Derek Wong, MD
Associate Clinical Professor
Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Licensed Certified Clinical Geneticist
Dr. Wong was born at UCLA Medical Center. He graduated from Webb High School in Claremont, CA and attended Harvard University, where he received a BA/MS degree in Applied Mathematics. After completing his medical degree and pediatric residency, he worked in a general pediatric practice in Glendale, CA for nine years. In 2002 he completed fellowship training in clinical and biochemical genetics at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Wong sees patients with genetic disorders, and has a special interest in patients with inborn errors of metabolism. His clinical and research interests include newborn screening, clinical trials for new therapies for inborn errors of metabolism, and mathematical and computer modeling of biologic processes.