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Caring for your skin with Aloha.....

 

 

Winona Y. Wong, M.D., Ph.D.

 

Dr. Wong became Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology in 1998 and is certified by the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. She grew up in Hawaii and graduated from Punahou.  She left the islands to attend college in Boston and then lived in Houston for her graduate education (MD and PhD). Residency took her back to Boston and after finishing her residency she worked at Mystic Valley Dermatology in Medford, MA. Dr. Wong chose to returned to Hawaii in 2006 with her family to raise their daughter with the unique beauty, culture, people and climate that make Hawaii "no ka oi".  She chose to start anew and open her own solo Honolulu dermatology practice with the name 'Aloha Dermatology' to reflect her personalized approach to patient care.

Education:

M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. (M.D./Ph.D. program)

Ph.D. in Cellular Biology from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX. (M.D./Ph.D program) . 

As part of her thesis she discovered the second form of Prostaglandin Synthase now known as 'COX-2'.

Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tufts University, Medford, MA., summa cum laude with special honors.


Training:

Internship at St. Joseph's Hospital, Houston, TX.

Dermatology Residency at Tufts University & Boston University Schools of Medicine Joint Dermatology training program.  .

Postdoctoral research at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX. Dept. of Tumor Biology, .

Professional Society Memberships:

  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Hawaii Dermatological Society
  • American Medical Association

 

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