Robert S. Wong, M.D.
Anesthesiology
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Robert S. Wong, M.D.

Anesthesiology

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Gender: Male
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology

Biography

Robert S. Wong, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Prior to joining Weill Cornell, Dr. Wong was a cardiothoracic anesthesiologist at Scripps Hospital of San Diego. He completed his postdoctoral training in Los Angeles—he did his Internship in Medicine at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and his Residency in Anesthesiology at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center David Geffen School of Medicine. Upon completion of his training, he continued at UCLA as an attending anesthesiologist specializing in pediatric cardiac anesthesia. In San Diego, Dr. Wong was instrumental as the principal anesthesiologist in helping develop a successful minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery program using the Port Access System and the Da Vinci Robot. Additionally, he was a clinical instructor for senior Navy anesthesia residents seeking advanced training in cardiothoracic anesthesia. Dr. Wong earned his M.D. at the Emory University School of Medicine and a B.S. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is board-certified in advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.

Research

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Emory University School of Medicine, 1985
  • B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this doctor. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the doctor’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this doctor is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY
  • WorldWide Medical

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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No External Relationships Reported