The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery has appointed K. Joshua Wong, MD, as an assistant professor to the team. 

He received his Medical Degree from the Jefferson Medical College - Thomas Jefferson University, completed his General Surgery residency at the University of Rochester and recently completed a Cardiothoracic Fellowship with the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Dr. Wong is an expert in adult cardiac surgery, coronary artery revascularization, mechanical circulatory support, and heart and lung transplantation. He is driven to provide excellence in care to patients and teach and mentor the next generation of cardiothoracic surgeons.

Dr. Wong's research interests are focused on surgical outcomes after adult cardiac surgery, surgical education, and Mechanical Circulatory Support (ECMO/LVAD)-Medical device innovation. 

"I am excited to be joining and working with the outstanding group of individuals who comprise the Department of Surgery," said Dr. Wong. "It will be my goal to help grow the clinical, educational, and research endeavors of our Division. I thank my U of M mentors for my growth as a surgeon."