About Dr. Fong
Education and Training:
Dr. Fong grew up and received his education and training in Canada. He earned an M.D. degree "with distinction" (first class honors all four years) at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His family medicine residency was completed in 1983 at the same university. During the residency, his training included rotations in office family medicine, geriatrics, internal medicine, surgery, urology, orthopedics, obstetrics and gynecology, intensive care, emergency medicine, psychiatry and pediatrics. Since licensure Dr. Fong has always kept up continuing medical education with seminars, lectures, reading and self study.
Since 1997, Dr. Fong has been practicing in Walnut Creek, and has been on active staff at John Muir Walnut Creek Hospital.
Before Walnut Creek, Dr. Fong had been in practice for fourteen years, from 1983 on. He practiced for twelve years in Edmonton, Canada, and for two years in Peoria, Illinois. Besides office practice, he was also on active staff at a large 700-bed teaching hospital while in Canada, and he was on active staff at all three hospitals in Peoria, Illinois. Also, while in Canada he was a part-time clinical lecturer at the University of Alberta.
Certification and Membership:
Dr. Fong is certified by The American Board of Family Practice and is a member of The American Academy of Family Practice.
Besides English, Dr. Fong speaks both Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese; he also reads and writes Chinese.
Dr. Fong is married with children.