Major General Wong, a Southern California native, graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, CA in 1980 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He entered active duty in 1984, following graduation from the School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco, CA. He also received a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University, a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College, and is board certified in Prosthodontics.
Major General Wong completed his General Dentistry Residency Program at Fort Sill, OK and an Advanced Prosthodontic Residency Program at Fort Sam Houston (FSH), TX. He is a graduate of the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, US Army War College, and Joint Medical Executive Skills Institute CAPSTONE Symposium.
Prior to his current assignment, Major General Wong served as Commanding General, Brooke Army Medical Center and Southern Regional Medical Command, and Deputy Director, San Antonio Military Health System, FSH, TX. Previous duty assignments include: Commanding General, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX; Deputy Commanding General for Readiness, Western Regional Medical Command; Commander, US Army Dental Command, FSH, TX; Commander, North Atlantic Regional Dental Command and Walter Reed Dental Activity, Washington, DC; Senior Dental Staff Officer, Office of the Surgeon General (OTSG), Washington, DC; Commander, Presidio of Monterey Dental Clinic, San Francisco, CA; Commander, 665th Medical Company, Korea; Dental Executive Fellow, OTSG, Washington, DC; Staff Officer, HQs, US Army Dental Command, FSH, TX; Chief, Dental Lab Branch, AMEDD Center and School, FSH, TX; Staff Prosthodontist, FSH, TX and Officer-in-Charge, Kelley Barracks Dental Clinic, Stuttgart, GE.
Major General Wong’s awards and decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, and National Defense Service Medal with one star. He holds the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Army Staff Identification Badge, is a recipient of The Surgeon General’s “A” proficiency designator and the Dental Corps' Fairbank Medal. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and American Dental Association, a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.