Dr. Daniel Wong
Dr. Daniel Wong is a cardiac surgeon in the Fraser Health Authority, based largely at Royal Columbian Hospital, with a practice in adult cardiac, complex aortic (Ross procedure, David procedure, arch and thoracoabdominal aortic surgery), and transcatheter valve surgery. He obtained a BSc and MD from University of Toronto, completed residency at Dalhousie University, and graduated with an MPH from Harvard University where he was a research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health. He has subspecialty fellowship training from Texas Heart Institute (aortic and endovascular surgery) and from UBC (St. Paul’s Hospital, transcatheter aortic valve surgery. He is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Cardiac Surgery Examination Executive Board and a voting member of the RCPSC Specialty Committee in Cardiac Surgery. Daniel has mentored dozens of residents and medical students in cardiac surgery and research, is a reviewer for medical journals, has published numerous articles, and has been a member of the local research ethics board. He was previously Medical Director / Department Head of Cardiac Services for Vancouver Island Health Authority, and is currently President of the Doctors of BC Cardiac Surgery Section and a member of the Provincial Advisory Committee on Cardiac Health, UBC Residency Education Committee for Cardiac Surgery, and the Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation Council for the Advancement of Research Efforts. Daniel prefers sunlight over operating room lights, and can often be found enjoying the beautiful outdoors in BC.