Dr. Charles Wong, DO

Dr. Charles Wong, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Charles Wong, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 6 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.Read his story

Mercy Orthopedic, Spine & Hand Center

300 Old River Rd Ste 200

Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • GEMCare
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Kern Family Health Care
  • Medi-Cal

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wong performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Wong's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Wong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wong "Dr. Wong is a fellowship trained hand and microsurgeon. Completing this sub-specialty fellowship through Harvard Medical School, Dr. Wong trained with world renowned place and orthopedic surgeons at The Beth Israel Deaconesses Hospital, Children Hospital of Boston, The New England Baptist Hospital, and the Shriners Hospital for Children. Dr. Wong completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona and attended Osteopathic Medical School in Kansas City, Missouri. He then went on to complete six years of general surgery training at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield. He is happy to return to the community that he has been serving for the greater part of a decade, to help provide comprehensive upper extremity care alongside his colleagues at Mercy's Orthopedic, Hand & Spine Center. In his free time Dr. Wong, enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, photography and keeping up with his dogs."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wong "Care is given with compassion and dignity to every patient, not only for the treatment of injury and sickness, but for the maintenance of health and prevention of illness as well."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Wong does not have any board certifications listed.

149  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysmal Bone Cyst
  • Animal Bite
  • Arm Disorders
  • Arm Injuries
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Infarct
  • Boutonniere Deformity
  • Bowler's Finger Syndrome
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Cancer-Related Muskuloskeletal Problems
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Carpopedal Spasm
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Cat Bite
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Congenital Hand Anomaly
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Difficulty Making Fine Hand Movements
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dog Bite
  • Double Fingernail of Fifth Finger
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Exostoses
  • Extremity Injuries
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Familial Joint Laxity
  • Familial Osteoarthropathy of the Fingers
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Frostbite
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Industrial Injury
  • Infections
  • Joint Clicking
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Effusion
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Space Disease
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Kienbock's Disease
  • Laceration
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Cancer
  • Limb Deformity
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nail Dysplasia
  • Nail Dysplasia, Isolated Congenital
  • Nerve Cancer
  • Nerve Conduction Disorders
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nerve Tumors
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Neuromas
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Numbness
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Osteoarticular Disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pediatric Bone Problems
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Polydactyly
  • Posterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome
  • Radioulnar Synostosis - Type 1
  • Radioulnar Synostosis - Type 2
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rupture of Ulnar Collateral Ligament of Thumb
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Sebaceous Cysts
  • Simple Fractures
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Syndactyly
  • Synovitis
  • Systemic Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Tumor
  • Ulnar Nerve Injuries
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Upper Extremity Infection
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Vascular Anomaly
  • Vascular Malformations
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
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128  Procedures

  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Adult Reconstructive Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Biopsy
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bone Transport to Correct Length or Bone Loss
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Casting
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Cystectomy
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diagnostic Surgery
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Endoscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • IV Cutdown
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Resurfacing
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Laceration Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Local Anesthesia
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Microneurovascular Surgery
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurovascular Surgical Services
  • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Osteotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Injections
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Permanent Nail Removal
  • Post-Trauma Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Repair of Amputated Digit
  • Revision Surgery
  • Rheumatologic and Osteoarthritis Reconstruction
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Splinting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stitches
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Tumor Resection
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Vascular Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
  • X-Ray
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Kern Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Kern Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Harvard / Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Wong has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Wong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends
23 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Wong's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Wong Says:

Thank you for choosing Dignity Health, Mercy Hospitals Orthopedic, Spine & Hand Center. We understand you have many choices and are thankful for the opportunity to provide you with compassionate care. Please call us for future appointments.


Patient Comments (11)

Amazing care each and every time! Very thorough during appointments, doesnt rush to explain, answers all of our questions and concerns.
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Dr. Wong was very conservative and very compassionate about the treatment that was best for me, he took the time to answer all my questions and never once did I feel like he was in a rush to leave the exam room. Don't want to see him again, but I would not hesitate to return to his office if I or...more
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Where do I begin...the Doctor gave me his time, compassion, and optimism. He listened as long as I talked and made no obvious attempt to 'finish' the appointment. Sometimes you don't know what questions to ask. No problem. Dr. Wong asks enough questions that some will surely fit you. Really! ...more
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Dr. Wong is a great doctor. He did a excellent job on fixing my daughter's arm. Great with kids and explains everything really well for you to understand it. We are very thankful and happy to see our daughter's arm back to normal. Thank you Dr. Wong!
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Incredibly satisfied with Dr Wong. He was extremely patient and thoroughly explained the upcoming surgery details. I went into surgery with the confidence I had an excellent surgeon. I came out of surgery knowing my confidence was well placed. Dr Wong explained the post surgery care and pain...more
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