Dr. Douglas Wong, MD

Dr. Douglas Wong, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Douglas Wong, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Virginia / Main Campus in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

660 Golden Ridge Rd Ste 250

Golden, CO 80401

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Wong's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wong "Douglas C. Wong MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the operative and non-operative treatment of adult and pediatric spinal disorders. He received his undergraduate degree with magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He earned his medical degree at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Virginia and concluded his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. His interest in spinal surgery brought him to Denver, where he completed a one-year spine fellowship at Lakewood Orthopaedic Clinic. His primary interest is in spinal disorders such as scoliosis and spine fractures, and minimally invasive spinal surgical techniques and disc replacement surgery. He is also a team physician for the US Disabled Ski Team."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wong "To practice high quality orthopedic care for my patients. The philosophy is the patient drives the practice. The employees are team members who are mutually accountable and pursue our goal of high quality care in a team approach."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Virginia Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lakewood Orthopaedic Clinic, Fellowship Training
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Mortar Board Member,
  • Upper Class Carswell Scholarship Finalist,
  • Phi Beta Kappa,
  • Magna Cum Laude Graduate,
  • Wake Forest Dean's List, 1983-87
Media & Publications
  • X-Stop: One Stop for Back Pain Relief, 3/29/07
  • Ascending Paralysis in Thoracolumbar Burst Fractures,
  • Anterior Thoracoscopic and Posterior Hemivertebral Resection for Congenital Scoliosis: Description of the Technique., 1990
  • Pedicle Subtraction Osteotomy,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wong to family and friends
53 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (53)

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  • 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. Wong is an excellent orthopedics surgeon. He performed sugery on my back that went extremely well and eliminated my chronic pain. He has a very professional demeanor but is also very personable. I highly recommend Dr. Wong for your orthopedic surgery and know that you will be pleased with...more
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Needed a permanent solution to mynerve pain. Drugs that work with undesirable side effects wasn't long term solution. After mri it was decided backfusion was answer. Dec surgery, no problems instantly pain free and already stronger than I've been in 2 years. Dr. Wong has great personality and...more
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My husband and I went to Dr. Wong because of my husbands good experience with him for his neck surgery about one year ago. He was very patience and helpful and prescribed physical therapy. For my condition he told me that if I needed further help he would recommend another doctor to help me...more
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Unfortunately due to Dr. Wong’s lack of listening/caring I am now six months in to bulging disks with an area of my spine degraded. I am thousands of dollars down in physical therapy costs for “holding my neck forward” all someone at the office had to do was listen to me to know my pain was in the...more
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Dr Wong was very professional, friendly and informative. The atmosphere was relaxing and not intimidating at all. I felt like I was in good hands and would not hesitate in recommending Dr Wong.
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