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Dr. Roy Hong, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Hong

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94301

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Dr. Roy Hong, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and cosmetic, plastic & reconstructive surgery.


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3.9

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Hong is married and has a son and a daughter. He has an interest in overseas volunteer medical work and has served as a volunteer physician in South Korea and visiting plastic surgeon in Vietnam.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1997
University Texas MD Anderson Canc Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
New York University
Fellowship Hospital
1991
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Of Washington
Internship Hospital
1985
Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
Medical School
1997
1995
1991
1987
1985

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(650) 321-4121

Dr. Hong accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Hong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Reconstruction
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hong performs Breast Reconstruction more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Hong performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Wound Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hong performs Wound Repair more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Hong performs this procedure more than 71% of his peers

Breast Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hong performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Hong performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Hong's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Gynecomastia Repair
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lipomas
  • Liposuction
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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87% Patient experience rating, 18% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)