Dr. Roy Hong, MD

Dr. Roy Hong, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Roy Hong, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and plastic surgery.

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 94% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
more than 86% of peers
Breast Diseases
more than 62% of peers

Dr. Hong'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hong "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."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Lipomas
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia

29  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Liposuction
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hong has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hong's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hong to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hong'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
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