John B. Wong, MD - Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Dr. John B. Wong reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Wong is a Professor of Medicine and physician at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts.

Education and Training

MD: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, 1982

Internship in Internal Medicine: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1982-1983

Residency in Internal Medicine: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1983-1985

Fellowship in Clinical Decision Making: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1985-1987

Chief Resident: New England Medical Center at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 1987-1988

Certifications

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Internal Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Academic Appointments

Professor, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2010-present

Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

  • Professor of Medicine, 2003-present
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, 1994-2003
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, 1988-1994

Adjunct Faculty, Tufts School of Engineering and Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford and Boston, MA, 2003-2007

Faculty, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University, Boston, MA, 2003

Financial Disclosure

The final approval of Healthwise content is always made by a clinician with no financial conflicts.

Dr. Wong received honoraria from the following:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation
  • American Association for the Study of Liver Disease
  • World Health Organization
  • Institute of Medicine
  • Society of Gynecological Surgery - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. Wong holds shares in HealthNet and was a paid statistical editor for Annals of Internal Medicine for the American College of Physicians.