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Michael William Fong, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
HCC 322 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6130

Overview

Dr. Fong completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Toronto, and his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Case Western University, and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Fong then served as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Imaging Sciences in the Program for Heart Failure and Transplantation, and Co-Director of Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the University of Rochester before joining the faculty at USC.

As Co-Director of Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy, Dr. Fong has helped build and expand the offerings for advanced healthcare to cardiac patients serviced by the Keck Medical Center of USC. In addition to his work in Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiothoracic Transplantation, Dr. Fong is also active in the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, caring for patients with surgically implanted ventricular assist devices, and in the Department of Radiology interpreting cardiac MRI. Dr. Fong is also active in several medical center committees including the Electronic Health Records Subcommittee of the Medical Records Committee, and the Quality Operations and Standards Subcommittee.

Dr. Fong’s research interests include cardiogenic shock, cardiac imaging, severe hypertension and mobile technology in healthcare. He has been awarded grants by Proteus Digital Health and the Coulter Foundation, and has helped design and study mobile apps with Moving Analytics and Medable Inc.

Awards

University of Toronto: Entrance Scholarship, 1994

Erindale College: In-Course Scholarship, 1996

University of Toronto: Dean's Honor List, 1995-1997

Golden Key National Honor Society

Case Western Reserve University Internal Medicine: Resident Teacher Award, 2004

Strong Memorial Hospital: Strong Star Appreciation Award, 2007

University of Toronto : Entrance Scholarship, 1994

University of Toronto : Dean's Honor List, 1995-1997

Case Western Reserve University Internal Medicine : Resident Teacher Award, 2004

International Society for HealthCare Professionals: Leading Physicians of the World, 2013

Super Doctors: Southern California Rising Stars, 2014

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Publications

Heart Failure-Induced Brain Injury. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Mar 28; 69(12):1609-1616. View in: PubMed

Assessment of segmental myocardial blood flow and myocardial perfusion reserve by adenosine-stress myocardial arterial spin labeling perfusion imaging. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2017 Feb 02. View in: PubMed

Pan-Cardiac Cycle Fixed Mitral Valve Opening in an LVAD Patient Presenting with Hemorrhagic Shock. Echocardiography. 2016 Apr; 33(4):644-646. View in: PubMed

Fulminant eosinophilic myocarditis following ICD implantation in a patient with undisclosed nickel allergy. Int J Cardiol. 2016 Jan 15; 203:1018-9. View in: PubMed

Renal denervation in heart failure. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2015 Apr; 17(4):528. View in: PubMed

Modern day management of giant cell myocarditis. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 15; 178:82-4. View in: PubMed

Cardiac imaging: Part 1, MR pulse sequences, imaging planes, and basic anatomy. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2011 Oct; 197(4):808-15. View in: PubMed

Treatment of ventricular tachycardia in patients with heart failure. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2011 Jun; 13(3):203-9. View in: PubMed

Tick tock. Am J Med. 2011 Apr; 124(4):306-8. View in: PubMed

Manual of Outpatient Cardiology, Bisognano JD, Beck R, and Connell R. 2011; 51-78. View in: PubMed

Cardiac arteriovenous malformation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Apr 20; 55(16):e133. View in: PubMed

Manual of Heart Failure Managment, Bisognano JD, Baker ML, and Early M. 2009; 59-71. View in: PubMed

Cardiac amyloid. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Dec 16; 52(25):2210. View in: PubMed

Right ventricular tumor and thrombus. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Nov 4; 52(19):1598. View in: PubMed

Stress echocardiography testing: is submaximal good enough? Cardiol J. Stress echocardiography testing: is submaximal good enough? Cardiol J. 2008; 15(3):207-8. View in: PubMed

Hypertension Primer, Izzo JL and Black HR. 2008; 553-556. View in: PubMed

Improving care in resistant hypertension: medication trends and nonpharmacologic strategies in a specialty clinic. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2007; 7(6):449-52. View in: PubMed

Endocarditis with aortic root pseudoaneurysm rupture. Cardiol J. 2007; 14(2):202-4. View in: PubMed

Evaluation and treatment of resistant hypertension. Cardiol J. 2007; 14(4):329-30. View in: PubMed

Characteristics and management of patients presenting to the emergency department with hypertensive urgency. J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich). 2006 Jan; 8(1):12-8. View in: PubMed

Value of long-term administration of acyclovir and similar agents for protecting against AIDS-related lymphoma: case-control and historical cohort studies. Clin Infect Dis. 2000 May; 30(5):757-61. View in: PubMed

Can an antibiotic (macrolide) prevent Chlamydia pneumoniae-induced atherosclerosis in a rabbit model? Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. Can an antibiotic (macrolide) prevent Chlamydia pneumoniae-induced atherosclerosis in a rabbit model? Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1999 Nov; 6(6):891-4. View in: PubMed

Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology. The protective value of chronic Acyclovir (or Ganciclovir/Foscarnet) against AIDS-related lymphoma: a historical cohort study. 1998; 4(17):A31. View in: PubMed

Rabbit model for Chlamydia pneumoniae infection. J Clin Microbiol. 1997 Jan; 35(1):48-52. View in: PubMed

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