MICHAEL J. WONG, M.D., Director


Director, HeartCare, Los Angeles, CA.  Cardiologist Board-certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology, specializing in primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease.

Founder and co-chair, Lipidologists of Los Angeles, a group of medical professionals who meet quarterly in various locations in the Greater Los Angeles area on topics of current interest.  Guest speakers often present cutting-edge research.

Speakers Bureau:  American Heart Association


Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, B.S., 1955-59

George Washington University Medical School, Washington, D.C., M.D., 1959-63

Internship and Residency, UCLA-Affiliated program, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1963-66

Clinical Fellowship, Cardiology, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1966-67

Military Service, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, 1967-69

Research Fellowship, Cardiology, Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital, Los Angeles, 1969-70


Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1970 – 1985.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing, University of California at Los Angeles, 1982 – 1986, 1996-2007.


Recipient, Physician of the Year Award, Western States Affiliate, American Heart Association, 2003
.Recipient, Louis B. Russell Award, National American Heart Association Board of Directors, 1996
Recipient, Heart of Gold Award, American Heart Association Greater Los Angeles Affiliate, 1993


American Medical Association

American Heart Association

National Lipid Association

Council on Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, AHA.

Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism, AHA

American College of Internal Medicine


American Heart Association, Western States Affiliate
Member and former Chair, Asian Task Force, 2001-2009.
Member, California Advocacy Task Force, Obesity/Physical Education Working Group, 2004, 2007.
Chair, Los Angeles Chinese Heart Council, 2003-2005.
Chair, Asian Task Force, 2001-2004
Member, Board of Directors, Los Angeles County, 1999-2005
Founder and Medical Vice President, Chinese Heart Counci
lMember, Chinese Outreach Task Force, 1999-2005
American Heart Association, National Board of Directors
Member, 1995-97

Women and Minority Leadership Committee, 1991 – 96

American Heart Association, Greater Los Angeles Affiliate
President, 1984 – 85

Board of Directors, 1976 – 1997
Medical Vice-President, 1982-83
Secretary, 1981-82

Graduate School of Nursing, UCLA
Member, Advisory Board, Graduate Nursing Administration Program 1979-83
P.S. R.O XXIV, Subcommittee on Cardiac Rehabilitation Criteria
Chair, 1975 – 79
Cardiac Rehabilitation Committee, 1977-81,


Director, Lipid Clinic, Lovelace Clinic, Albuquerque, NM, February 2007 to December 2009

Director, Lipid Clinic, Gallatin Medical Group, Downey, California, July, 2000 to July, 2001.

Consultant, Lipid Clinic at the Tommy Lasorda Heart Institute, Centinela Hospital, Los Angeles, California, November 1999-August 2000.

Chair, Medical Administrative Committee, California Hospital Medical Center, 2000-2002.

Private Practice, Cardiology Moore-White Medical Clinic Los Angeles 1970-72
Los Angeles 1972-present
Collaborative Nursing Practice Los Angeles 1978 – 07
Director, Cardiac Care Program, ICU, CCU,Telemetry Units California Medical Center Los Angeles 1970 – 85
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program California Medical Center Los Angeles 1971 – 85

Medical Director Medical Fitness Center, L.A. Athletic Club Los Angeles 1983 – 86

Medical Director Southern California Center for Medical Fitness Los Angeles 1986 – 89

Medical Director French Hospital ICU, CCU, and Telemetry Units Los Angeles 1986 – 88

Consultant P.S.R.O. XXIV Los Angeles 1975 – 80 Cardiac Rehabilitation Criteria Committee

Preceptor Graduate School of Nursing, UCLA Los Angeles 1978 – 2007

Consultant Blue Cross of Southern California Cardiac Rehabilitation