University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Continuing Medical Education

Bio for Cheung Wong, M.D.
Cheung Wong, M.D.

Cheung Wong, M.D.

Associate Professor, Director for Gynecologic Oncology Division
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences


Contact Information
E-mail: Cheung.Wong@uvm.edu
Phone:
802-847-5110
Office Location:
Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, MFU - Smith 403, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401

Education

1999     Fellowship - Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY Gynecologic Oncology
1996     Residency - Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, NY
1992     M.D. - New York University, New York City, NY
1988     B.S. - New York University, New York City, NY, Biology

Research Interests

Dr. Wong’s research activities involve the study of angiogenesis in ovarian cancer.  Current studies are examining the role of HIF-1 and IL-6 in ovarian cancer, using human tumor tissues as well as cell culture techniques.  Dr. Wong is currently studying molecular markers in ovarian tissue from patients who underwent prophylactic oophorectomy and from women with ovarian cancer.

Awards and Honors

2008, 2010, 2011, 2013     Chief Resident Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Vermont
2001, 2002, 2003, 2012     APGO Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Vermont
2012     Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award - Rotation 1 Class of 2014, University of Vermont
2012     Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award - Rotation 1 Class of 2013, University of Vermont
2012     Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award - Rotation 2 Class of 2013, University of Vermont
2012     Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award - Rotation 3 Class of 2013, University of Vermont
2012     Medical Student Clerkship Teaching Award - Rotation 4 Class of 2013, University of Vermont
2010     Clerkship Best Teaching Award, University of Vermont
2006     AOA, Excellence in medical teaching
2003     CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, The American College of OB/GYN
2001     CREOG National Faculty Award for Excellence in Resident Education, The American College of OB/GYN
1997     Best Scientific Research Report, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Publications

Brown L, Mount S, Reddy R, Slim R, Wong C, Jobanputra V, Clifford P, Merrill L, Brown S. Recurrent pregnancy loss in a woman with NLRP7 mutation: not all molar pregnancies can be easily classified as either "partial" or "complete" hydatidiform moles. Int J Gynecol Pathol. 2013 Jul;32(4):399-405. doi: 10.1097/PGP.0b013e31826cbf6a. PubMed PMID: 23722513.
Akselrod DG, Wong C, Keating DP. Spleno-parametrial ectopic varices: an unusual porto-systemic shunt in portal hypertension. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb;119(2 Pt 2):455-9. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182331611. PubMed PMID: 22270437.
Cassavaugh JM, Hale SA, Wellman TL, Howe AK, Wong C, Lounsbury KM. Negative regulation of HIF-1a by an FBW7-mediated degradation pathway during hypoxia. J Cell Biochem. 2011 Dec;112(12):3882-90. doi: 10.1002/jcb.23321. PubMed PMID: 21964756; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3202039.
Cole L, Mount S, Nuzzo E, Wong C. Aspiration cytology of ovarian cystic masses: histologic correlation and review of the literature. Acta Cytol. 2011;55(1):19-25. doi: 10.1159/000320873. Epub 2010 Nov 26. PubMed PMID: 21135517.
Hale SA, Wong C, Lounsbury KM.  Erythropoietin disrupts hypoxia-inducible factor signaling in ovarian cancer cells.  Gynecol Oncol. 2006 Jan;100(1):14-9. Epub 2005 Oct 13. PubMed PMID: 16226302.

See PubMed listing here.