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Jessica Karen Wong, MD, MEng, Joins Radiation Oncology Department at Fox Chase


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Fox Chase Cancer Center announced that Jessica Karen Wong, MD, MEng, recently joined the Department of Radiation Oncology as Assistant Professor in the academic clinician track. Dr. Wong completed her radiation oncology residency program at Fox Chase, where she served as Chief Resident in 2019 and won the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award.

Jessica Karen Wong, MD, MEng

Jessica Karen Wong, MD, MEng

Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO

Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO

“We’re very excited that Dr. Wong [has joined] our faculty in the Department of Radiation Oncology. Throughout her residency, she has demonstrated her clinical knowledge and compassion as well as her academic expertise in the treatment of prostate cancers and lymphomas, and she will be an asset to our department,” said Eric M. Horwitz, MD, FABS, FASTRO, Chair of the Department of Radiation Oncology.

Professional Training

Before attending medical school, Dr. Wong earned her Master’s degree in biomedical engineering from the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She received her medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, on multiple scholarships. Dr. Wong graduated with high honors, was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honors Society, and received the Faculty Medal for Academic Achievement and AOA Distinguished Graduate Awards.

Dr. Wong completed her internship in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis. She has technical radiation oncology experience in a number of areas, including external-beam radiation therapy and brachytherapy.

Professional Memberships

Dr. Wong is a member of the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American College of Radiation Oncology, RSNA, and the Society of Women in Radiation Oncology. She was a resident editor and radiation biology and radiation physics buildout contributor for RadOncQuestions. She has published multiple manuscripts and has made presentations at the American Radium Society Meeting and the American Society for Radiation Oncology Conference.

 


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