Christina M. Wong DO

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Accepting New Patients

Board Certification

American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment.

Education/Experience

Dr. Christina Wong received her medical degree from Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at the Puyallup Tribal Health Authority in Puyallup, Wash. and fellowships from Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and Virginia Tech Sports Medicine. Before joining the Polyclinic, Dr. Wong practiced at The Sports Medicine Clinic in Seattle, Wash.

Career Influence

“I have always been inspired to be a health care provider because it’s a profession that allows me to make a long-lasting impression in a person’s life.”

Clinical Interests

Dr. Wong diagnoses and treats a wide range of sports-related injuries. Dr. Wong has a special interest in performing ultrasound-guided injections including steroid and PRP injections. She also can perform osteopathic manipulative treatments on certain musculoskeletal injuries.

Pediatrics

Patients ages 7 and up.

Personal Interests

Outside of work, Dr. Wong enjoys playing intramural sports such as softball and dodgeball, hiking, spending time with family and friends, traveling, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

Practice Philosophy

“I treat the whole person. I enjoy helping patients get back to an active lifestyle and educating them on preventive measures they can take to avoid future injuries.”

Publications

  • Publications in Referred Journals
    • Esquivel, A., Sherman S, Bir C, Lemos S. The Interaction of Intramuscular Ketoralac (Toradol) and Concussion in a Rat Model. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 2016. Peer Review.
    • Jones, D., Patton, S., Brolinson, GB, Wong, C.* Hydrodissection of an Achilles Tendinopathy in a Professional Football Player. 2017. MOJ Orthop Rheumatol 8(1): 00297.
    • Howell, D., Buckley, T., Lynall, R., Meehan, W. Dual-task gait changes and sport-related injury after clinical concussion recovery. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 2017. Peer Review.
  • Book Chapters
  • Rogers, M. and CM Wong*, Shoulder Impingement In: R. Miller et al Essentials of Orthopaedics 2nd edition, Elsevier Health Sciences,138-140, 2017.

Hospital Affiliations

Swedish Medical Center

Media

Quoted in “How to Keep Your Fitness Game Strong Even When It’s Cold Outside” by Angela Cabotaje. Right as Rain. Dec. 9th, 2019.

Teaching Involvement

Dr. Wong served as an Assistant Professor in the Discipline of Sports Medicine at the Virginia campus of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Professional Involvement

  • American College of Osteopathy Family Physicians Member
  • American Osteopathic Association Member
  • American Osteopathy Academy of Sports Medicine Member
  • American Medical Society of Sports Medicine Member