Rich Wong

  • Dr. Richard J. Wong earned a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in History at Stanford University in 1990. He attended Harvard Medical School where he earned his M.D in 1994. After completing a general surgical internship at the Yale School of Medicine from 1994-95, he trained in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the Harvard Program in Otolaryngology from 1995-1999. In 2015 Dr. Wong was appointed Chief of the Head and Neck Service in the Department of Surgery after having served as the Vice Chair of Clinical Activities. He is co-leader of the Head and Neck Multi-Disciplinary Disease Management Team at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. His clinical expertise is in caring for patients with all types of head and neck malignancies. Dr. Wong has a particular interest in managing patients with aggressive or recurrent thyroid cancer, oral cancer, salivary cancer, and melanoma.


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  • Upcoming Events


    World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 3.5
    June 20 – 22, 2019
    Rome, Italy

    World Congress on Thyroid Cancer 4.0
    July 29 – August 1, 2021
    Boston, Massachusetts


  • WCTC3.5 Steering Committee:


    Rocco Bellatone, Co-Chair
    Celestino Lombardi, Co-Chair
    Gregory W. Randolph, MD
    Bryan McIver, MD
    Jeremy Freeman, MD
    Ian J. Witterick, MD
    Ashok R. Shaha, MD
    Jatin P. Shah, MD