Andrea C. Wong MD, MPH

Andrea Wong

Andrea C. Wong
MD, MPH

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Neurosurgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Anesthesiology; Pain Management

Contact Information
University at Buffalo Neurosurgery
180 Park Club Lane
Suite 250
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-218-1000
Fax: 716-580-7677
awong48@buffalo.edu



Professional Summary:

Dr. Andrea C. Wong joined University at Buffalo Neurosurgery in 2017. As a clinical assistant professor, she specializes in interventional pain management. She treats a variety of chronic pain related conditions including, spinal disc degeneration and herniation, spinal stenosis, spinal arthritis, joint pain, complex regional pain syndrome, and peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Wong performs procedures using live fluoroscopic guidance for epidural steroid injections, facet/medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablation/rhizotomy, spinal cord stimulation, lumbar sympathetic block, stellate ganglion block and ganglion impar injections. She also performs injections to treat chronic joint pain in the sacroiliac, knee, and hip areas. Procedures offered in the office setting include greater occipital nerve injections, trigger point injections, and Botox injections (chronic migraine).

Dr. Wong has been involved in lab based research studying the effect of injury and endogenous opioid circulation leading to the development of chronic pain states, as well as development of opioid-induced hyperalgesia. She has been a co-author in a number of academic pain medicine publications. She is a member of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM), and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA).

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Pain Medicine, University Hospitals Case Medical Center (2016)
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Kentucky Medical Center (2015)
  • MD, Medicine, St. George's University School of Medicine (2011)
  • MPH, St. Georgeā€˜s University School of Medicine (2007)
  • BA, Psychology, McMaster University, Summa cum laude (2005)
  • BS, Biology, McMaster University (2004)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo Neurosurgery (2017-present)
  • Staff Physician, Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Hamot (2016–2017)




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Contact Information

University at Buffalo Neurosurgery
180 Park Club Lane
Suite 250
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: 716-218-1000
Fax: 716-580-7677
awong48@buffalo.edu