Gregory J. Wong, MD


  • Internship: Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine
  • MD: Washington University School of Medicine (2020)
  • Undergraduate: University of California, Los Angeles (2014)


Clinical and Research Interests

  • Acute ischemic stroke
  • Vacsular neurology
  • Interventional neuroradiology
  • Clinical studies of acute stroke imaging, treatment, prevention
  • Quality improvement of acute stroke care workflow 



Wong GJ, Gaudioso CM, Castro E, Sharifai N, Dahiya S, Dehner LP, Griffith JL. Clinical Reasoning: A 7-year-Old Boy with Acute Onset Altered Mental Status. Neurology. 2021 Apr 13. Epub ahead of print.

Wong GJ, Yoo B, Liebeskind D, Baharvahdat H, Gornbein J, Jahan R, Szeder V, Duckwiler G, Tateshima S, Colby G, Nour M, Sharma L, Rao N, Hinman J, Starkman S, Saver JL; UCLA Thrombectomy Investigators. Frequency, Determinants, and Outcomes of Emboli to Distal and New Territories Related to Mechanical Thrombectomy for Acute Ischemic Stroke. Stroke. 2021 May 20. Epub ahead of print.

Johnson-Black P, Wong G, Starkman S, Sanossian N, Sharma L, Kim-Tenser M, Liebeskind D, Restrepo-Jimenez L, Valdes-Sueiras M, Stratton S, Eckstein M, Pratt F, Conwit R, Hamilton S, Guzy J, Grunberg I, Shkirkova K, Hemphill C 3rd, Saver J; FAST-MAG Investigators and Coordinators. A Prehospital Acute Stroke Trial has Only Modest Impact on Enrollment in Concurrent, Post-arrival-Recruiting Stroke Trials. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Nov;29(11):105200.

Shkirkova K, Saver JL, Starkman S, Wong G, Weng J, Hamilton S, Liebeskind DS, Eckstein M, Stratton S, Pratt F, Conwit R, Sanossian N; FAST-MAG Trial Coordinators and Investigators. Frequency, Predictors, and Outcomes of Prehospital and Early Postarrival Neurological Deterioration in Acute Stroke: Exploratory Analysis of the FAST-MAG Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Neurol. 2018 Nov 1;75(11):1364-1374.



2018 American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting [Podium Talk] 

2018 International Stroke Conference [Podium Talk] 

2016 International Stroke Conference [Poster]


Honors and Awards

2020,  Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Washington University School of Medicine Chapter

2017, Medical Student Summer Research Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology

2017, Summer Research Program Dean’s Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine

2014, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, UCLA Chapter

2009, Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America



  • Rock climbing (bouldering)
  • Running
  • Singing