Dr. Hong specializes in the treatment of pediatric patients with neurosurgical conditions, with additional specialty training in the treatment of pediatric spinal disorders, including scoliosis. He completed his residency in his home state of Michigan at the Detroit Medical Center, and completed fellowship training at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego, before becoming a part of Stanford Children's Health.

His clinical interests include brain tumors, epilepsy surgery, idiopathic scoliosis, Chiari malformation, vascular conditions, concussion, and will treat all other conditions within the specialty.

Clinical Focus

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric brain tumors
  • Spinal deformity
  • Adolescent scoliosis
  • Chiari malformation and syrinx
  • Tethered cord
  • Spina bifida
  • Moyamoya syndrome
  • Craniosynostosis
  • Plagiocephaly
  • Brachial plexus palsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Concussion

Academic Appointments

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (2008 - Present)
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (2008 - Present)

Professional Education

  • Fellowship:University of California San Diego Medical Center (2015) CA
  • Residency:Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center (2014)
  • Internship:Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center (2008)
  • Medical Education:New York University School of Medicine (2007) NY

Community and International Work

  • KAMA Global Health Outreach Program, Pyongyang, DPRK


    Pediatric Neurosurgery

    Partnering Organization(s)

    Korean Medical Association

    Populations Served




    Ongoing Project


    Opportunities for Student Involvement