Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology


Helen Wong, MD

Professor of Clinical Medicine, UCSF








  Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY
  Residency: University Hospital at Stony Brook, NY
  Fellowship: Gastroenterology, St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY
  Board Certified:

American Board of Internal Medicine


  Awards and Recognition:

2006, 2008       

VA Patient Care Award

  1. Wong H; Chronic Hepatitis C virus Infection in the VA Population. October 99 to present.


    Wong, H; A clinical study of Infergen, In hepatitis C patients Who Receive An Initial Course of Therapy With Infergen 9 MCG (12 weeks) and Re-treatment with Infergen 15 mcg (24
    weeks) for Nonresponers. Aug 1998 to June 1999.


    Wong, H; The F.A.S.T. Trial: The Future of Acid Suppression Therapy Oct 1999 to present

    Wong H; VA Cooperative study CSP 577: Colonoscopy –vs- Fecal Immunochemical Test in Reducing
    Mortality from Colorectal Cancer (CONFIRM study). 2012-present. 


  1. Bruckner HW, Sung MW, Chesser M, Wong H. Treatment of Advanced Gastric Cancer with Methotrexate, 5-FU, Leucovorin, and Cisplatin. Proceedings of the American Association for Cancer Research. 1988: 8(6): 397-401.
  2. Bruckner HW, Kalnicki S, Sung MW, Schwartz GK, Chesser Mr, Wong H, Janus C. Combined Modality Therapy for Stage II Pancreatic Cancer with Simultaneous Radiotherapy, 5 FU Infusion, Streptozotocin, and Cisplatin with Leucovorin and FU maintenance. Proceedings of The American Association for Cancer Research. 1989 (30): 1024


    Bruchner HW, Chesser MR, Wong H, Mandeli J. Folate Biochemical Modulation Regimen for the Treatment of Gastric Cancer. Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology. 1991; 13(4):384-9


    Marsha A. Sterling, MS,RN, ANP, and Helen W Wong, M.D. Coronary Heart Disease and Colon Polyps. Veterans Health System Journal. Sept. 1997 pg. 63-66


    Jasdeep S Bal MD, Helen Wong MD and Devang N Prajapati MD. The Development of Lichen Planus During Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2b and Ribavirin Therapy For Hepatitis C - The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2003; 98, S205.