Matthew Wong, M.D., J.D.


Dr. Wong’s clinical expertise and extensive experience make him an indispensable part of our team.  He is an expert in treating children and teens who suffer from eating disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, substance abuse and sleep impairments. A good listener with a big heart, Dr. Wong works in close proximity with the rest of our treatment team in order to optimize treatment plans and effectively integrate psychopharmacological treatments with psychotherapeutic ones.

Dr. Wong’s jovial disposition makes him a favorite among our clients and their parents and families.  His high regard for the value of education and awareness makes him an exceptional ally for those in treatment and recovery. Having served as medical director for both Molina Healthcare and for the Southern California Drug and Alcohol Program, Dr. Wong brings years of valuable experience to our table.

With an unequaled zeal for learning, Dr. Wong earned his Doctorate of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Oak Brooke College of Law and Government.  He completed his Physician’s Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles.  He has served with distinction on a large number of groundbreaking publications, research ventures, paper presentations and workshops and teaching sessions.  His family-oriented approach to treatment makes him a perfect fit here at Adolescent Growth.

Dr. Wong is fluent in Cantonese and enjoys playing soccer, racquetball and tennis.

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