Albert Chong, M.D. specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He finished his undergraduate studies at Stanford University. Afterwards, he received his medical degree and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Southern California. He returned to SOAR/Stanford University to complete a sports medicine fellowship, where he acquired additional expertise in arthroscopic procedures.
Dr. Chong has helped to provide care to professional athletes, including those from the NFL, MLB, and US Gymnastics. He has served as an orthopaedic consultant to the ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals), and he was an assistant team physician for Stanford University and Santa Clara University.
Dr. Chong is board-certified in both Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, and is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He also serves as a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Southern California, where he was awarded the Francis J. Schiller, M.D. Voluntary Faculty Award. He was appointed the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Expert for LiveSTRONG.com, and he is a regular contributing writer.
Among Dr. Chong’s areas of expertise are shoulder stabilizations, rotator cuff repairs, knee and elbow ligament reconstructions, meniscus repairs, cartilage transplants, and hip arthroscopies. He also specializes in arthritis and joint replacements of the knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow.