Peter Wong, MD, FACP, FACG, joined Gastroenterology Associates of Fredericksburg – which has locations in Fredricksburg and Stafford, Virginia – in June 2001 after serving as a US Army physician for nine years (retired as a Major). He is a Diplomat with the American Board of Internal Medicine and certified in gastroenterology. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in 1988 from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, VA, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He earned his Doctorate from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 1992. He is a Fellow in the American College of Physicians and American College of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Wong has held several faculty positions in gastroenterology, is well-published in gastroenterology, and has earned numerous awards in research and academia. He has been a podium speaker of his research studies in national meetings. He was awarded many medals during his service in the US Army, including the Meritorious Service Medal, Army Achievement Medal, NATO Medal, Commendation Medal, and the National Defense Service Award.
Dr. Wong is proficient in the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures of colonoscopy, upper GI endoscopy (EGD), endoscopic band ligation, esophageal dilation, and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). His special interests are gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, and liver diseases.
Dr. Wong currently serves as the Medical Director of the Endoscopy Treatment Center at Mary Washington Hospital. He was recognized as one of the region's top gastroenterologists by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2016.
Dr. Wong is active in his church, enjoys swimming, jogging, Tai Kwon Do (black belt) as well as spending time with his wife and two children. He is a passionate classical musician. He is an accomplished violinist in the community as 1st violinist of the Spotswood Baptist Church, Mary Washington Philharmonic Orchestra, Rappahannock Pops Symphony, and the Rappahannock String Quartet. He has played with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.