Major General M. Ted Wong
Commanding General, Brooke Army Medical Center
Chief, US Army Dental Corps
Major General Wong is a Southern California native and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1980 as a Distinguished Military Graduate. He entered active duty in 1984, following graduation from the University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry. He also received a Masters Degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University, a Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College, and is board certified in Prosthodontics.
Major General Wong completed his General Dentistry Residency Program at Fort Sill, OK and an Advanced Prosthodontic Residency Program at Fort Sam Houston (FSH), TX. He is a graduate of the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic and Advanced Courses, Combined Arms Services Staff School, Command and General Staff College, U.S. Army War College, and Joint Medical Executive Skills Institute CAPSTONE Symposium.
Major General Wong has held a variety of clinical and staff assignments to include OIC, Kelley Barracks Dental Clinic, Germany; staff prosthodontist, FSH; Chief, Dental Lab Branch, AMEDD Center & School, FSH; Staff Officer, HQ, US Army Dental Command, FSH; and Dental Executive Fellow, Office of The Surgeon General (OTSG). He commanded the 665th Medical Company (DS), Korea; and the Presidio of Monterey Dental Clinic Command, CA. After attending the U.S. Army War College, he served as the Senior Dental Staff Officer, OTSG, HQDA followed by Commander of both, the North Atlantic Regional Dental Command and Walter Reed Dental Activity, Washington, D.C. He also served as the ninth commander of the U.S. Army Dental Command, with responsibility for the operational missions of all Army Dental Activities and dental clinics around the world. Major General Wong is the twenty-sixth Chief of the Army Dental Corps and recently served as the Deputy Commanding General for Readiness, Western Regional Medical Command and the Commanding General, William Beaumont Army Medical Center. He assumed command of the Southern Regional Medical Command, FSH, and Brooke Army Medical Center, FSH, on June 2, 2011.
Major General Wong's awards and decorations include the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, Meritorious Service Medal with six oak leaf clusters, Army Commendation Medal with two oak leaf clusters, Army Achievement Medal with three oak leaf clusters, and National Defense Service Medal with one star. He holds the Expert Field Medical Badge, the Army Staff Identification Badge, is a recipient of The Surgeon General's "A" proficiency designator and the Dental Corps' Fairbank Medal. He is a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit and American Dental Association, a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, the International College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.