FAQs

What is Holistic Medicine?

Holistic Medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person — body, mind, spirit, and emotions — in the quest for optimal health and wellness. According to the holistic medicine philosophy, one can achieve optimal health — the primary goal of holistic medicine practice — by gaining proper balance in life.

Holistic medicine practitioners believe that the whole person is made up of interdependent parts and if one part is not working properly, all the other parts will be affected. In this way, if people have imbalances (physical, emotional, or spiritual) in their lives, it can negatively affect their overall health.

A holistic doctor may use all forms of  healthcare from conventional medication to alternative therapies, to treat a patient.

What is the difference between an MD and DO?

M.D.: practice allopathic medicine, the classical form of medicine, focused on the diagnosis and treatment of human diseases.

D.O.: practice osteopathic medicine which is centered around a more holistic view of medicine in which the focus is on seeing the patient as a “whole person” to reach a diagnosis, rather than treating the symptoms alone.

The belief is that all parts of the body work together and influence each other. Osteopathic medicine also places emphasis on the prevention of disease. In medical school, there is specific training on osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT), a hands-on approach to diagnosis and treatment as well as disease prevention.

Do you draw labs in your office?

Yes, we are contracted to draw labs with specific insurances out of the office.

Do I need to fast for my labs?

Fasting means nothing to eat or drink, with the exception of water. It is recommended that all new patients come fasting 8 hours prior to their appointment. Follow up patients will be given instructions whether or not to fast, pending on what specific labs are ordered.

What languages does Dr. Wong speak?

English, Chinese, Mandarin, and Cantonese

What are the office hours?

Monday-Friday 9:00AM – 5:00PM

What to expect at your appointment?

Dr. Wong, is very thorough. Please anticipate being with Dr. Wong anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes. Depending on the reason for your visit, some procedures may be performed during your visit. Most common office procedures include: Labs, Pulmonary Function Test, EKG, Allergy test, TENS unit,

Ear Lavage, minor laceration repairs and wound care.

What insurances do we accept?

The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change.
Check with your health plan to confirm that Dr. Simon C Wong is included.
Dr. Simon C Wong may participate in some, but not all, products offered by a health plan. Coverage limitations are dependent on individual group contracts.

For questions about insurance coverage and specific plan products please contact your insurance carrier directly.

  • Aetna
  • Avmed – some networks excluded
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Medicare
  • Medica Medicare HMO
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Care HMO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare – some networks excluded
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