Hee Kong Fong, M.D. for UC Davis Health

Hee Kong Fong, M.D.

PGY-6 Clinical Fellow

To see if Hee Kong Fong is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Internal Medicine

Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Cardiology Clinic
4860 Y St.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Additional Numbers

Clinic Fax


Physician Referrals

800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)


Cardiovascular Medicine

Undergraduate School

Cambridge A-Levels, Taylor’s University College, Malaysia 2007

Medical School

M.B.B.S., Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, Kamataka, India 2015


Internal Medicine, Kasturba Hospital, Manipal University, Manipal, Kamataka, India 2012-2015


Internal Medicine, University of Missouri-Columbia, Kansas City MO 2016-2019


Interventional Cardiology, St. Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City MO 2022-2023


Cardiovascular Disease, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2019-2022

Best Poster Presentation: European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, 2020

3rd prize in Scientific Paper Presentation: IFMSA-AMSA Joint Conference (Integrative Medicine), 2020

2nd prize in Poster Presentation: 3rd International Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Research Meet, 2015

First Class in Second MBBS (Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Forensic Medicine), 2010

Fong HK, Singh S, Raina JS, Itare VB, Spasova V, Desai R. Alarmingly Increased Public Interest in "Chest Pain" During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Insights From Google Trends Analysis. Cureus. 2021 Apr 4;13(4):e14292. doi:10.7759/cureus.14292. PMID:33968506.

Fong HK, Lodhi MU, Kothapudi VN, Singh S, Desai R. Alarming trends in the frequency of malignant hypertension among admissions with a known cannabis use disorder. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2021 Feb 21;33:100729. doi:10.1016/j.ijcha.2021.100729. PMID:33665351.

Singh S, Fong HK, Desai R, Zwinderman AH. Impact of COVID-19 on acute coronary syndrome-related hospitalizations: A pooled analysis. Int J Cardiol Heart Vasc. 2021 Feb;32:100718. doi:10.1016/j.ijcha.2021.100718. Epub 2021 Jan 16. PMID:33521239.

Gangani K, Fong HK, Faisaluddin M, Lodhi MU, Manaktala P, Sadolikar A, Shah V, Gandhi Z, Abu Hassan F, Savani S, Doshi R, Desai R. Arrhythmia in tumor lysis syndrome and associated in-hospital mortality: A nationwide inpatient analysis. J Arrhythm. 2020 Dec 18;37(1):121-127. PMID:33664894.

Singh S, Desai R, Gandhi Z, Fong HK, Doreswamy S, Desai V, Chockalingam A, Mehta PK, Sachdeva R, Kumar G. Takotsubo Syndrome in Patients with COVID-19: a Systematic Review of Published Cases. SN Compr Clin Med. 2020;2(11):2102-2108. doi:10.1007/s42399-020-00557-w. Epub 2020 Oct 6. PMID:33043251.

Singh S, Fong HK, Mercedes BR, Serwat A, Malik FA, Desai R. COVID-19 and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Resuscitation. 2020 Nov;156:164-166. doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2020.08.133. Epub 2020 Sep 16. PMID:32946986.

Desai R, Desai A, Fong HK, Mahmood A, Shah K, Varakantam VR, Haque FA, Savani S, Gangani K, Kumar G, Sachdeva R. Prevalence, trends and in-hospital outcomes of takotsubo syndrome among United States cannabis users. Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 1;316:43-46. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2020.05.088. Epub 2020 Jun 6. PMID:32512059.

Bhardwaj B, Karuparthi PR, Desai R, Fong HK, Aggarwal K. Anemia Among Patients Undergoing Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair: From the National Inpatient Sample in the United States. Cureus. 2020 Aug 27;12(8):e10074. doi:10.7759/cureus.10074. PMID:33005502.

Gandhi Z, Fong HK, Manaktala P, Malik FA, Savani S, Gupta N, Desai R. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Takotsubo Syndrome in Hospitalizations With Systemic Sclerosis. Cureus. 2020 Aug 21;12(8):e9925. doi:10.7759/cureus.9925. PMID:32968586.

Fong HK, Desai R, Faisaluddin M, Parekh T, Mahmood A, Shah V, Shah P, Varakantam VR, Abu Hassan F, Savani S, Doshi R, Gangani K. Sex disparities in cardiovascular disease outcomes among geriatric patients with prediabetes. Primary Care Diabetes. 2020 Jul 3:S1751-9918(20)30217-5. PMID:32631808.