Chin-To Fong, M.D.

Chin-To Fong, M.D.

Contact Information

125 Red Creek Drive
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 275-5857

  • Accepting New Patients Accepting New Patients
  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Patient Care Bio

Dr, Fong provide care for newborns, children, teens, and adults who have genetic and metabolic disorders. He treats a variety of conditions, including birth defects, chromosome abnormalities, cystic fibrosis, developmental disabilities, Fragile X syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, Marfan syndrome, Prader-Willi and Angelman syndrome, Skeletal dysplasias and inborn errors of metabolism, including Medium-Chain Acyl-CoA Dehydrogenase deficiency (MCADD) and Phenylketonuria (PKU).

Dr. Fong has extensive experience working in his field and the Chief of Pediatric Genetics.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award | Arnold P. Gold Foundation 2007
Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Teaching | Alumni Association, URSMD 2007
Elected Faculty Commencement Speaker | the URSMD Class of 2004 2004
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award | Medical Students Class of 2005 2004
First Annual Loss Science Lecturer | St. John Fisher College | Rochester, NY 2004
Elected member of Alpha Omega Alpha Zeta Chapter | Class of 2005, URSMD 2004
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in First Year Teaching | University of Rochester School of Med. and Dent. | Rochester, NY 2004 - 2005
URSMD Nominee of the American Association of Medical Colleges Award for Humanism in Medicine | Received commendation from the American Assoc. Medical Colleges 2003
Commendation for First Year Teaching | URSMD 2003
DeWitt Brower Dean's Teaching Fellowship | URSMD 2002 - 2003
Manuel D. Goldman Prize for Excellence in First Year Teaching | URSMD 2002
Ruth A. Lawrence Academic Faculty Service Award, Department of Pediatrics, | URSMD 2001
Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award given by the Pediatrics Housestaff | Strong Memorial Hospital 1993 - 1994

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Pediatrics, Genetics (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (SMD)
Professor - Department of Medical Humanities and Bioethics (SMD)


Clinical Biochemical Genetics - American Board of Medical Genetics
Clinical Genetics (M.D.) - American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics


MD | Medicine | Harvard Medical School (Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science & Technology)1981
SB | Biology | Massachusetts Institute of Technology1978
SM | Biology | Massachusetts Institute of Technology1978

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Genetics at Washington University School of Medicine07/01/1984 - 06/30/1987
Residency in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital07/01/1982 - 06/30/1984
Internship in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children's Hospital07/01/1981 - 06/30/1982