Dr. Hui (Tory) Gong obtained her Medical Degree from Hunan Medical University’s western medicine program partnered with the Yale-China Association, which is closely affiliated with the Yale University School of Medicine. She then enhanced her medical knowledge with medical student clinical clerkship training from New York Medical College before joining the medicine and neurology residencies at University of New Mexico. She completed her Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy fellowships in Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (Keck-USC). She is currently an attending physician specialist in neurology and Director of Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) in the department of neurology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at the department of neurology at Keck-USC.
Dr. Gong is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Her primary focus in clinical practice is improving patient’s neurological disorder care. Especially epilepsy care with expertise in the medical and surgical management for refractory epilepsy, she utilizes an innovative approach with personalized medication programs combined with, localized surgery options and neuromodulation such as vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy patients. She is the Director of Rancho EMU, which has been awarded level 4 center certification from National Association of Epilepsy Centers. She leads the Epilepsy device clinic at Rancho and is the Epilepsy fellowship Rancho site director.
Currently, Dr. Gong’s research focuses on neuromodulation intervention for epilepsy patients, as well as, stroke and rehabilitation patients. She is the co-investigator in the safety and efficacy of the stem cell transplantation in cervical spinal cord injury as well as brain computer interface projects which including encoding arm movement, gait and memory. She has numerous publications on epilepsy, sleep, peripheral neuropathy and brain computer interface. She has received merit awards from varies societies.