Ian Tong, MD is Chief Medical Officer at Doctor On Demand. He is also currently Clinical Assistant Professor (Affiliated) at Stanford University Medical School. Ian has spent his career working to improve access to high quality care and brings this dedication to his work at Doctor On Demand.
Prior to joining Doctor On Demand, Ian held several medical leadership roles. He served as Stanford Internal Medicine Chief Resident; Co-Medical Director of the Arbor Free Clinic; and Founder and Medical Director of The Health Resource Initiative for Veterans Everywhere (THRIVE) at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, which was honored in 2008 by the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs with the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Service to Homeless Veterans. Before becoming Chief Medical Officer, Ian served as Medical Director at Doctor On Demand.
Ian is a National Collegiate Champion in Rugby at the University of California at Berkeley and was named to the All American Team in 1994. He graduated with a BA in English. He earned a medical degree from The University of Chicago – Pritzker and completed residency and Chief residency at Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.
Ian lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three children. He is most proud of the relationships he has built working alongside his family, friends, teammates, students and colleagues to positively impact the lives of others.