School of Medicine

Department of Orthopaedics

Katherine Dong

Katherine Dong



Warren, New Jersey

What medical school did you attend?
Baylor College of Medicine

What undergraduate school did you attend? What did you study?
Rice University - Biochemistry and Cell Biology

What were you looking for in a residency program when you selected LSU?
I was looking for a program with early operative experience, strong camaraderie between the residents, and faculty and leadership that were invested in our success and development, not only as surgeons but also as people.

What advice would you give to incoming residents?
Work hard, learn something from everyone you interact with, and maintain a support system you can rely on.