Qing Wang, MD, PhD

Ophthalmology
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, more

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CUIMC/Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

622 W 168th Street
Vanderbilt Clinic Building, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10032
US
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About Qing Wang, MD, PhD


Qing Wang, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and a clinician-scientist specializing in the medical and surgical management of glaucoma. Her surgical expertise includes cataract and both minimally invasive and traditional glaucoma surgeries. Her research focus is on understanding why retinal ganglion cells are lost in glaucoma and developing new treatments to protect and restore these cells.


Dr. Wang graduated from Yale University with a BS and MS in Molecular Biophysicis and Biochemistry. She subsequently came to Columbia University where she earned her MD and PhD through the Medical Scientist Training Program. Her doctoral dissertation was on the molecular programs that distinguish different subpopulations of retinal ganglion cells during development. She went on to complete her ophthalmology residency and postdoctoral research fellowship on optic nerve regeneration at the Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles. Before returning to Columbia, she completed a glaucoma clinical fellowship at Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University.


Dr. Wang is a rising star in glaucoma research and has won many awards throughout her training. Clinically, she is dedicated to addressing the needs of each individual patient to protect their vision and maximize their quality of life.


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Specialties & Expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Laser Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Education

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physician & Surgeon
  • Residency: UCLA Stein Eye Institute
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University - Wilmer Eye Institute

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

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