Dr. Thomas Wang

Professor

Areas of Interest
thyroid and parathyroid diseases, adrenal neoplasms, pancreatic and hepatobiliary tumors, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas

Biography

Thomas Wang, M.D., Ph.D., joined the UAB Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology in 2007. Dr. Wang is a prolific author and researcher with over six book chapters and numerous publications. He presents his clinical and research findings on a national level. He is a committed medical educator serving as the Co-Director of the Surgical Oncology Conference—training both residents and medical students. In 2014, he received the Argus Award which recognized his excellence in post-doctoral teaching for hematology-oncology.

Dr. Wang’s clinical interests include thyroid and parathyroid diseases, adrenal neoplasms, pancreatic and hepatobiliary tumors, gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma and soft tissue sarcomas.


Certifications

General Surgery Board Certification


Selected Publications

Tuttle RM, Haddad RI, Ball DW, Byrd D, Dickson P, Duh QY, Ehya H, Haymart M,Hoh C, Hunt JP, Iagaru A, Kandeel F, Kopp P, Lamonica DM, Lydiatt WM, McCaffreyJ, Moley JF, Parks L, Raeburn CD, Ridge JA, Ringel MD, Scheri RP, Shah JP,Sherman SI, Sturgeon C, Waguespack SG, Wang TN, Wirth LJ, Hoffmann KG, Hughes M.Thyroid carcinoma, version 2.2014. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2014 Dec;12(12):1671-80; quiz 1680. PubMed PMID: 25505208 

Tuttle RM, Ball DW, Byrd D, Daniels GH, Dilawari RA, Doherty GM, Duh QY, Ehya H, Farrar WB, Haddad RI, Kandeel F, Kloos RT, Kopp P, Lamonica DM, Loree TR,Lydiatt WM, McCaffrey J, Olson JA Jr, Parks L, Ridge JA, Shah JP, Sherman SI,Sturgeon C, Waguespack SG, Wang TN, Wirth LJ; National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Medullary carcinoma. J Natl Compr Canc Netw. 2010 May;8(5):512-30. PubMed PMID: 20495082 

Bittner JG 4th, Wilson M, Shah MB, Albo D, Feig BW, Wang TN.Fibroblast-conditioned media promote human sarcoma cell invasion. Surgery. 2009Jan;145(1):42-7. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2008.07.016. Epub 2008 Sep 14. PubMed PMID: 19081474

Education

Medical School
Temple University School of Medicine

Residency
Drexel University College of Medicine
General Surgery

Graduate
Drexel University College of Medicine

Fellowship
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Surgical Oncology

Contact

Campus Address
BDB 609

Phone
205-975-9729

E-mail
tomwang@uab.edu