Thomas N. Wang, M.D.
Thomas Wang, M.D., Ph.D., is a board-certified surgical oncologist with the Hoag Family Cancer Institute and the medical director of the Hoag Melanoma/Advanced Skin Cancer Program. Dr. Wang comes to Hoag after spending the previous 15 years at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), where he served as a Professor of Surgery at the UAB School of Medicine and Chief of Surgical Oncology for the Birmingham VA Medical Center. He is a recognized author and researcher and has published over 40 original manuscripts in peer- reviewed scientific journals and ten book chapters. He has presented his clinical and basic science research at multiple national and international meetings. Dr. Wang is a graduate of Brown University and attended the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University. He completed his general surgery residency training at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital and his surgical oncology fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Wang’s clinical interests include melanoma, soft tissue sarcomas and endocrine surgery. Dr. Wang is an active member on multiple national surgical societies, including the Association for Academic Surgery, the Society of University Surgeons, the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology. In addition, since 2007, he is a panel member in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, developing guidelines for the treatment of thyroid cancer.