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Weitao Wang, M.D.

(Pronouns: he/him/his)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 758-5700

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Otolaryngology

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Wang earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, VA. He completed his residency in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Wang continued his education and completed a fellowship in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery Associates with Yadro Ducic, in Fort Worth, Texas.

His clinical interests include:
• Advanced reconstruction in head and neck oncology
• Open approaches to skull base tumors and reconstruction
• Virtual surgical planning in head and neck reconstruction and complex craniofacial defects
• Full spectrum of facial plastic surgery including skin cancer reconstruction, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, facial paralysis, facial trauma, and facial rejuvenation
• Microvascular free tissue transfer to the head and neck

Research

Dr. Wang's research interests are centered on prior grant funded projects he participated in during his residency at the University of Rochester. He has obtained several grants through the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He was awarded the Leslie Bernstein Resident Research Grant in a project "Optimizing bone allograft in craniofacial defect reconstruction." His interest in clinical education has led to funding through the Wallace K. Dyer Clinical Investigation Grant on a project titled "The Role of Cost-Effective Surgeon Point-of-View Video Recording in Otolaryngology Residency Operative Training."

Research Interests Include:
• Tissue engineering for the head and neck, particularly bone and cartilage grafting
• Patient reported outcomes in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
• Point of view technology in surgical trainee education

Credentials

Specialties

  • Otolaryngology, Head And Neck Surgery - American Board of Otolaryngology

Education

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/25/2019 - 07/31/2020
Fellowship in Otolaryngology, Facial Plastic Surgery at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research

06/25/2015 - 06/25/2019
Residency in Otolaryngology at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/25/2014 - 06/25/2015
Internship in Otolaryngology at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Awards


Robert Joynt Kindness Award 2021
Location: University of Rochester

Publications

Journal Articles

9/14/2021
Ong AA, Manning JP, Vincent AG, Namin AW, Wang W, Ducic Y. "Cranioplasty." Facial plastic surgery : FPS.. 2021 Sep 14; Epub 2021 Sep 14.

9/9/2021
Ong AA, DeVictor S, Vincent AG, Namin AW, Wang W, Ducic Y. "Bony Orbital Surgery for Graves' Ophthalmopathy." Facial plastic surgery : FPS.. 2021 Sep 9; Epub 2021 Sep 09.

2/1/2021
Kim R, Shokri T, Wang W, Ducic Y. "Facial Protection to Prevent Facial Trauma and Allow for Optimal Protection after Facial Fracture Repair." Facial plastic surgery : FPS.. 2021 Feb 1; Epub 2021 Feb 01.

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