Thomas N. Wang, MD, PhD (Endocrine Surgery)

Division of Surgical Oncology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, USA

Thomas N. Wang is a professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the Chief of Surgical Oncology at the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Wang graduated of Brown University and Temple University School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Drexel University, where he also earned his Ph.D. in molecular pathobiology, and a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas M. D. Andersons Cancer Center. Dr. Wang is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, the recipient of the Argus Award for the 2014 UAB Best Educator in Hematology and Oncology, Best Doctors in America from 2013 to 2018, and a UAB Top 100 Providers for Patient Care. He is presently the Director of the UAB Endocrine Surgery Fellowship and serves as the Chairman of the Cancer Committee for the Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center. Dr. Wang’s clinical interests include surgical oncology and endocrine surgery, specializing in gastrointestinal malignancies, melanoma, thyroid cancer and parathyroid diseases. He is on the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Thyroid Carcinoma Panel and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Surgical Research and the American Journal of Surgery. His research interests include pancreatic cancer, melanoma and thyroid cancer. Dr. Wang is an active member of multiple national academic societies including the Association for Academic Surgery, the Society of University Surgeons, the Soceity of Surgical Oncology (Fellow), the American College of Surgeons (Fellow), the American association of Endocrine Surgeons, and the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.