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Tony J. Wang, MD

Board Certifications: 
Radiation Oncology
Expertise in: 
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Brain & Spinal Tumors
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Credentials & Experience

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Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology

Clinical Expertise

  • Brain & Spinal Tumors
  • Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Anaplastic Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Metastases
  • Brain Stem Glioma
  • Brain Tumor
  • Central Nervous System Tumors
  • Glioblastoma Multiforme
  • Gliomas
  • Graves' Disease
  • Image Guided Radiation Therapy
  • Meningioma
  • Orbital Tumor
  • Pituitary Neoplasm
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Specialties

Education & Training

  • Kansas City School of Medicine, University of Missouri
  • Internship: Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

About Tony Wang

Tony J. C. Wang, M.D., is the Co-Director of the Center for Radiosurgery and an Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery) at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He is recognized nationally for his extensive expertise in malignant and benign brain tumors. His research interests are in Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery and brain tumors resulting in over 50 peer-reviewed publications. He has given over 50 invited lectures and visiting professorships nationally and internationally.

He serves on several national and international working groups developing guidelines for brain tumor management and stereotactic radiosurgery. He is an editor for 2 radiation oncology textbooks and a writer for over 15 book chapters. He serves as an Editor of Translational Cancer Research, Associate Editor on the Radiation Oncology Section of Neurosurgery, the official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and as a reviewer for International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics, Practical Radiation Oncology, and Journal of Neuro-Oncology as well as many others.

Dr. Wang received his B.A. and M.D. degrees from University of Missouri Kansas City Medical School, during which time he was also a Clinical Research Training Program Fellow at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. He received internship training at Flushing Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Wang received his radiation oncology training at New York Presbyterian Hospital (Columbia campus), where he was Chief Resident from 2011-2012.

As a member of the Brain Tumor Center and Pituitary Tumor Center at Columbia, Dr. Wang is part of a multidisciplinary team that brings expertise from multiple specialties, including neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, neuroradiology, and neuro-endocrinology.

Academic Titles

  • Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery) at CUMC

Administrative Positions

  • Co-Director, Center for Radiosurgery

Committee/Societies/Council Memberships

2018 - Present: Member, Adult Central Nervous System and Pediatric Cancer Category Committee, American Board of Radiology

2017 – Present: Member, NRG Oncology Group Brain Tumor Core Committee

2017 – Present: Member, ARS-ACR Appropriateness Criteria Brain Committee

2013 – Present: Member, Society for Neuro-Oncology

2012 – Present: Member, Congressional Relations Subcommittee, American Society for Radiation Oncology

2012 – Present: Member, Annual Meeting Education Committee, American Society for Radiation Oncology

2012 – Present: Member, American Society of Clinical Oncology

2015 – Present: Member, SWOG Radiation Oncology Committee

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Languages

  • Mandarin

Gender

  • Male

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Contact & Locations

1
622 West 168th Street
Room
New York, New York 10032
Phone:
(212) 305-5050
Primary

Research

Grants

  • Principal Investigator. Highly diffusion-weighted imaging: a predictive marker in glioblastoma. 2015 Irving Imaging Award Program, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. 7/1/2015-6/30/2016. $10,000
  • Principal Investigator. Phase I feasibility trial for the role of cannabis in patients with glioblastoma (GBM) treated with radiation and temozolomide. 2015 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards Program, Irving Institute for Clinical and Translation Research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, 11/1/2015-10/31/2016 $50,000

REGULATION OF MDMX STABILITY AND SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION BY UBIQUITINATION (Federal Gov)

Aug 14 2012 - Jul 31 2017

COLUMBIA NRG ONCOLOGY PSA AMENDMENT (Private)

Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016

Selected Publications

For a complete list of publications, please visit:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/1XysvtqPn_MAO/bibliography/public/