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Angela A. Wang
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Angela A. Wang, MD

Languages spoken: French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, English

Clinical Locations

  • Dr. Angela Wang, Professor, specializes in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery in children and adults. Dr. Wang currently practices at the Orthopaedic Center, as well as the Primary Children's Center, and the Shriners Hospital. Her particular interests include both obstetric/birth and adult traumatic brachial plexus surgery, and congenital upper extremity surgery. She trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Orthopaedic Hospital/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery/New York-Presbyterian Medical Center.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sub: Hand Surgery)

    Patient Rating

    4.7 /5
    ( out of 150 reviews )

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    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    August 25, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. Wang was very helpful and caring.

    August 03, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    She is a very good doctor! She knows what she is doing and performs surgery with knowledge and skill.

    July 24, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr. Wang is an excellent surgeon and has taken great care of me after a horrific trauma to my wrist/ hand. I couldn't have asked for a better surgeon to take care of my needs.

    July 23, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Took time explaining my problem and how to help me.

    July 10, 2023
    SOUTH JORDAN HEALTH CENTER

    Knows how to read xrays's, very professional.

    July 10, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Dr Wang was very caring, friendly and helpful. I felt that she heard and acknowledged my concerns. She was thorough and efficient.

    July 01, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Angela is an amazing surgeon and she really cares about her patients.

    May 19, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Her resident did am excellent job of setting the stage. Dr. Wang followed with confirmation and elaboration.

    May 16, 2023
    ORTHOPAEDICS CENTER

    Quick, professional and knowledgeable.

  • Dr. Angela Wang, Professor, specializes in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery in children and adults. Dr. Wang currently practices at the Orthopaedic Center, as well as the Primary Children's Center, and the Shriners Hospital. Her particular interests include both obstetric/birth and adult traumatic brachial plexus surgery, and congenital upper extremity surgery. She trained at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at New York Orthopaedic Hospital/Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, and a fellowship in Hand and Microvascular Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery/New York-Presbyterian Medical Center.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Orthopaedics -Primary
    Board Certification
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sub: Hand Surgery)

    Education history

    Fellowship Hand and Micro Surgery - Hospital for Special Surgery Fellow
    Orthopedic Surgery - Columbia - Presbyterian Medical Center of New York Chief Resident
    Residency Orthopedic Surgery - Columbia - Presbyterian Medical Center of New York Resident
    Surgery - St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Intern
    Professional Medical Columbia University M.D.
    Education - Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Mendenhall SD, Graham EM, Memmott S, Frederiksen H, Rioux-Forker D, Wang AA, Hutchinson DT (2023). A New Source of Mutilating Hand Injuries:  The Side-by-Side Utility Terrain Vehicle. Plast Reconstr Surg (1946).
    2. Makoto Kondo, Sumako Kameishi, Kyungsook Kim, Nicolas F Metzler, Travis G Maak, Douglas T Hutchinson, Angela A Wang, Miki Maehara, Masato Sato, David W Grainger, Teruo Okano (2021). Safety and efficacy of human juvenile chondrocyte-derived cell sheets for osteochondral defect treatment. NPJ Regen Med.
    3. Stephens AR, Presson AP, Jo YJ, Tyser AR, Wang AA, Hutchinson DT, Kazmers NH (2021).   Evaluating the Safety of the Hand Surgery Procedure Room: A Single-Center Cohort of 1,404 Surgical Encounters. J Hand Surg Am, 46(7).
    4. Stephens AR, Tyser AR, Presson AP, Orleans B, Wang AA, Hutchinson DT, Kazmers NH (2021).   A Comparison of Open Carpal Tunnel Release Outcomes Between Procedure Room and Operating Room Settings. J Hand Surg Glob Online, 3(1), 12-16.
    5. Ajinkya ARane MD, Brittany NGarcia MD, Angela AWang MD (2020). Closed manipulation under anesthesia for pediatric post-traumatic elbow arthrofibrosis  . J Shoulder Elbow Surg, Volume 29(Issue 2), Pages 340-346.
    6. Kazmers N, Tyser A, Wang AA, Holt D, HutchinsonDT (2019). A prospective, randomized clinical trial of incision type in trigger finger surgery. J Hand Surg Br.
    7. Wang AA, Hutchinson DT (2019). Syndactyly release: a comparison of skin graft versus graftless techniques in the same patient. J Hand Surg Eur Vol.
    8. Hutchinson DT, Sueoka S, Wang AA, Tyser AR, Papi-Baker K, Kazmers NH (2018 Aug 1). A Prospective, Randomized Trial of Mobilization Protocols Following Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition. J Bone Joint Surg Am.
    9. Guo B, Wang A (2014). Median Nerve Compression at the Fibrous Arch of the Flexor Digitorum Superficialis: An Anatomic Study of the Pronator Sydrome. Hand.
    10. Tyser A, Beckmann J, Franklin JD, Cheng C, Hon, SD, Wang A, Hung M (2014). Evaluation of the PROMIS Physical Function Computer Adaptive Test in the Upper Extremity. J Hand Surg. J Hand Surg Am.
    11. Potter M, Wang A (2012). Simultaneous dislocation of the radiocapitellar and distal radioulnar joints without fracture: case repor. J Hand Surg Am, 37.
    12. Langer J, Sueoka S, Wang A (2012). The Importance of Shoulder External Rotation in Activities of Daily Living - Improving Outcomes in Traumatic Brachial Plexus Palsy. J Hand Surg Am, 37A.

    Book Chapter

    1. Brittany N Garcia, Angela A Wang, and Alexander Y Shin (2021). Examination of the Adult Brachial Plexus Patient. In Operative Brachial Plexus Surgery (1).
    2. Wang AA (2015). Ulnar Nerve Injury. In Scott Kozin and Dan Zlotolow (Eds.), The Pediatric Upper Extremity. Springer.