Tony J. Wang, MD

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Radiation Oncology
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Overview

Tony J. C. Wang, M.D., is the Co-Director of the Center for Radiosurgery, Chair of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee in Radiation Oncology at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, and Professor of Radiation Oncology (in Neurological Surgery) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He is recognized internationally 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 100 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 JAMA Oncology, Journal of Clinical Oncology, and International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics 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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Radiosurgery
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia

Academic Appointments

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

Administrative Titles

  • Co-Director, Center for Radiosurgery
  • Chair of the Quality and Patient Safety Committee in Radiation Oncology at New York Presbyterian

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Languages

  • Mandarin

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

55 Palmer Avenue
Bronxville, NY 10708
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • 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

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

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

Fidelis Care

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

Healthfirst

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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

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

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Board Certifications

  • Radiation Oncology
America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

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

Selected Publications

For a complete list of publications, please visit:

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