|Ming Wang, MD, PhD
|Harvard & MIT (MD, magna cum laude); PhD (laser physics)|
- Harvard & MIT (MD, magna cum laude); PhD (laser physics)
- Over 55,000 LASIK and cataract procedures (including on over 4,000 doctors)
- The FIRST center in TN to offer laser cataract surgery
- Introduced bladeless all-laser LASIK to the state
- Implanted the state's first Forever Young lens
- The first surgeon in the US to perform a new Intacs surgery to treat keratoconus
- Helped patients from 40 states and 55 countries
- International referral center for cataract surgery and LASIK complications
- Read Dr. Wang's book: LASIK Vision Correction
Why did you decide to have LASIK? Why did you choose Dr. Wang? How has your life changed since your LASIK procedure? What is your advice for people considering LASIK? - Click to see more
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|Be the People interview|
|Amniotic membrane contact lens for corneal wound healing and sight restoration: faith and science, friends or foes?|
|A blind man can see after a decade in darkness!
Click here to see the TBN program broadcasted recently. It is a heartwarming story, featuring a blind patient who could see again and Dr. Ming Wang.
|An Eye on the Eternal
The Nashville eye surgeon and professor is world-renowned for his work in laser vision correction and pioneering research in sight restoration; in the decidedly more ethereal world of ballroom dancing... Read More...
Dolly Parton's CD: Those were the days
Doctor Ming Wang, on Chinese violin (er-hu)
Music and Medicine
30 years later, Dr. Ming
Wang once again picks
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(er-hu) and plays …
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- Ming Wang, Bridging the Gaps of Need with a Passion for Giving
- American Music Channel Honors Ming Wang, M.D.'s Music for Sight
- Dr. Wang's bio as a board member of Refractive EyeCare
- Dr. Wang's textbook on LASIK: LASIK Vision Correction
- Nashville Business Journal interview with Dr. Wang
- Dr. Wang performed in a concert benefiting young music students
- Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce (Ming Wang, founding president)
- Wang Foundation for sight Restoration (Ming Wang, founder and chairman)
|For more information on Dr. Ming Wang, see his personal web page.|
|Click to read an article in the Tennessean about Dr. Wang's EyeBall and life story||A video about Dr. Wang's passion, art, medical and charity work in US/China|
|Ballroom Dancing||Music with Dolly|
Ming Wang, MD, PhD has an extensive educational and clinical background.
- 1982-86 -- PhD in Laser Physics
- 1987-91 -- MD (magna cum laude) Harvard Medical School and MIT, Boston, MA
- 1992-93 -- Ocular Genetics Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
- 1993-96 -- Residency in Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital
- 1996-97 -- Cornea/Refractive Surgery Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
- 1997-2002 -- Founding Director of Vanderbilt Laser Sight Center, Nashville, TN
- 2002-Present -- Founding Director of Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center
- 2002-Present -- Attending Surgeon, Saint Thomas Hospital, Nashville, TN
- 2005-Present -- Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee; co-owner and international president, Shanghai Aier Eye Hospital
- Click to view Dr. Wang's CV (Resume)
Dr. Ming Wang, a modern-day Renaissance man and a true artist
An innovative eye surgeon, a laser physicist, a champion ballroom dancer, a musician and a philanthropist, Ming Wang, M.D., Ph.D. is the epitome of a modern-day Renaissance man and a true artist. A Harvard & MIT graduate (MD, magna cum laude) and as one of the few LASIK eye surgeons in the world who hold a doctorate degree in laser physics, Dr. Wang is a researcher with a publication in the world renowned journal “Nature”, holds several US patents for inventions of new biotechnologies to restore sight, performed over 55,000 LASIK and cataract surgeries (including on over 4,000 doctors), performed the world’s first femtosecond laser-assisted artificial cornea implantation and founded a charity sight restoration foundation that helped patients from over 40 states in US and 55 countries with all sight restoration surgeries performed free of charge. Click to read more ...
Why choose Dr. Wang to care for your eyes?
- He is one of the leading cataract surgeons in the US who has dual qualifications in both cataract surgery and LASIK .
- He helped introduce premium IOL (Forever Young Lens™) to cataract surgery to our state
- His educational background in laser physics as well as medicine makes him uniquely qualified to care for your eyes during your vision correction procedure.
- He brought bladeless Intralase LASIK technology to TN, and thus has the most experience with this technology.
- He specializes in management of complications resulting from surgical vision correction surgery, and lectureds internationally on the topic. He is one of a small number of doctors in the US who performs the Custom-CAP procedure for patients suffering from decentered ablations.
- His practice is not limited to LASIK. He also performs implantable contact lens procedures, and medical procedures such as INTACS for keratoconus and pterygium removal.
- He offers the only active cornea fellowship in Tennessee, and has taught and certified surgeons worldwide.
- He is an accomplished researcher -- See Dr. Wang's CV and review his publications
- He was a former panel consultant to the US FDA Ophthalmic Device Panel, and evaluated LASIK in the 1990s.
- Based on his stem cell and amniotic membrane research, he obtained a US patent of a new biotechnology used to reduce corneal blindness after injury. Dr. Wang is at the forefront in the development of new eye reconstructive surgeries to restore vision in patients who have been previously diagnosed as blind. Pateints from over 50 countries have contacted him for assistance with their visual health. For more information on Dr. Ming Wang, see his personal web page.
If you're interested in laser vision correction or cataract surgery, choose experience and technology. Choose Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center of Nashville, Tennessee. Call or email us today.