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Tony J. Wang, MD

Department of Radiation Oncology
Co-Director, Center for Radiosurgery

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 Journal of Clinical Oncology, International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics, 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.

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

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