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Dean Wang, MD

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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Certifications
  • BOARD ELIGIBLE,
Language
  • English
Gender
Male
Medical School
Case Western Reserve University
Residency
UCLA David Geffen School of MedicineOrthopaedic Surgery
Fellowship
Hospital for Special SurgeryOrthopedic Sports Medicine
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
  • Chief — Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Member — American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Member — American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Member — International Cartilage Repair Society
Awards and Recognition
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute–NIH Research Scholars (Cloister) Program
More Information

Dr. Dean Wang is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports-related musculoskeletal injuries of the knee, shoulder, hip and elbow. His clinical expertise includes advanced minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures and reconstructive surgery of these joints. He also specializes in biologic joint preservation procedures, including modern cartilage restoration techniques and arthroscopic hip preservation surgery.

Wang earned a medical degree from Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute and National Institutes of Health research scholar. Wang completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, followed by a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

During his two-year fellowship, Wang served as an assistant team physician for the NFL’s New York Giants, Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls and Iona College Athletics in New Rochelle, N.Y., and as an orthopedic consultant for the Atlantic Coast Conference’s Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Wang, who is committed to both clinical and laboratory research, has received national recognition and awards within the field of sports medicine.

His clinical interests also include ACL injury; meniscus injury; cartilage restoration; rotator cuff repair; shoulder stabilization and labral repair; biceps injury; Tommy John surgery; tennis elbow; golfer's elbow, and platelet-rich plasma and biologic therapies.

Wang sees patients at UCI Health Orthopaedic Surgery Services in Orange and UCI Health Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center in Costa Mesa.

UC Irvine Medical Center
101 The City Drive South
Orange, CA 92868
Fax: 714-456-8995
UCI Health Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
Pacific Medical Plaza
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 230
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-515-5210
Fax: 855-519-4485
UCI Health Orthopaedic Surgery Services
101 The City Drive South
Pavilion 3, Building 29A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7012
Fax: 855-519-4485