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Dr. Anthony Wang is a board certified Neurosurgeon who specializes in pediatric, cerebrovascular, and complex cranial base surgeries, and has fellowship training in each of these subspecialties. His clinical specialties include pediatric brain tumors, moyamoya disease, bypasses for cerebral revascul

Education

  • Fellowship in Pediatric Neurosurgery: Seattle Children's Hospital - University of Washington

  • Fellowship in Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

  • Residency in Neurosurgery: University of Michigan Health System

  • MD: Duke University

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Pediatric, Cerebrovascular, and complex Cranial base surgeries

  • Pediatric Brain Tumors

  • Moyamoya Disease

  • Chiari Malformations

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Anthony Wang, MD

2 months ago

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Cerebral Aneurysm – Diagnosis

In those cases of unruptured aneurysms, the diagnosis is usually made through CT, computed tomography scan, or an MRI. There are special forms of CT and MRI. CTA and MRA, which focus specifically on the...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Cerebral Aneurysm – Craniotomy

When you hear the term craniotomy, it refers to the process or procedure where we take off a small window of the skull in order to gain access to the brain and the structures that...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Overview

Glioblastoma refers to a group of highly malignant primary brain tumors that share histopathologic features, meaning they kind of look the same under a microscope. Our understanding of glioblastomas is incomplete. So we’re still learning...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Recovery

Post-surgical recovery for brain tumor patients is typically short for those with independent functionality. For those patients who were severely debilitated from the tumor beforehand, many will benefit from focused physical rehabilitation after surgery.

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Insurance

All major insurers in the United States cover treatment for glioblastoma and any clinical trials should be fully transparent regarding their unproven efficacy and minimize out-of-pocket cost to the patient.

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Conclusion

In conclusion, glioblastoma is the most common primary malignant brain tumor affecting approximately seven new patients out of every hundred thousand in the population. The tumor is first identified on imaging and then tissue diagnosis...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Clinical Trials

A phase three trial of dendritic cell vaccination completed enrollment and results are pending publication. Two concurrent exploratory studies simultaneously identified clinical benefit with pre-surgical administration of a PD1 inhibitor in recurrent glioblastoma. A modified...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Alternative Treatment

Consistent daily exercise, a heavily plant-based diet and a positive mental outlook have frequently been reported to benefit post-surgical recovery, treatment side effects and quality of life. Other alternative medicine options such as acupuncture or...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – After Surgery

Surgery alone for glioblastoma is ineffective, and the effects are short-lived. Radiation and chemotherapy afterwards are required for treatment. Once the tissue diagnosis is confirmed from surgery, the standard of care includes radiation and chemotherapy...

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Anthony Wang, MD

3 months ago

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Glioblastoma – Symptoms

Glioblastomas primarily cause symptoms, both by mass effect and by invasion of surrounding brain structures. For that reason, the tumor size, location, and rate of growth all greatly affect the symptoms that the patient experiences....

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