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Alice Wang, MD

House Staff
College/University: 
University of Chicago
Medical School: 
Duke University School of Medicine

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Cardiac surgery
  • Minimally invasive valve surgery
  • Outcomes research

What were you looking for in a residency program?

  • Mentorship
  • Clinical research opportunities

What are the strengths of the Duke program?

Duke is able to tailor a resident's clinical and research experience to fit their interests. The program listens when there are issues and is very responsive in creating solutions.

What do you like best about living in Durham and the Triangle?

It's very affordable and easy to live in.

What do you like to do outside of Duke?

  • Run the Al Bueler trail
  • Pilates
  • Barre classes

Honors and Awards

  • NIH Loan Repayment Award
  • American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
  • Surgical Research Grant- Columbia University
  • Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship
  • The Sheila Putzel Prize, PC Bio Scholars Fellowship
  • University of Chicago
  • Dean's List
  • University of Chicago Argonne Scholarship Full Tuition
  • National Merit Finalist Scholarship
  • Robert C. Bird Scholarship

Publications

Wang, A, Gaca, JG, and Chu, VH. "Injection Drug Use-Associated Infective Endocarditis-Reply." Jama 320, no. 18 (November 2018): 1939-1940.

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Wang, A, Brennan, JM, Zhang, S, Jung, S-H, Yerokun, B, Cox, ML, Jacobs, JP, Badhwar, V, Suri, RM, Thourani, V, Halkos, ME, Gammie, JS, Gillinov, AM, Smith, PK, and Glower, D. "Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 106, no. 5 (November 2018): 1388-1393.

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Greene, NH, Jooste, EH, Thibault, DP, Wallace, AS, Wang, A, Vener, DF, Matsouaka, RA, Jacobs, ML, Jacobs, JP, Hill, KD, and Ames, WA. "A Study of Practice Behavior for Endotracheal Intubation Site for Children With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Surgery: Impact of Endotracheal Intubation Site on Perioperative Outcomes-An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society Database." Anesthesia and Analgesia (September 5, 2018).

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Gammie, JS, Chikwe, J, Badhwar, V, Thibault, DP, Vemulapalli, S, Thourani, VH, Gillinov, M, Adams, DH, Rankin, JS, Ghoreishi, M, Wang, A, Ailawadi, G, Jacobs, JP, Suri, RM, Bolling, SF, Foster, NW, and Quinn, RW. "Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 106, no. 3 (September 2018): 716-727.

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Vinereanu, D, Wang, A, Mulder, H, Lopes, RD, Jansky, P, Lewis, BS, Gersh, BJ, Avezum, A, Hanna, M, Held, C, Wallentin, L, Granger, CB, and Alexander, JH. "Outcomes in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation and with mitral or aortic valve disease." Heart (British Cardiac Society) 104, no. 15 (August 2018): 1292-1299.

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Wang, A, Wu, A, Wojdyla, D, Lopes, RD, Newby, LK, Newman, MF, Smith, PK, and Alexander, JH. "Dual antiplatelet therapy for perioperative myocardial infarction following CABG surgery." American Heart Journal 199 (May 2018): 150-155.

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Barac, YD, Zwischenberger, B, Schroder, JN, Daneshmand, MA, Haney, JC, Gaca, JG, Wang, A, Milano, CA, and Glower, DD. "Using a Regent Aortic Valve in a Small Annulus Mitral Position Is a Viable Option." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 105, no. 4 (April 2018): 1200-1204.

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Wang, A, Yerokun, B, Li, Z, Kosinski, A, Cox, ML, Gulack, BC, Sherwood, MW, Lopes, RD, Thourani, V, Kirtane, AJ, Holmes, D, Hughes, GC, Harrison, JK, Smith, PK, and Vemulapalli, S. "Fragmented Care Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is Associated With Increased 1-year Mortality and Readmission." Scientific Sessions of the American-Heart-Association / Resuscitation Science Symposium. Anaheim, CA. November 11, 2017 - November 15, 2017.: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, November 14, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Yerokun, BA, Daneshmand, MA, Grau-Sepulveda, MV, Mulvihill, MS, Vemulapalli, S, Wang, A, Thourani, V, Badhwar, V, Jacobs, JP, Smith, PK, Schroder, J, Ailawadi, G, DeVore, A, Patel, CB, and Milano, CA. "Increased Duration Between LVAD Implantation and Orthotopic Heart Transplantation is Associated With Increased Operative Mortality: An Analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database." Scientific Sessions of the American-Heart-Association / Resuscitation Science Symposium. Anaheim, CA. November 11, 2017 - November 15, 2017.: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, November 14, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Abramowitz, Y, Vemulapalli, S, Chakravarty, T, Li, Z, Kapadia, S, Holmes, D, Matsouaka, RA, Wang, A, Cheng, W, Forrester, JS, Smalling, R, Thourani, V, Mack, M, Leon, M, and Makkar, RR. "Clinical Impact of Diabetes Mellitus on Outcomes After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Insights From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry." Circulation. Cardiovascular Interventions 10, no. 11 (November 2017).

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