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Alice Wang, MD

House Staff
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


Greene, Nathaniel H., Edmund H. Jooste, Dylan P. Thibault, Amelia S. Wallace, Alice Wang, David F. Vener, Roland A. Matsouaka, et al. “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..” Anesth Analg 129, no. 4 (October 2019): 1061–68.

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Pineda, Andrés M., Jennifer Rymer, Alice Wang, Lynne H. Koweek, Adam Williams, Todd Kiefer, Andrew Wang, Jeffrey Gaca, G Chad Hughes, and J Kevin Harrison. “Trends and Outcomes of Alternative-Access Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement..” J Invasive Cardiol 31, no. 7 (July 2019): E184–91.


Wang, Alice, J Matthew Brennan, Shuaiqi Zhang, Sin-Ho Jung, Babatunde Yerokun, Morgan L. Cox, Jeffrey P. Jacobs, et al. “Robotic Mitral Valve Repair in Older Individuals: An Analysis of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database..” Ann Thorac Surg 106, no. 5 (November 2018): 1388–93.

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Gammie, James S., Joanna Chikwe, Vinay Badhwar, Dylan P. Thibault, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Vinod H. Thourani, Marc Gillinov, et al. “Isolated Mitral Valve Surgery: The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database Analysis..” Ann Thorac Surg 106, no. 3 (September 2018): 716–27.

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Rymer, Jennifer, Katelyn Xiang, Alice Wang, David Cohen, Nimesh Desai, Ajay Jayant Kirtane, G Chad Hughes, J Kevin Harrison, and Sreekanth Vemulapalli. “TCT-7 Predictors and Outcomes of Aborted Procedures During Elective Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 72:B3–B3. Elsevier BV, 2018.

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Vinereanu, Dragos, Alice Wang, Hillary Mulder, Renato D. Lopes, Petr Jansky, Basil S. Lewis, Bernard J. Gersh, et al. “Outcomes in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation and with mitral or aortic valve disease..” Heart 104, no. 15 (August 2018): 1292–99.

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Wang, Alice, Angie Wu, Daniel Wojdyla, Renato D. Lopes, L Kristin Newby, Mark F. Newman, Peter K. Smith, and John H. Alexander. “Dual antiplatelet therapy for perioperative myocardial infarction following CABG surgery..” Am Heart J 199 (May 2018): 150–55.

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Cox, Morgan, Muath Bishawi, Uttara Nag, David Ranney, Babatunde Yerokun, Alice Wang, and G Chad Hughes. “IMPACT OF POST-OPERATIVE ATRIAL FIBRILLATION ON EARLY AND LATE OUTCOMES AFTER PROXIMAL AORTIC SURGERY.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 71:A504–A504. Elsevier BV, 2018.

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Wang, Alice, Babatunde Yerokun, Zhuokai Li, Andrzej Kosinski, Morgan L. Cox, Brian C. Gulack, Matthew W. Sherwood, et al. “Fragmented Care Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement is Associated With Increased 1-year Mortality and Readmission.” In Circulation, Vol. 136. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2017.


Yerokun, Babatunde A., Mani A. Daneshmand, Maria V. Grau-Sepulveda, Michael S. Mulvihill, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Alice Wang, Vinod Thourani, et al. “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.” In Circulation, Vol. 136. LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, 2017.