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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


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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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) (January 19, 2018).

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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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Wang, H, Wagner, M, Benrashid, E, Keenan, J, Wang, A, Ranney, D, Yerokun, B, Gaca, JG, McCann, RL, and Hughes, GC. "Outcomes of Reoperation After Acute Type A Aortic Dissection: Implications for Index Repair Strategy." October 3, 2017.

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Hansen, JW, Foy, A, Yadav, P, Gilchrist, IC, Kozak, M, Stebbins, A, Matsouaka, R, Vemulapalli, S, Wang, A, Wang, DD, Eng, MH, Greenbaum, AB, and O'Neill, WO. "Death and Dialysis After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: An Analysis of the STS/ACC TVT Registry." JACC. Cardiovascular interventions 10, no. 20 (October 2017): 2064-2075.

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Brennan, JM, Thomas, L, Cohen, DJ, Shahian, D, Wang, A, Mack, MJ, Holmes, DR, Edwards, FH, Frankel, NZ, Baron, SJ, Carroll, J, Thourani, V, Tuzcu, EM, Arnold, SV, Cohn, R, Maser, T, Schawe, B, Strong, S, Stickfort, A, Patrick-Lake, E, Graham, FL, Dai, D, Li, F, Matsouaka, RA, O'Brien, S, Li, F, Pencina, MJ, and Peterson, ED. "Transcatheter Versus Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement: Propensity-Matched Comparison." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, no. 4 (July 2017): 439-450.

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Wang, A, Kwee, LC, Grass, E, Neely, ML, Gregory, SG, Fox, KAA, Armstrong, PW, White, HD, Ohman, EM, Roe, MT, Shah, SH, and Chan, MY. "Whole blood sequencing reveals circulating microRNA associations with high-risk traits in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome." Atherosclerosis 261 (June 2017): 19-25.

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Mehta, RH, Leimberger, JD, van Diepen, S, Meza, J, Wang, A, Jankowich, R, Harrison, RW, Hay, D, Fremes, S, Duncan, A, Soltesz, EG, Luber, J, Park, S, Argenziano, M, Murphy, E, Marcel, R, Kalavrouziotis, D, Nagpal, D, Bozinovski, J, Toller, W, Heringlake, M, Goodman, SG, Levy, JH, Harrington, RA, Anstrom, KJ, Alexander, JH, and LEVO-CTS Investigators, . "Levosimendan in Patients with Left Ventricular Dysfunction Undergoing Cardiac Surgery." The New England journal of medicine 376, no. 21 (May 2017): 2032-2042.

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Wang, A, McCartney, SL, Williams, JB, Ganapathi, A, Glower, DD, Nicoara, A, and Gaca, JG. "Use of Adjuncts Reduces Cardiopulmonary Bypass Time During Minimally Invasive Aortic Valve Replacement." The Journal of heart valve disease 26, no. 2 (March 2017): 155-160.


Havalad, V, Cabreriza, SE, Cheung, EW, Aponte-Patel, L, Wang, A, Cheng, B, Wang, DY, Silver, E, Bacha, EA, and Spotnitz, HM. "Optimized multisite ventricular pacing in postoperative single-ventricle patients." Pediatric cardiology 35, no. 7 (October 2014): 1213-1219.

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