Robert Wang, M.D.

Robert Wang
Oct. 8, 2020

Dr. Robert Wang, a professor and chair of otolaryngology at the UNLV School of Medicine, was honored by Health Care Quarterly magazine as a Top Doctor 2020 in the Ear, Nose, Throat division. He also was honored by Nevada Public Radio’s Desert Companion magazine with a Top Doctors 2020 award in Otolaryngology.

With expertise in head and neck cancer treatment, Wang runs the sole head and neck tumor board in Las Vegas. He performs robotic-assisted, as well as laser surgery for cancers.

A high volume thyroid surgeon for thyroid cancers and goiters including those extending into the chest, Wang -- who has research interests in the larynx and voice production -- has since 1991 used botulism toxin injections to treat laryngology patients with spasmodic dysphonia, where the muscles that generate a person’s voice goes into periods of spasm.