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Robert C. Wang, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Department Chair & Professor of Otolarygology
Department(s): Medicine
Phone: 702-671-6480
Email: robert.wang@unlv.edu

Biography

With over 30 years of experience since finishing his training at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Otolaryngology Residency Program and the MD Anderson Head and Neck Surgery Fellowship, Dr. Wang has expertise in tertiary level head and neck cancer treatment.  He runs the sole head and neck tumor board in Las Vegas, partnering with Dr. Okuyemi who performs reconstruction including free flap transfers.  He performs robotic assisted as well as laser surgery transorally for cancers.

A high volume thyroid surgeon for thyroid cancers and goiters including those extending substernally into the chest, he is also experienced in parathyroidectomy for primary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

Dr Wang has been treating laryngology patients with Spasmodic Dysphonia using Botulinum toxin injections since 1991, and has research interests in laryngology and voice production.

In collaboration with the UNLV Mechanical Engineering undergraduate and graduate programs, Dr. Wang and the Otolaryngology Residency Program has been performing research in modeling and treating obstructive sleep apnea.