Kang Wang, MD, PhD

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Radiology
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address550 16th Street, #7210
San Francisco CA 94158
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    Dr. Wang earned his PhD in biomedical engineering at Cornell University and his MD at the University of California, San Diego. Following his internship at Kaweah Delta Health District in Visalia, CA, Dr. Wang completed his diagnostic radiology residency at UC San Diego followed by a body MRI diagnostic radiology fellowship at Stanford.

    Dr. Wang has received the Resoundant Innovation Research Award from the Society of Computed Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance, as well as the RSNA Resident Research Award, and the Society of Abdominal Radiology Wylie J. Dodds Research Award. He was the founding member and manager of the ultrasound clinic at UC San Diego Free Clinic, and a founding member of RAD-AID chapter at UC San Diego Health. He has published research on various aspects of quantitative imaging biomarkers for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, including automated CT and MRI liver segmentation and biometry, and hepatic MR elastography, with a long-term interest in developing automated, accurate, and reproducible quantitative imaging biomarkers to diagnose, stage, and monitor chronic liver disease.