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Xueyang (Sarah) Wang, MD



Xueyang (Sarah) Wang, MD

Xueyang (Sarah) Wang, MD

Cataract Surgery, Clear Lens | Refractive Lens Exchange, Medical & Surgical Management of Corneal Eye Disease

Practicing since: 2023

Education:

Upon graduation with distinction from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry, Dr. Wang obtained her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She then completed her residency in ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. After residency, Dr. Wang completed a Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Wilmer Eye Institute.

Professional Highlights:

Upon her graduation from medical school at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Wang was awarded the prestigious Stephen J. Ryan, M.D. Prize in Ophthalmology. More recently, she was chosen by the Eye & Contact Lens Association to be an American Academy of Ophthalmology Advocacy Ambassador in 2021 and received the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Resident Excellence Award in 2022.

During her training, Dr. Wang published on therapeutic contact lens use in ocular surface disease. She was also involved in research on crowdsourcing via Amazon Mechanical Turk to grade fundus photos for disease status of glaucoma and studied resident and program characteristics that correlate with performance on the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP). She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Eye and Contact Lens Association, the Cornea Society and the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology.

Specialties:

Complex Cataract Surgery (including Intraocular Lens Exchange)
Partial and Full Thickness Corneal Transplantation (DSAEK/DMEK/PKP)
Keratoconus & Corneal Cross-Linking
Management of Corneal Diseases and Dry Eye
Laser Vision Correction
Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Personal Background:

Dr. Wang enjoys running, hiking, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends, many of whom live in the Triangle area. She is conversationally fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

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Xueyang (Sarah) Wang, MD

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