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Dr. William Wang, MD

Foot & Ankle Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. William Wang is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon serving Orange County. He received his undergraduate degree in Philosophy from UCLA. He was awarded a full scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine where he received his medical degree. He completed his internship and residency at the North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System in New York and completed an additional year of fellowship in Foot and Ankle surgery at the UC Irvine Medical Center. He is currently affiliated with Mission Hospital, Mission Hospital Laguna Beach, and CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. Dr. Wang's area of interest includes disorders of the foot and ankle such as ankle arthritis, hallux valgus (bunions), plantar fasciitis, posterior tibial tendon insufficiency, Achilles tendinitis, and midfoot arthritis. He is also adept at operative and non-operative management of orthopaedic ailments including general orthopaedic problems and fractures. In his free time, Dr. Wang has authored a wide variety of orthopaedic subjects for ClinicalAccess, which is a clinical decision support tool for healthcare professionals. Dr. Wang also serves on the board of Hope Torch, which is a public benefit trust that seeks to improve the self-worth of orphaned children by delivering services in the areas of health and education in order to create an environment which highlights the value in each individual child.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Foot & Ankle Specialist

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Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Pittsburgh
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of California, Irvine, Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • California Orthopaedic Association

Awards and publications

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Dean’s Merit Scholarship:
  • Wang W, Pan H, Murray K, Jefferson BS, and Li Y. “Matrix Metalloproteinase-1 Promotes Muscle Cell Migration and Differentiation.” American Journal of Pathology. 2009 Feb; 174(2):541-9.
  • Mu X, Wang W, and Li Y. “Myoblast Transplantation and Fibrosis Prevention in Injured and Diseased Muscle.” US Musculoskeletal Review, 2009; Vol 4: 74-77.

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Languages spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1730317603

Office locations

William Wang, MD

31862 South Coast Hwy, Suite 400

Laguna Beach, CA 92651

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Dr. Wang was very professional and courteous. He explained everything and answered all my questions, big or small.
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Dr. Wang took his time with me. He listened and answered all my questions. I did not feel rushed. I would recommend him.
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Dr. Wang was very thorough and patient. He took his time to explain my injury and addressed my wife's concerns.
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Excellent and knowledgeable doctor. Nice staff. Really professional. Very happy with my visit.
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Dr. Wang was very nice and highly professional. He took the time to answer my questions thoroughly and made me feel comfortable with his expertise.
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