Doris Wang, MD, PhD

Doris Wang, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Dr. Doris Wang is a neurosurgeon in the Department of Neurological Surgery at UCSF with a clinical and research focus in treating movement disorders using neuromodulation and ablative procedures. Her research focus is to map the neural architecture of human motor learning using an implanted, bidirectional DBS device and develop targeted, closed-loop therapies to restore motor skill learning in patients with brain diseases and injuries.

Email: doris.wang@ucsf.edu

 

Education

2000 – 2004: B.S., Yale University
2004 – 2011:  M.D., PhD; UCSF
2011 – 2017: Neurosurgery Resident; UCSF
2017 – 2018: Clinical Fellow in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; UCSF

Academic Positions

2018 – Present: Assistant Professor, Neurological Surgery, UCSF

Selected Awards

2018: American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Poster Award
2017: 2017 Journal of Neurosurgery Editor’s Choice Article
2017: American Association of Neurological Surgeons Journal of Neuro-oncology Award
2016: UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery Best Translational Research Presentation
2015: Congress of Neurological Surgeons Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award
2014: UCSF Department of Neurological Surgery Best Clinical Presentation