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Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D. Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D.
Spiegel/Nichols Assistant Professor of Pediatric Urology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director of the Pediatric Urology fellowship program
Brady Urological Institute

Email:mwang33@jhmi.edu

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A pediatric urologist, Dr. Wang specializes not only in common urological conditions in children but in congenital abnormalities as well. Her research interests include genetic mutations in hypospadias, bladder development and long-term outcomes in children with ureterocele.
Her clinical interests include conditions such as urinary tract infections, vesicoureteral reflux, bed-wetting (enuresis), undescended testicles, hypospadias, hydrocele, hernia, varicocele, testicular torsion, kidney, bladder and genital anomalies, neurogenic bladder, genitourinary malignancies, and complex urinary reconstruction.

She has published and presented at national meetings include American Academy of Pediatrics and American Urologic Association.

EDUCATION

Undergraduate

 

1991 – 1995

Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences
Binghamton University, State University of New York

Doctoral/graduate

 

1995 – 1999

M.D. Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Postdoctoral

 
1999 – 2000 Internship in General Surgery
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2000 – 2001 Residency in Radiation Oncology
Thomas Jefferson Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
2001 – 2003 Research Fellow in Departments of Urology and Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

2003 – 2007  

Residency in Urology,
University at Buffalo School of Medicine, Buffalo, NY
2007 – 2009 Clinical Fellow in Department of Urology/ Pediatric Urology,
University of California, San Francisco, CA

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

  • 2010-present   American Board of Urology

  • 2014-present Board certified in Pediatric Urology as Subspecialty

PUBLICATIONS

 Free access to abstracts at PubMed

    Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Merchant TE, Wang MH, Haida T, Lindsley KL, Finlay JL, Dunkel IJ, Rosenblum MK, Leibel SA. Medulloblastoma: Long Term Results for Patients Treated with Definitive Radiation Therapy During the CT era. International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology and Physics.1996; 36:29-35.

  2. Merchant TE, Haida T, Wang MH, Finlay J, Leibel SA. Anaplastic Ependymoma: Treatment of Pediatric Patients With or Without Craniospinal Radiation Therapy. Journal of Neurosurgery.1997; 86:943-949.

  3. Wang MH, Abreu-Delgado Y, Young C. Effects of Vitamin C on Androgen Receptor Mediated Actions in Human Prostate Adenocarcinoma Cell Line LAPC-4. Urology. 2003; 62(1):167-171.

  4. Wang MH, Grossmann M, Young C. Forced Expression of Heat-Shock Protein 70 Increases the Secretion of Hsp70 and Provides Protection Against Tumor Growth. British Journal of Cancer. 2004; 90(4):926-931.

  5. Wang MH, Greenfield S, Williot P.  Ectopic Ureteroceles in Duplex Systems: Long Term Follow Up and "Treatment Free" Status.  Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2008; 4:183-187.

  6. Wang MH, Baskin LS. Endocrine Disruptors, Genital Development, and Hypospadias. Journal of Andrology. 2008; 29(5):499-505.

  7. Wang MH, Baskin LS. Management of Neurogenic Bladder in Patients With Cerebral Palsy. Journal of Pediatric Rehab Medicine. 2008; 1(2): 123-125.

  8. Kalfa N, Liu B, Ophir K, Audran F, Wang MH, Cao M, Baskin LS. Mutations of    CXORF6 are Associated with a Range of Severities of Hypospadias. European Journal of Endocrinology. 2008; 159(4):453-458.

  9. Kalfa, N, Liu B, Ophir K, Wang MH, Cao, M, Baskin LS. Genomic Variants of ATF3 in Patients with Hypospadias. Journal of Urology. 2008; 180(5): 2183-2188.

  10. Cao M, Tasian G, Wang MH, Liu B, Cunha G, Baskin L. Urothelium-derived Sonic Hedgehog Promotes Mesenchymal Proliferation and Induces Bladder Smooth Muscle Differentiation. Differentiation. 2010; 79(4-5):244-50.

  11. Yiee JH, DiSandro M, Wang MH, Hittelman A, Baskin LS. Does severity of renal scarring on DMSA scan predict abnormalities in creatinine clearance? Urology. 2010; 76(1):204-8.

  12. Zhu J, Wang MH. A case report of Dextranomer/hyaluronic acid copolymer (Deflux) implant seen on CT as distal ureteral calcification: How to differentiate between distal ureteral stones from Deflux? Current Urology. 2010; 4:213–215.

  13. Wang MH. Surgical Management Of Meatal Stenosis With Meatoplasty. Journal of Visual Experiments. 2010; 30(45).

  14. Stec A, Wang MH. Isolated Distal Vaginal Agenesis Masquerading as Recurrent Urinary Infections in an Adolescent Female. Journal of Pediatrics. 2011;158(4):684.

  15. Gupta, A, Stec, A, Loeb, S, Wang MH. Unusual Presentation of a Mullerian Remnant in an Infant with Recurrent Epididymo-orchitis. Urology. 2011; 78(6):1414-1416.

  16. Suson K, Gupta A, Wang MH. Bloody Urine after Minor Trauma in a Child: Isolated Renal Injury versus Congenital Anomaly? Journal of Pediatrics. 2011; 159(5):870.

  17. Baradaran N, Stec A, Wang MH, Cervellione M, Luskin J, Gearhart J. Urinary Diversion In Early Childhood: Indications And Outcomes In The Exstrophy Patients. Urology. 2012; 80(1):191-5.

  18. Gearhart S, Wang MH, Gilson M, Chen B, Kern D. Teaching and Assessing Technical Proficiency in Surgical Subspecialty Fellowships. Journal Of Surgical Education. 2012; 69(4):521-528.

  19. Wang MH, Chen, B, Kern D, Gearhart S. Pediatric Urology Fellowship Training: Are We Teaching What They Need To Learn? Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2013; 9(3):318-21.

  20. Massanyi E, Gupta A, Preece J, Lin S, Wang MH. The Utility Of Screening Ultrasound Following First Febrile UTI Among Patients With Clinically Significant Vesicoureteral Reflux. Urology. 2013; 82(4):90-909.

  21. Johnson C, Millard S, Wang MH, Ehsanipoor R. Prenatal Diagnosis Of A Paraurethral Cyst. Journal of Pediatric Urology. 2013; 9(1):E91-93.

  22. Wang MH, Kim KS. Cytotoxic Necrotizing Factor 1 Contributes to Escherichia coli Meningitis. Toxins. 2013; 5(11): 2270-2280.

  23. Preece J, Suson K, Wang MH, Shanker K, Feja K, Tolan R, Clewner L, Fina L, and Everson P. Index of Suspicion. Pediatrics in Review 2013; 34;408.

  24. Gupta N, Wang MH. Hypospadias. The 5 Minute Pediatric Consult. 7th Edition. In press.

  25. Gupta N, Ko J, Matlaga B, Wang MH. Ureteroscopy for Treatment of Upper Urinary Tract Stones in Children: Technical Considerations. Curr Urol Rep. 2014; 15:407.

  26. Kern, A, Wang, MH. Impact Of Nephrectomy On Long Term Renal Function In Nonsyndromic Children Treated For Unifocal Wilms Tumor. Journal of Pediatric Urology 2014.

  27. RIVUR Trial Investigators. Antimicrobial Prophylaxis for Children with Vescioureteral Reflux. NEJM 2014.

Extramural Funding

2011    Randomized Intervention for Children With Vesicoureteral Reflux (RIVUR)

- NCT00405704
- The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- 8% salary support
- PI at Johns Hopkins

Educational Activities

Educational publications

  1. Wang MH, Yeh Y, Young C. Natural Products and Environmental Androgens/Antiandrogens. In Androgens and Androgen Receptor:
    Mechanisms, Functions, and Clinical Applications. 2002; chapter 7: 197-211.

  2. Wang MH, Hinman F, Baskin LS. Endoscopic Treatment of Vesicoureteral Reflux (editorial comment). Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, 2nd ed. 2008; chapter 110: 588.

  3. Wang MH, Hinman F, Baskin LS. Molecular Mechanism of Undescended Testicle (editorial comment). Hinman’s Atlas of Pediatric Urologic Surgery, 2nd ed. 2008; chapter 46: 254.

  4. Stec A, Wang, MH. Isolated Distal Vaginal Agenesis Masquerading as Recurrent Urinary Infections in an Adolescent Female.  Dialogue in Pediatric Urology 2010.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • American Urological Association

  • American Academy of Pediatrics – Urology Section

  • Member of the Birth Defect Reporting Information System Forms Committee

  • Member of American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality
    Improvement Program Faculty champion for pediatric urology at Johns Hopkins

  • Johns Hopkins Patient Satisfaction Committee
    Representative from Department of Urology

AWARDS & HONORS

Awards and Honors

1991 – 1995   
Cum Laude (GPA 3.78)
Dean’s Honor List (1992-1995)
New York Empire State Minority Scholarship
Golden Key National Honor Society, National Honor Society

2006               
Northeastern Section AUA Resident Essay Competition-3rd Place
Ectopic Ureteroceles in Duplex Systems: Long-Term Follow-Up After a Staged Approach

Awards and National Presentations

2003               
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
Forced Expression of Heat-Shock Protein 70 Increases the Secretion of Hsp70 and Provides Protection Against Tumor Growth

2006               
Northeastern Section AUA Resident Essay Competition-3rd Place
Ectopic Ureteroceles in Duplex Systems: Long-Term Follow-Up After a Staged Approach

2008               
American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition
Podium Presentation
Do Renal Scars on DMSA Scan Predict Abnormalities in Renal Function?

2010               
Society of Fetal Urology
Podium Presentation
Isolated Distal Vaginal Agenesis Masquerading as Recurrent Urinary   Infections in an Adolescent Female           

2011               
American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition
Podium Presentation
Pediatric Urology Fellowship Training: Are We Teaching What They Need to Learn?

2011               
American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition
Presentation
The Application of a Comprehensive Voiding Improvement Program and Biofeedback Therapy On Patients with Bladder Exstrophy After Undesirable Bladder Neck Reconstruction Outcome

2012               
American Academy of Pediatrics Conference and Exhibition
Podium Presentation- Clinical Prize Finalist
Utility of Initial Renal Ultrasound in Finding Vesicoureteral Reflux in Children Who Present with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection: Single Institutional Experience

2012               
Society of Fetal Urology
Podium Presentation
Deforming Penoscrotal Lesions in a 9 Year Old

2012               
Society of Fetal Urology
Podium Presentation
Vaginal Atresia in a Two Year Old Presenting with Urinary Retention

2012               
Society of Fetal Urology
Podium Presentation
Prenatal diagnosis of Paraurethral Cyst

2012                Society of Fetal Urology
Podium Presentation
Clitoral Mass in Prepubescent Female

2013               
Society of Pediatric Urology
Podium Presentation
Long Term Outcome in Children with Wilms Tumor

2013               
Society of Pediatric Urology
Poster
Comparison Analysis of DMSA scan and Renal Ultrasound

2014               
European Society of Pediatric Urology
Podium Presentation
Cost Effectiveness of Routine DMSA Renal Scan for Children with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection and Vescioureteral Reflux with Normal Renal Ultrasound-Single Institution Experience

2014               
American Urological Association
Moderated Poster
Cost Effectiveness of Routine DMSA Renal Scan for Children with Febrile Urinary Tract Infection and Vescioureteral Reflux with Normal Renal Ultrasound-Single Institution Experience

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