Steven Q. Wang, MD

About Dr. Wang

Dr. Steven Q. Wang is a board-certified dermatologist and fellowship-trained Mohs micrographic surgeon focusing on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of melanoma, squamous cell cancer, basal cell cancer and other skin cancers. Dr. Wang deploys technologies to detect melanoma and other skin cancers at early stages while avoiding unnecessary skin biopsies. He uses noninvasive treatment approaches and is capable of performing Mohs micrographic surgery and reconstruction to minimize scarring.

Currently, Dr. Wang serves as the Medical Director of Dermatologic Oncology at Hoag Family Cancer Institute. His clinical practice is focused only on the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of skin cancers.

Dr. Wang understands the emotional and psychological stresses faced by patients and their family members. He strives to deliver compassionate and personalized care to every patient with a holistic approach while addressing their physical ailments and, more importantly, alleviating their emotional stress and psychological challenges associated with skin cancer.

In addition to caring for patients, Dr. Wang is actively involved in clinical and basic research with a focus on melanoma detection, photoprotection and application of artificial intelligence in skin cancer detection. Dr. Wang has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and academic textbooks, written five books and has lectured throughout the world on the topics of skin cancer detection, treatment and prevention.

Dr. Wang joined Hoag after spending 16 years at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where he served as the Head of Dermatology Section and Director of Dermatologic Surgery and Dermatology. He also served as associate professor at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City during this period.

Dr. Wang is the co-founder of the Nanodermatology Society and serves as the president of the Photodermatology Society and chair of the Photobiology Committee of the Skin Cancer Foundation. He has appeared on a number of television and radio programs and has been interviewed the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Reuters.

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National Provider ID (NPI): 1265511968

Education

Board Certification

  • American Board of Dermatology - Micrographic Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Board of Dermatology - Dermatology
  • Medical Education - Albert Einstein College of Medicine (MD)
  • Internship - New York University School of Medicine (Internal Medicine)
  • Residency - University of Minnesota School of Medicine (Dermatology)
  • Fellowship - Derm Surgery Associates (Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology)

Affiliations

  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • Hoag Specialty Clinic

Area of Focus

  • Dermatology