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Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP
Surgeon, Pediatric Surgical Services
Kasper Wang, MD, FACS, FAAP, is a staff pediatric surgeon in Pediatric Surgical Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Dr. Wang is also Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine and a staff pediatric surgeon at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
Dr. Wang's main clinical interests are in minimally invasive surgery of the chest and abdomen, head and neck tumors of infants and children, and hepatobiliary disease of infants and children. His research interest is in the physiology of liver stem cells and progenitor cells for which he has received grants from the National Institutes of Health and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Wang has written numerous articles for peer-reviewed publications, including Hepatology, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Cellular Physiology, Shock, Developmental Dynamics, Developmental Biology, and Journal of Pediatric Surgery. He has co-authored textbook chapters in Surgery of the Colon and Rectum and in Schwartz's Principles of Surgery.
Dr. Wang earned his bachelor's degree from the Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery residency at Stanford University Hospital and his pediatric surgery fellowship at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.