Biography

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Serena Wang joined the U.T. Southwestern faculty in November 2006, following a successful private practice in Dallas and Plano for the previous two years. Dr. Wang has trained extensively at UT Southwestern, completing her ophthalmology internship and residency, as well as her pediatric ophthalmology and corneal and external disease fellowships, here. Dr. Wang also has a strong research background in pediatric ophthalmology, especially in the treatment of pediatric cataracts. She completed a research fellowship at the Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina in 1995. Passionate in her care of pediatric ophthalmic patients, Dr. Wang is known for her caring approach. She specializes in the treatment of pediatric eye diseases with a special focus on pediatric cataracts and adult strabismus. Dr. Wang is currently seeing patients at Childrens Medical Center at Legacy, and Childrens Medical Center Dallas.

Education

Medical School Kunming Medical College (1985)
Fellowship Storm Eye Institute Medical University of South Carolina (1994), Research Ophthalmology
Fellowship Storm Eye Institute Medical University of South Carolina (1995), Research Glaucoma
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1999), Cornea Service
Internship University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2000), Anesthesiology
Residency University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2003), Ophthalmology
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (2004), Pediatric Ophthalmology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • IntraOcular Lens (IOL)
  • Pediatric Cataract Surgery & Treatment
  • Pediatric Eye Disease
  • Strabismus Treatment & Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • ARVO Travel Award
    (2001)
  • Best Paper of Session Award at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston
    "Comparison of mechanized and manual curvilinear capsulectomy in pediatric eyes." (1994)
  • HELMA Award
    Storm Eye Institute, Best Research Project: "Size of the pediatric capsular bag and its implications for IOL implantation." (1994)
  • Research Grant
    Foundation for Research in Medicine and Technology Yunnan State Department of Science and Technology (1992)
  • Annual Student Award Scholarship
    Kunming Medical College, Department of Medicine (1985)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology