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Genetics Specialist Joins OU Children’s Physicians

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - Campus News -

Geneticist Hua Wang, M.D., Ph.D., has established her practice with OU Children’s Physicians. She has also been named a clinical assistant professor with the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. 

A medical geneticist is a physician who diagnoses and treats people with suspected or proven hereditary conditions. Wang completed a medical genetics residency at the OU College of Medicine. During this program, she won a national award from the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics for her genetic research on a lysosomal storage disorder with prominent skeletal dysplasia. 

She completed a general surgery residency in the Brooklyn Hospital Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, and a clinical nutrition fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. 

She completed internal medicine residency and a fellowship in endocrinology in China where she earned her medical degree. 

Wang is a member of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 

For appointments with an OU Children’s Physicians geneticist, call (405) 271-4211.

OU Children’s Physicians practice as part of OU Physicians, Oklahoma’s largest physician group. The group encompasses nearly every child and adult medical specialty. 

More than 290 of these doctors and advanced practice providers have committed their practices to the care of children. The majority of OU Children’s Physicians are board certified in children’s specialties. Many provide pediatric-specific services unavailable elsewhere in the state. Some have pioneered surgical procedures or innovations in patient care that are world firsts. 

OU Children’s Physicians see patients in their offices at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and other cities around Oklahoma. When hospitalization is necessary, they often admit patients to The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center. Many children with birth defects, critical injuries or serious diseases who can’t be helped elsewhere come to OU Children’s Physicians. Oklahoma doctors and parents rely on OU Children’s Physicians depth of experience, nationally renowned expertise and sensitivity to children’s emotional needs.

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