Ming-Hsien Wang, M.D.

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  • Director, Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program
  • Associate Professor of Urology

Languages: English, Mandarin


Hypospadias, Pediatric Urology, Undescended Testis, Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction, Urinary Tract Infections, Urology, Varicocele, Vesicoureteral Reflux, Voiding Dysfunction ...read more

Research Interests

Neurogenic bladder, genitourinary malignancies and complex urinary reconstruction; Kidney, bladder and genital anomalies; Testicular torsion; Varicocele; Hernia; Hydrocele; Hypospadias; Undescended testicles; Bed-wetting (enuresis); Vesicoureteral reflux; Urinary tract infections; Genetic mutations in hypospadias; Bladder development and long-term outcomes in children with congenital urologic disorders; Fetal hydronephrosis/urologic conditions; Microscopic, laparoscopic procedures; Disorders of sexual development ...read more

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Dr. Ming-Hsien Wang is an associate professor of urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and director of pediatric urology fellowship. She specializes in pediatric urology, with expertise in the treatment of common urological conditions in children as well as congenital abnormalities.

Dr. Wang received her B.S. in biological science from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1995 and completed her M.D. at the Tufts University School of Medicine in 1999. After an internship in general surgery at the Mayo Clinic, she completed a residency in radiation oncology at the Thomas Jefferson Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. She then returned to the Mayo Clinic for a research fellowship in urology and biochemistry/molecular biology and conducted a residency in urology at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty after the completion of a clinical fellowship in pediatric urology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Her research interests include genetic mutations in hypospadias, bladder development and long-term outcomes in children with congenital urological disorders. Her clinical interests include conditions such as urinary tract infections, undescended testicles, hypospadias, hydrocele, hernia, varicocele, testicular torsion, kidney, ureteropelvic junction obstruction, bladder and genital anomalies, such as vesicoureteral reflux, neurogenic bladder, genitourinary malignancies and complex urinary reconstruction.

Dr. Wang has published extensively and has presented at the national conferences of organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Urologic Association. She is a member of the American Urological Association and the Urology Section of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and sits on a variety of national and local committees.

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  • Director, Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program
  • Associate Professor of Urology

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  • MD; Tufts University School of Medicine (1999)


  • Urology; Buffalo General Hospital (2007)
  • Surgery; Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science (2000)
  • Radiation Oncology; Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (2001)


  • Pediatric Urology; University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (2009)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology (Pediatric Urology) (2014)
  • American Board of Urology (Urology) (2011)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Pediatric UTI and urinary microbiome

Urinary microbiome of children prone to recurrent urinary tract infections versus healthy age match children

Clinical Trial Keywords

RIVUR-Pediatric UTI/urinary reflux study

Selected Publications

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Lin YP, Wei Q, Wang MH, Fu YN, Wen Y. “[A case report of severe tricuspid valve stenosis induced by pacemaker].” Zhonghua Xin Xue Guan Bing Za Zhi. 2013 Dec;41(12):1058-9. Chinese. No abstract available.

Duan SJ, Liu HS, Niu J, Wang CX, Chen SH, Wang MH. “Classifications of clinical and bowel morphological changes and their relationship with characteristics of patients with incarcerated groin hernias.” Med Sci Monit. 2014 Feb 8;20:214-8. doi: 10.12659/MSM.889786.

Zhang H, Wang T, Zhang K, Liu Y, Huang F, Zhu X, Liu Y, Wang MH, Tang W, Wang J, Huang H. “Deletion of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase Attenuates Cardiac Hypertrophy via Down-Regulation of Cardiac Fibroblasts-Derived Fibroblast Growth Factor-2.” Crit Care Med. 2014 Jan 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Sharma S, Yao HP, Zhou YQ, Zhou J, Zhang R, Wang MH. “Prevention of BMS-777607-induced polyploidy/senescence by mTOR inhibitor AZD8055 sensitizes breast cancer cells to cytotoxic chemotherapeutics.” Mol Oncol. 2014 Jan 2. pii: S1574-7891(13)00186-5. doi: 10.1016/j.molonc.2013.12.014. [Epub ahead of print]

Wang MH, Chen N, Wang JH. “The coupling features of electrical synapses modulate neuronal synchrony in hypothalamic superachiasmatic nucleus.” Brain Res. 2014 Jan 15. pii: S0006-8993(14)00022-5. doi: 10.1016/j.brainres.2014.01.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Activities & Honors


  • Resident Essay Competition, American Urological Association, 2006
  • Best Doctor Baltimore 2016, 2016 - 2016
  • Clinical Prize AAP/urology section-Pediatric UTI Imaging, AAP/Pediatric Urology section, 2012 - 2012
  • Speigel Nicholas Assistant Professor, 2012 - 2016


  • American Academy of Pediatrics, Urology Section
  • American Urological Association

Videos & Media

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Undescended Testicles (Cryptorchidism) Q&A with Dr. Ming-Hsien Wang

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