Undescended Testicles (Cryptorchidism) Q&A with Dr. Ming-Hsien Wang
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, is certified by the American Board of Urology and sits on a variety of national and local committees.