Yue Wang, MD, PhD
Dr. Wang completed her medical degree at the Capital Medical University in Beijing, China and her Ph.D in neuroanatomy at University of Mississippi Medical Center. She completed a neurology residency at University of Florida, and a clinical fellowship in neurophysiology at University of Florida. She joined the faculty at University of Florida in Aug 2015. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and also possesses the ABPN advanced certification in clinical neurophysiology and epilepsy.
Before her neurology residency, Dr. Wang had extensive research experience in epilepsy. She worked as postdoctoral associate at Yale University and was involved in research projects focusing on the mechanism of epileptogenesis and animal epilepsy model. A series of peer-reviewed publications were resulted from her research in this field.
Dr. Wang cares for patient with epilepsy and related disorders. Her primary clinical interests involve the medical and surgical management of refractory epilepsy. Dr. Wang believes that the ultimate goal of epileptologists is to improve patient’s quality of life and restore his or her self-confidence. Her other clinical interest also includes clinical neurophysiology with a focus on critical care long term cvEEG monitoring.
Dr. Wang is involved in precisional ketogenic diet treatment for refractory epilepsy in adults. She also has a particular interest in the surgical management of refractory epilepsy and advanced method for seizure onset detection.
Awards and Honors
AES Fellows Program, 2014
Resident Scholarship to the AAN Annual Meeting, 2013
The National Dean’s List, 2003
Outstanding University Graduates Honored by the Capital University of Medical Sciences, 1996
American Academy of Neurology
American Epilepsy Society
American Clinical Neurophysiology Society
Capital Medical University, Beijing China 1996
PhD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson MS 2005
Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 2010
Neurology, Xuanwu Hospital Beijing, China 1999
Internal Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2011
Neurology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2014
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 2015
Eid T, Ghosh A, Wang Y, Beckström H, Zaveri HP, Lee TS, Lai JC, Malthankar-Phatak GH, de Lanerolle NC. Recurrent seizures and brain pathology after inhibition of glutamine synthetase in the hippocampus in rats. Brain. 2008 Aug; 131(8): 2061-2070.
Department of Neurology
Gainesville, FL 32610
(352) 273-5550 (phone)
(352) 273-5575 (fax)