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Grace J. Wang, MD, FACS

Grace J. Wang, MD, FACS Surgeon

Director, Vascular and Endovascular Simulation
Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Radiology

Dr. Wang is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2007
  • Vascular Surgery, 2010

Clinical Expertise:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
  • Diabetic Ulcers
  • Dialysis Access
  • Endovascular Therapy
  • Iliac Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Mesenteric Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Peripheral Bypass Surgery
  • Renal Artery Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Stent Graft Aneurysm Repair
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Vascular Surgery

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American College of Surgeons (Associate Fellow), National American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS), National Association of Academic Surgery, National Association of Women Surgeons, National Delaware Valley Vascular Society, Local Eastern Vascular Society, National Massachusetts General Hospital Surgical Society, Local Mid-Atlantic Vascular Study Group Registry, Local Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, National Society for Vascular Surgery, National Society for Vascular Ultrasound, National Society for Vascular Ultrasound, National Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wang is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Wang, GJ, Shaw, PA, Mohler, ER, Durinka, JB, Layne, AJ, Etherington, MS, Sehgal, CM, Fairman, RM, Ky, B.: The role of femoral artery ultrasound measurements in predicting restenosis following endovascular intervention. Journal of Vascular Ultrasound. : 2015 (Accepted for publication).

Nation, D. Wang, GJ.: An update on Thoracic endovascular aortic repair. Seminars in Interventional Radiology. : 2015.

Desai ND, Gottret JP, Szeto WY, McCarthy F, Moeller P, Menon R, Jackson B, Vallabhajosyula P, Wang GJ, Fairman R, Bavaria JE.: Impact of timing on major complications after thoracic endovascular aortic repair for acute type B aortic dissection. Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery : 2014.

Sinnamon AJ, Sonnenberg EM, Bartlett EK, Meise CK, Wang GJ, Kelz RR.: The influence of socioeconomic factors on gender disparities in lower extremity bypass. Journal of Surgical Research 188 (2): 537-544,2014.

Sinnamon AJ, Sonnenberg EM, Bartlett EK, Meise CK, Wang GJ, Kelz RR.: The influence of socioeconomic factors on gender disparities in lower extremity bypass. Surgical Research 188 (2): 537-544,2014.

Ullery BW, Orlova K, Shang EK, Jackson BM, Wang GJ, Fairman RM, Woo EY: Results of carotid angioplasty and stenting are equivalent for critical versus high-grade lesions in patients deemed high risk for carotid endarterectomy Journal of Surgical Research 185 (1): 21-26,2013.

Herdrich BJ, Murphy EH, Wang GJ, Jackson BM, Fairman RM, Woo EY: The fate of untreated concomitant suprarenal aortic aneurysms after endovascular aneurysm repair of infrarenal aortic aneurysms Journal of Vascular Surgery 58 (5): 1201-1206,2013.

Murphy EH, Szeto WY, Herdrich BJ, Jackson BM, Wang GJ, Bavaria JE, Fairman RM, Woo EY: The management of endograft infections following endovascular thoracic and abdominal aneurysm repair Journal of Vascular Surgery 58 (5): 1179-1185,2013.

Shang EK, Nathan DP, Woo EY, Fairman RM, Wang GJ, Gorman RC, Gorman JH 3rd, Jackson BM: Local wall thickness in finite element models improves prediction of abdominal aortic aneurysm growth Journal of Vascular Surgery : 2013.

Ullery BW, Nathan DP, Shang EK, Wang GJ, Jackson BM, Murphy EH, Fairman RM, Woo EY: Incidence, predictors, and outcomes of hemodynamic instability following carotid angioplasty and stenting Journal of Vascular Surgery 58 (4): 917-925,2013.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Vascular Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 4th Floor Silverstein Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 615-6564
Fax: (215) 614-0463
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)