University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Sunny Wang, MD

Sunny Wang, MD

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology)

Cancer Center Program Memberships

Cancer Control

Education

Harvard University, B.A., Magna Cum Laude, 1997, History and Science
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, M.D., 2002, Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, Internship and Residency, 2005, Internal Medicine
University of California, San Francisco, Fellowship, 2009, Hematology/Oncology


Professional Experience

  • 1997-1998
    Research Assistant to Jung-Der Wang, M.D., Sc.D., Director of Occupational and Environmental Health, Taipei University, School of Public Health, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 1999-2000
    Research Assistant to Horace M. DeLisser, M.D., Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2001-2001
    Research Assistant to Abass Alavi, M.D., Chief of Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2001-2002
    Research Assistant to Chinyu Su, M.D., Division of Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005-2006
    Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2009-present
    Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, San Francisco VA Medical Center and University of California, San Francisco
  • 2010-2012
    Thoracic Oncology Clinic Attending, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Care Center, University of California, San Francisco

Honors & Awards

  • 1993
    Westinghouse Semi-Finalist
  • 1999
    American Society of Hematology Summer Medical Student Award (Declined in favor of NIH grant)
  • 1999
    NIH Cancer Short-term Training Grant
  • 2003
    Intern of the Year Award, Department of Internal Medicine, UCSF
  • 2005
    Chief Resident, Department of Internal Medicine, UCSF
  • 2012
    Oncology Faculty Teaching Award, Division of Hematology/Oncology, UCSF

Selected Publications

  1. Wang S, Drye BD, Cornett PA. The Team Approach to Advanced Cancer Care-Redefining the Gold Standard. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 08 01; 176(8):1062-3.
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  2. Melisa L. Wong, Sunny Wang, Ying Shi, Curtis J Wozniak, Louise C Walter. Impact of comorbidity and age on survival among older veterans with early stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). . 2014 May 20; 32(15_suppl):7540-7540.
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  3. Wong ML, Clarke CA, Yang J, Hwang J, Hiatt RA, Wang S. Incidence of non-small-cell lung cancer among California Hispanics according to neighborhood socioeconomic status. J Thorac Oncol. 2013 Mar; 8(3):287-94.
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  4. Wang S, Wong ML, Hamilton N, Davoren JB, Jahan TM, Walter LC. Impact of age and comorbidity on non-small-cell lung cancer treatment in older veterans. J Clin Oncol. 2012 May 01; 30(13):1447-55.
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  5. Ponzo F, Zhuang H, Liu FM, Lacorte LB, Moussavian B, Wang S, Alavi A. Tc-99m sulfur colloid and Tc-99m tagged red blood cell methods are comparable for detecting lower gastrointestinal bleeding in clinical practice. Clin Nucl Med. 2002 Jun; 27(6):405-9.
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