Second Opinions from Dr. Wang
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Second Opinions from Dr. Wang by video or phone.

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Leo Wang MD, Ph.D


Expertise
Pediatric Oncology/Hematology/Stem Cell Transplant
Why?
I am on the faculty of one at the premier pediatric cancer centers in the world, where I care for bone marrow transplant recipients, oncology patients, and hematology patients. We are an international referral center.
Diseases (optional)
Leukemia, Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Wilm's Tumor, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Sickle Cell Disease, Ewing Sarcoma, Osteosarcoma, Thalassemia, Dyskeratosis Congenita, Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Procedures (optional)
Stem Cell Transplant, Bone Marrow Transplant, Blood Transfusion
Place of Work
Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Childrens Hospital Boston

Professional

Professional Interest
I am also actively engaged in hematopoiesis (blood cell development) research and have a strong background in developmental hematology and gene therapy.
Ideal Client
Children with blood disorders or cancer, or who will receive or have received a stem cell transplant
Specialty
Oncology
Pediatrics, Board Certified
pediatric hematology/oncology/bone marrow transplant
Type of practice
Academic
Current practice
I am currently an Attending Physician at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center. I do inpatient hematologic malignancy and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Outpatient, I see both solid and liquid tumor patients as well as benign hematology patients and bone marrow transplant patients.
Honors and Awards
Member - American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation,Member - American Society of Clinical Oncology,Member - American Society for Hematology,Member - American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology,Member - International Society of Experimental Hematology

Education Details

Education
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residencies
internship/residency were done at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA). Fellowship was done at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center (Boston, MA)
Fellowships & Internships (optional)
Internship/residency were done at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA). Fellowship was done at the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center (Boston, MA)

Personal Details

Personal Interest
I have two children, with whom I love exploring the outdoors. I also enjoy cooking, photography, and music.
Languages Spoken
French, English
Tags
Symptoms

Anemia

Immunemediated causes of neutropenia

Anemia associated with raised mean corpuscular volume

Acute nausea and vomiting

Bruising and petechiae

Acute bleeding

Anemia associated with malignancy

Anemia associated with normal mean corpuscular volume

Thrombocytopenia

Anemia associated with abnormal heme and globin synthesis

Diarrhea

Anemia associated with systemic disease

Anemia associated with hemoglobinopathies

Acute fatigue

Acute diarrhoea

Idiopathic thrombocytopenia

Constipation

Pain

Chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenia

Petechiae

Acquired thrombocytopenia

Acute nausea

Deep vein thrombosis

Neutropaenia

mucositis

Congenital causes of neutropenia

Anemia associated with low mean corpuscular volume

Diseases

Ewing Sarcoma (Bone Cancer)

Acquired Aplastic Anemia

Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer)

bone marrow transplant

Beta Thalassemia

Common Variable Immunodeficiency

Lymphomas NonHodgkins Lymphomas

Wilms Tumor

Autoimmune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP))

Severe Combined Immunodeficiency

Cancer Of The Blood (Leukemia)

Bone Sarcoma (Bone Cancer)

rhabdomyosarcoma

Sickle Cell Disease

Granulocytopenia (Neutropenia)

Hemoglobin H disease (Alpha Thalassemia)

Neutropenia

Blood Cell Cancer (Leukemia)

bone marrow failure

Alpha Thalassemia

Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (Leukemia)

Neutropenia

Cyclic

Lymphoma

Hodgkins (Hodgkins Disease)

Osteosarcoma (Bone Cancer)

Dyskeratosis Congenita

Neuroblastoma

Leukopenia (Neutropenia)

Leukemia

stem cell transplant

NHL NonHodgkins Lymphomas

Acute Myeloid Leukemia

AML (Leukemia)

Medications

Dilaudid Hydromorphone Hydrochloride

Ondansetron Hydrochloride Zofran

Mercaptopurine Purinethol

Avinza Morphine Sulfate

Oxycontin Oxycodone HCl

Privigen Immune Globulin Intravenous

Decadron Dexamethasone

Methotrexate Trexall

Duragesic Fentanyl Transdermal

Coumadin Warfarin Sodium

Cytarabine Cytarabine

Deltasone Prednisone

Myleran Tablets Busulfan Tablets

Actiq Fentanyl Citrate

Paraplatin Carboplatin

Midazolam Midazolam Injection

Dronabinol Marinol

Enoxaparin Sodium Injection Lovenox

Ativan Lorazepam

Etopophos Etoposide Phosphate

MSContin Morphine Sulfate ControlledRelease

Vincasar PFS Vincristine Sulfate Injection

Asparaginase Elspar

RhoD Immune Globulin Human Rhogam UltraFiltered Plus

Cyclophosphamide Cytoxan

Procedures

CBC Complete Blood Count

Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

Blood Transfusion

Stem Cell Transplant Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant

Bone Marrow Biopsy

Bone Marrow Transplant Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant