Dr. Eric Wang received his undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cell Biology from Cornell University and his medical degree from the SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine. He then completed a 7 year combined program in general surgery and plastic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. Following completion of plastic surgery residency, he completed an Orthopaedic Hand and Upper Extremity fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine, based in Houston, Texas at the Texas Medical Center. He trained under and was mentored by leaders of hand surgery and microsurgery from both Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery disciplines.
At UC Irvine, he specializes in all disciplines of upper extremity, nerve surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery. In addition to seeing patients in Orange and Costa Mesa, he is Chief of the Plastic Surgery Section at the Long Beach VA Medical Center. He has special interest in complex wrist surgery, reconstructive nerve and neuroma surgery, and tracking patient-reported outcomes following hand and upper extremity surgery.