About Me

Eric W. Wang, MD is assistant professor of otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and specializes in endoscopic sinus and anterior skull base surgery. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Wang completed his residency training in otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine and fellowship training in rhinology and endoscopic skull base surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina. During his residency, Dr. Wang dedicated two years as a NIH research fellow to the study of chronic head and neck infections.

Dr. Wang has special interests in endoscopic anterior skull base surgery, management of sinonasal tumors, cerebrospinal fluid leak repair, and revision endoscopic sinus surgery. His research interests include quality of life outcomes associated with endoscopic skull base surgery and prospective trials in the management of chronic rhinosinusitis.

Contact Information
Contact Information
  • Phone: (412) 647-8186 Call
Hospitals
Hospital Affiliations
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • UPMC Mercy Hospital
  • UPMC Presbyterian Hospital
Skills
Specialities
  • Otolaryngology
Areas Of Expertise
  • Skull Base Surgery
    5 + years
  • Rhinology
    5 + years
  • Maxillofacial Trauma
    5 + years
Clinical Focuses
  • Cerebrospinal fluid leak repair
  • Endoscopic anterior skull base surgery
  • Management of chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Management of sinonasal tumors
  • Orbital surgery
  • Revision endoscopic sinus surgery
Languages
  • English
Education & Training
Education
  • Rice University
    BA, Biochemistry
    1994 - 1998
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    MD, Medicine
    1998 - 2002
Training
  • Research Fellowship
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology
    2002 - 2003
  • Surgical Internship
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery
    2003 - 2004
  • Otolaryngology Residency
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology
    2004 - 2010
  • Fellowship in Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
    Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology
    2010 - 2011
Work Experience
Work Experiences
  • Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    2011-Present
  • Associate Director for Education
    UPMC Center for Cranial Base Surgery
    2011-Present
  • Director, Maxillofacial Trauma Service, Department of Otolaryngology
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Presbyterian Hospital
    2011-Present
Certifications
Board Certifications
  • Otolaryngology
    American Board of Otolaryngology
    2011
Affiliations
Professional Affiliations
  • Member
    American Academy of OtolaryngologyHead and Neck Surgery
  • Fellow
    American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow
    American Rhinological Society
  • Member
    North American Skull Base Society
Academic Affliations
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Otolaryngology
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
  • Michael Paparella Resident Research Award
    Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University
    2005
  • First Prize Poster
    Triological Society Combined Otolaryngology Spring Society Meeting
    2007
  • Resident Travel Award
    Triological Society Combined Middle and Southern Sectional Meeting
    2008
  • Resident Leadership Travel Award
    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting
    2009
  • Medical Student Teaching Award
    Washington University School of Medicine
    2010
  • Honor Award
    American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    2011
  • Best Doctors in America®
    2013
  • Best Doctors in America®
    2014
  • Best Doctors in Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh Magazine
    2014
  • Annual Outstanding Professor Award, Department of Otolaryngology
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    2014
  • Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service (ACES)
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    2015
  • Best Doctors in Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh Magazine
    2015
  • Best Doctors in America
    2015
  • Best Doctors in Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh Magazine
    2016
Publications
Publications