Ray Y. Wang, MD

Fellow in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction
Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery


Dr. Wang is a current fellow in advanced head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction. His clinical interests include head and neck benign and malignant lesions, thyroid and parathyroid tumors, sinonasal benign and malignant tumors, and reconstruction of head and neck defects.


Undergraduate: BE, Biomedical Engineering – Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN (2013)

Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (2017)

Residency: Otolaryngology – Baylor University College of Medicine, Waco, TX (2022)


Dr. Wang sees patients at:

Leadership Roles & Honors

  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship, Williams Scholarship (2013-2017)
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society (2011-2013)
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship (2009-2013)
  • National Merit Scholarship (2009)

Select publications

  1. Wang RY, Chumpitazi BP, Gitomer SA, Chiou E, Ongkasuwan J. “Tracheal Lobular Capillary Hemangioma in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report and Review of the Literature”, Laryngoscope, 2020. doi: 10.1002/lary.29091
  2. Xie DX, Wang RY, Penn EB, Chinnadurai S, Shannon CN, Wootten CT. Understanding sociodemographic factors related to outcomes in pediatric obstructive sleep apnea. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2018 doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2018.05.030
  3. Xie DX, Wang RY, Chinnadurai S. Readability of Online Patient Education Materials For Velopharyngeal Insufficiency. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2018. doi: 0.1016/j.ijporl.2017.09.016
  4. Lennon CJ, Wang RY, Wallace A, Chinnadurai S. Risk of Failure of Adenotonsillectomy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Obese Pediatric Patients. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 2017 doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.09.026
  5. Hunter JB, O’ Connell BP, Carlson ML, Yawn RW, Wang RY, Mistry A, Chambless LC, Thompson RC, Weaver KD, Wanna GB. Tumor Progression Following Petroclival Meningioma Subtotal Resection: A Volumetric Study. Operative Neurosurgery, 2017. doi: 10.1093/ons/opx098
  6. Hunter JB, Yawn RJ, Wang RY, O’Connell BP, Carlson ML, Mistry A, Haynes DS, Thompson RC, Weaver KD, Wanna GB. The Natural History Petroclival Meningioma: A Volumetric Study. Otology and Neurotology, 2017. doi: 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001260
  7. Stevens D, Watson H, LeBlanc M, Wang R, Chou J, Bauer W, Harth E. Practical polymerization of functionalized lactones and carbonates with Sn(OTf) 2 in metal catalysed ring-opening polymerization methods. Polym Chem, 2013. doi:10.1039/C3PY21119C
  8. Wang RY, Horwich P, Sandulache VC, Hernandez DJ, Hornig JD, Graboyes EM, Liou NE, Day TA, Sturgis EM, Huang AT. “Safety of Microvascular Free Tissue Transfer Reconstruction of the Head and Neck in the Setting of Chronic Pharmacologic Immunosuppression”, Head & Neck, In Press