Project Description

Dawn J. Wang, MD, MS

Assistant Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery, UPMC St. Margaret’s Hospital
Co-Director UPMC Center for Nerve Disorder


Dr. Dawn J. Wang is an assistant professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. She serves as the Chief of Plastic Surgery at UPMC St. Margaret’s Hospital and is the Co-Director of the Center for Nerve Disorder at UPMC. A graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School, she completed her integrated plastic surgery residency at Washington University School of Medicine. She has garnered numerous awards including the Resident of the Year for the entire Washington University School of Medicine and the James Barnett Brown Clinical Research Award. She is a diplomat of the American Board of Plastic Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Although her practice spans the breadth of plastic surgery, her clinical focus includes reconstructive surgery, advanced wound care and aesthetic surgery. Because of her clinical expertise, she is a frequent invited speaker on surgical wound care in both plastic surgery and general surgery. Her primary academic interest is in patient safety. She leads the patient safety committee in the Department of Plastic Surgery and at UPMC St. Margaret’s hospital. Her philosophy balances the science and art of medicine to create a personalized approach for each patient with a goal of always maximizes their outcome.

Dr. Wang’s publications can be reviewed at the National Library of Medicine’s public database.