John Chung-Yee Wang, MD| Valvular Disease Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease Cardiology | MedStar Health

John Chung-Yee Wang, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Valvular Disease Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Languages: Chinese - Mandarin, Chinese, English

About me

John C. Wang, MD, is chief of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at MedStar Union Memorial and scientific director for Baltimore Cardiovascular Research. Dr. Wang is board certified in Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He specializes in minimally invasive procedures that increase blood flow to the heart, diminish chest pain and decrease the risk of heart attack.

Dr. Wang and his team perform more than 5,000 procedures a year. He finds great satisfaction in how quickly a patient's quality of life improves with the latest techniques in angioplasty, stenting and catheterization. Using an advanced procedure known as transradial cardiac catheterization, performed through the patient's wrist, Dr. Wang is able to offer patients a less-invasive, safer option than traditional catheterization, as well as a quicker recovery time and shorter hospital stay. Dr. Wang also performs transcatheter aortic valve replacements (also known as TAVR). He replaces a patient's aortic valve via a small catheter placed through the femoral artery without traditional open-heart surgery. MedStar Union Memorial is one of the few hospitals in the region to offer these procedures.

Dr. Wang's passion for clinical research helps improve the lives of patients. Widely published, Dr. Wang has been the principal investigator or sub-investigator on more than 40 studies relating to the safety and efficacy of new devices and technology in interventional cardiology. Currently, he is the national principal investigator of the OMEGA trial studying the latest generation of bare metal stents.

Before his medical training, Dr. Wang received his undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago. He also earned a Master's of Science in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health.

John Wang, MD, named 2020 "Top Docs" by Baltimore magazine for interventional cardiology.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Refractory Angina
  • Transradial Catheterization
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Coronary Angiography
  • Abnormal Stress Test
  • Acute Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Anomalies Of The Coronary Artery
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis Of The Aorta
  • Athletic Heart Syndrome
  • Bicuspid Aortic Valve
  • Cardiac Angina
  • Cardiogenic Shock
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chronic Total Occlusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Coronary Artery Fistula
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Familial Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • Genetic Cardiomyopathy
  • Giant Cell Myocarditis
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Idiopathic Hypertrophic Subaortic Stenosis
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Myocardial Infarction (MI)
  • Myocarditis
  • Myxoma
  • Prinzmetals Angina
  • Refractory Angina
  • Restrictive Cardiomyopathy
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatic Heart Failure
  • Right Heart Failure
  • Right Ventricular Hypertrophy
  • Unstable Angina
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Procedures I perform

  • Adenosine Stress Test
  • Alcohol Septal Ablation
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon Catheter
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Collateral Vessel Closure
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Angioplasty
  • Coronary Artery Stent Placement
  • Directional Atherectomy
  • Dobutamine Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Embolic Protection Devices
  • Fractional Flow Reserve
  • Heart Biopsy
  • In Office Cardiac Echocardiogram
  • In Office Cardiac Stress Test
  • Laser Atherectomy
  • Left Atrial Appendage Closure
  • Preoperative Evaluation
  • Prosthetic Heart Valves
  • Pulmonary And Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stress Echo Cardiogram
  • Thrombectomy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography
  • Transradial Catheterization
  • Transradial Coronary Angioplasty
  • Transthoracic Echocardiogram
  • Vo2 Measurement
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Practice locations

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9000 Franklin Square Drive
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21237

443-777-7809

Fax 443-777-8476

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3333 North Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg Ste LL08
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-6550

Fax 410-554-6534

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Insurance

MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO

Videos

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (2004)

Residency Program: Brigham and Womens Hospital (2000)

Medical School: Pritzker School of Medicine (1997)

Awards

  • Baltimore magazine Top Doc, 2015-2020

Podcasts

MedStar Health DocTalkTransradial cardiac catheterization