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Dr. Frank Wang
Dr. Frank Wang
Title: Head Team Physician
Organization: Sports Medicine
Phone: (617) 495-2200
Email: fwang@uhs.harvard.edu
Hometown: Boston, Mass.

Specialty: Adult Primary Care  

Dr. Wang has been with Harvard Athletics as the Team Physician since 2000 as the primary care consultant, and Head Team Physician since 2010, with special clinical and research interests in concussion, infectious diseases of athletes, and sports cardiology. 

He is a 1988 graduate of Dartmouth College where he majored in Art History, and graduated from Tufts Medical School in 1992.  He completed his internal medicine residency at the Mount Auburn Hospital.  He is a full time staff internist at Harvard University Health Services, and is on the medical staffs of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and the Brigham and Women's Hospital.  He is a assistant professor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a Team Physician for the Boston Red Sox.  He serves as the AED Medical Director for the Harvard campus.

Dr. Wang lives in Newton, Mass., and spends his free time being a gymnastics/hockey/soccer/baseball/lacrosse father to four children.

Selected publications:

Baggish AL, Hutter AM Jr, Wang F, Yared K, Weiner RB, Kupperman E, Picard MH, Wood MJ. Cardiovascular screening in college athletes with and without electrocardiography: A cross-sectional study. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 2;152(5):269-75.

Baggish AL, Yared K, Weiner RB, Wang F, Demes R, Picard MH, Hagerman F, Wood MJ. Differences in cardiac parameters among elite rowers and subelite rowers. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2010 Jun;42(6):1215-20.

Daoud AI, Geissler GJ, Wang F, Saretsky J, Daoud YA, Lieberman DE. Foot Strike and Injury Rates in Endurance Runners: a retrospective study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012 Jan 3.

Weiner R., Hutter A., Wang F., Kim J., Wood M., Wang T., Picard M., Baggish A.  Performance of the 2010 European Society of Cardiology criteria for ECG interpretation in athletes.  Heart 2011. Sept 7. 1373-1377.

Weiner R, Wang F, Berkstresser B, Kim J, Wang T, Lewis G, Hutter A, Picard M, Baggish, A.  Research correspondence:  Regression of “Gray Zone” Exercise-Induced Concentric Left Ventricular Hypertrophy.  JACC 2012; 59;1992-1994.