Serena Xiaohong Wang, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric cataracts, and adult strabismus, with a specialty interest in pediatric cataract surgery and treatment.

Dr. Wang earned her medical degree at the Kunming Medical College in Kunming City, China. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at UT Southwestern, where she also received advanced training through fellowships in pediatric ophthalmology and corneal and external eye diseases. She also completed a research fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina Storm Eye Institute.

Dr. Wang is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Texas Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

She has published numerous articles resulting from her pediatric ophthalmology research, especially on the treatment of pediatric cataracts.

Dr. Wang is a D Magazine Best Doctor.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical School (2003-2004), Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical School (2000-2003), Ophthalmology
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical School (1999-2000), Anesthesiology
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical School (1997-1999), Cornea Service
  • Fellowship - Storm Eye Institute Medical University of South Carolina, Research Glaucoma
  • Medical School - Kunming Medical College (1980-1985)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • The Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
Honors & Awards
  • Best Paper of Session Award at the Congress of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston 1994, "Comparison of mechanized and manual curvilinear capsulectomy in pediatric eyes."
  • Annual Student Award Scholarship 1985, Kunming Medical College, Department of Medicine
  • Research Grant 1992, Foundation for Research in Medicine and Technology Yunnan State Department of Science and Technology
  • HELMA Award 1994, Storm Eye Institute, Best Research Project: "Size of the pediatric capsular bag and its implications for IOL implantation."
  • ARVO Travel Award 2001

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