James Wang MD PhD

Facial Plastic Surgery

Who Is James Wang

Dr. James C. Wang is a Chicago trained Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon who specializes in plastic surgery of the head and neck region.

Dr. Wang grew up in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in North Texas. He graduated with Honors from the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Sciences Program at the University of North Texas. He then attended the University of Rochester where he earned his BSE in Biomedical Engineering with Distinction and minors in Biology and Chemical engineering. He worked as a biomedical engineer for four years developing gold nanoparticles for the treatment of head and neck cancer at Nanospectra Biosciences, a startup biotechnology company in Houston, TX. He then attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) where he completed his Ph.D. in Immunology and Infectious Diseases with Dr. Abdul Hamood. His dissertation was on the development of novel antibiofilm therapies and analysis of bacterial interactions within middle ear fluid and on tympanostomy tubes. He was appointed as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the TTUHSC. After obtaining his Doctor in Medicine at TTUHSC, he completed his residency training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Cincinnati. He was inducted into the prestigious Alpha-Omega-Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Wang completed a highly competitive American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) fellowship in Chicago with world renowned surgeons, Dr. J. Regan Thomas and Dr. Douglas M. Sidle. While training with Dr. Thomas and Dr. Sidle, Dr. Wang studied and performed primary rhinoplasty in addition to complex revision rib rhinoplasty using the piezoelectric technology. He also takes care of patients with facial paralysis including eyelid weight loading procedures, lateral tarsal strip, and botox for synkinesis. His practice includes face and neck lifts, eyelid and eyebrow surgery, hairline lowering, lip lift, rhinoplasty and revision rhinoplasty, skin cancer reconstruction, keloid excision, scar revision, Botox, fillers, laser treatments, and chemical peels. He currently serves as Assistant Professor in the Division of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

James Wang Portrait


Keloid Excision

Rhinoplasty Procedure

Tear Filler

Tear Filler