Mr Yi Yuen (Ian) Wang is Neurosurgeon specialising in Minimally Invasive Techniques for all neurosurgical conditions. He has a special interest in pituitary and spinal disorders and undertook an extended overseas Fellowship training in endoscopic pituitary approaches and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Mr Wang utilises the O-arm intra-operative navigation system for minimally invasive spinal surgery, increasing the safety and accuracy of complex spinal reconstructive surgery.
Mr Wang returned to Melbourne and began practicing as a consultant neurosurgeon. He is a consultant neurosurgeon at St Vincent’s Public Hospital and has appointments with St Vincent’s and Mercy Private, Knox Private and the Epworth Hospitals. His main rooms are at the Mercy Private Hospital, however he also consults regularly at Knox and Epping. He is supervisor of resident training at St Vincent’s Hospital.
Mr Wang also takes an active interest in continued technological developments and research. He has completed a Doctor of Medicine through the University of Melbourne (thesis: Gene expression profiling of the ictal hippocampus) and is well published in international peer-reviewed neurosurgical journals. He is currently involved in several research projects in the fields of pituitary adenoma tumorigenesis and spinal navigation. Mr Wang has recently been appointed a Senior Lecturer for the Department of Surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital, the University of Melbourne.