Jeffrey C. Wang

Chief, Orthopaedic Spine Service Co-director, USC Spine Center Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery
Jeffrey Wang, MD

Areas of treatment:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
BMP (Bone Morphogenetic Protein)
Lumbar Tumor Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thoracic Spine and Disks


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Spine


  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Chinese
  • English
best doctor

Jeffrey C. Wang, MD

Chief, Orthopaedic Spine Service
Co-director, USC Spine Center
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
  • USC Healthcare Center 4

About this doctor:

Jeffrey C. Wang, MD is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery, Co-Director of the USC Spine Center with an expertise in the surgical treatment of all neck and back disorders. As a world-renowned leader in spine care, Dr. Wang is continuously writing and presenting professional articles, publications, and speaking engagements to national and international audiences. Dr. Wang’s reputation for consistently providing excellent patient care, outstanding qualifications and experience has earned him immense respect from patients and physicians alike. He assumes numerous leadership roles in nationally respected medical organizations including the North American Spine Society, Cervical Spine Research Society, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and multiple other educational and research groups. In addition, Dr. Wang serves as a Second Medical Opinion Physician with the National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA).

In addition to a busy clinical practice, Dr. Wang runs a basic science laboratory where he is on the cutting edge of technology, and constantly developing and applying novel methods of treating spinal disorders. His research interests include gene therapy for the treatment of spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery for spinal disorders, bone growth biological proteins and biomedical engineering of non-invasive spine surgery using high intensity focused ultrasonic waves. Dr. Wang has received numerous research grants and is currently involved in many clinical trials in the treatment of spine problems.

Read more about Dr. Wang


1983-1987: B.S. in Biological Sciences with Departmental Honors Stanford University, Stanford, CA
1987-1991: M.D., Medical School, Cum Laude University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA


Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1991 - 1992


1991-1996: Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery University of California, Los Angeles
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA


1996-1997: Fellowship in Spine Surgery with Henry H. Bohlman, M.D.
Case Western Reserve University Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Cleveland, Ohio


Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1999, 2010

Professional society memberships:

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Association
AOSpine International
Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons
California Orthopaedic Association
Cervical Spine Research Society, Vice President
International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery
Interurban Orthopaedic Society
Interurban Orthopedic Society
North American Spine Society
Scoliosis Research Society
Spine Arthroplasty Society
Western Orthopaedic Association


Castle Connolly "Top Doctor,” 2015
Dr. Wang was named in Becker's Spine Review's "Spine Surgeons to Know," 2014
Best Orthopaedic Surgeons by The Hollywood Reporter in 2014
Best North American Spine Surgeons by Orthopedics This Week in 2014
Winner of the 4th Annual The Spine Journal Editors' Choice Award, chosen as the top paper among those published in volume year 2010
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Achievement Award, 2010
Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2010