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David Y. Wang, MD

Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Spine
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About Dr. Wang


David Y. Wang, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist who has specialized in pain management since 1998. He received his extensive training at Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He received his medical degree from Taipei Medical College and his MPH and MS degrees from Harvard University. Dr. Wang's areas of expertise include treating patients with back pain, post-operative pain, neuropathic pain and chronic pain. He is also certified to perform acupuncture.

Dr. Wang treats each patient individually and tailors a care plan according to their specific needs. Patients are treated with compassion and dignity; Dr. Wang listens to their concerns and looks upon them as a partner in their care. He provides patients with the most advanced procedures and treatment available and uses a multidisciplinary approach, collaborating with other specialists to achieve optimal health for the patient. If further diagnostic testing such as MRI, CT scan, ultrasound, bone scan, or EMG is needed, it will be conveniently coordinated by Dr. Wang's office staff.


Specialized Centers

Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury

Special Expertise

Selective Interventional Pain Management
Back Pain/ Lumbar Radiculopathy Pain/Sciatica
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Spinal Injection
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection/Transforaminal ESI
Facet Injection
Non-Surgical Treatment of Spinal Pain
Ultrasound-Guided Pain Management Procedures
Radio Frequency Ablation
Cryoablation and Denervation of Neuropathic Pain
Post Operative Pain (Acute and Subacute)
Acupuncture Treatment
Chronic Intractable Pain
Musculoskeletal Pain
Multiple Joint Pain
Phantom Limb Pain
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
Spinal Cord Stimulation (selective)

Patient Stories

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If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Director of Chronic Pain Education, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiology
New York Society of Anesthesiology
American College of Acupuncture
Chinese American Medical Society


American Board of Anesthesiology, 1998
American Board of Pain Medicine, 2000
American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Management, 2000


"Best Intern" award, 1989
Honors and Publications of medical ethics in "Green Medicine" magazines of Taipei Medical College: "First IVF Test Tube Baby" in Taiwan, and "A Kind of Coldness" (A Case Report of An Adolescent with Uremia)


Medical: Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan
MPH, Harvard University School of Public Health
MS, Harvard University School of Public Health
Residency: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center
Boston University Medical Center
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital Center, Taipei County, Taiwan
Fellowship: New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center (Tri-institutions Fellowship of Cornell Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Hospital for Special Surgery), Fellow in Pain Management

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Wang

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of May 31, 2023, Dr. Wang reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.