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Ralph Wang, M.D.

Emergency medicine specialist

Clinics

Emergency Department
505 Parnassus Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-1037
Physician Referrals: (415) 353-1238

More about Ralph Wang

Education

Tufts University School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

Highland Hospital 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Westphalen AC, Hsia RY, Maselli JH, Wang R, Gonzales R. Radiological imaging of patients with suspected urinary tract stones: national trends, diagnoses, and predictors. Acad Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 18(7):699-707.
  2. Wang R, Reynolds TA, West HH, Ravikumar D, Martinez C, McAlpine I, Jacoby VL, Stein JC. Use of a -hCG discriminatory zone with bedside pelvic ultrasonography. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Jul; 58(1):12-20.
  3. Stein JC, Jacoby VL, Vittinghoff E, Wang R, Kwan E, Reynolds T, McAlpine I, Gonzales R. Differential use of diagnostic ultrasound in u.s. Emergency departments by time of day. West J Emerg Med. 2011 Feb; 12(1):90-5.
  4. Stein JC, Wang R, Adler N, Boscardin J, Jacoby VL, Won G, Goldstein R, Kohn MA. Emergency physician ultrasonography for evaluating patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Dec; 56(6):674-83.
  5. Wang R, Frazee BW. Visual stimulus: splinter localization with ultrasound. J Emerg Med. 2011 Sep; 41(3):294-5.
  6. Stone MB, Wang R, Price DD. Ultrasound-guided supraclavicular brachial plexus nerve block vs procedural sedation for the treatment of upper extremity emergencies. Am J Emerg Med. 2008 Jul; 26(6):706-10.
  7. Frazee BW, Fee C, Lynn J, Wang R, Bostrom A, Hargis C, Moore P. Community-acquired necrotizing soft tissue infections: a review of 122 cases presenting to a single emergency department over 12 years. J Emerg Med. 2008 Feb; 34(2):139-46.
  8. Stone MB, Price DD, Wang R. Ultrasound-guided supraclavicular block for the treatment of upper extremity fractures, dislocations, and abscesses in the ED. Am J Emerg Med. 2007 May; 25(4):472-5.
  9. Lewin MR, Stein J, Wang R, Lee MM, Kernberg M, Boukhman M, Hahn IH, Lewiss RE. Humming is as effective as Valsalva's maneuver and Trendelenburg's position for ultrasonographic visualization of the jugular venous system and common femoral veins. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Jul; 50(1):73-7.
  10. Stone MB, Teismann NA, Wang R. Ultrasonographic confirmation of intraosseous needle placement in an adult unembalmed cadaver model. Ann Emerg Med. 2007 Apr; 49(4):515-9.
  11. Wang R, Snoey ER, Clements RC, Hern HG, Price D. Effect of head rotation on vascular anatomy of the neck: an ultrasound study. J Emerg Med. 2006 Oct; 31(3):283-6.
  12. Liebmann O, Price D, Mills C, Gardner R, Wang R, Wilson S, Gray A. Feasibility of forearm ultrasonography-guided nerve blocks of the radial, ulnar, and median nerves for hand procedures in the emergency department. Ann Emerg Med. 2006 Nov; 48(5):558-62.
  13. Wang R, Snoey E, Frazee B. Ultrasound-guided deep brachial and basilic vein cannulation in the emergency department. Cal J Emerg Med. 2005 Apr; 6(2):38-40.

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