Ralph Wang, MD

Associate Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
+1 415 353-4890
UCSF School of Medicine
505 Parnassus Ave, L126
San Francisco, CA, 94143
 
Education:
BA: 
Tufts University
MD: Tufts University School of Medicine 
MAS: University of California, San Francisco
Residency: Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital
Board Certification: Emergency Medicine

Research and Academic Interests: 
Dr. Wang's research interests include ultrasound visualization of DVT, ultrasoud guidance for venous access, and ultrasound guidance for neural blockade.

Honors/Awards:
Excellence in Teaching Award - Academy of Medical Educators 2012

Publications: 

Computed Tomography Use Plateaus Among Children With Emergency Visits for Abdominal Pain.

Pediatric emergency care

Fahimi J, Kornblith AE, Kanzaria H, Herring A, Wang RC

Predictors for under-prescribing antibiotics in children with respiratory infections requiring antibiotics.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Kornblith AE, Fahimi J, Kanzaria HK, Wang RC

In Reply: Comparing Direct and Video Laryngoscopy for Prehospital Intubation: Can Meta-Analysis Provide and Exact Solution?

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Savino PB, Reichelderfer S, Mercer MP, Sporer KA, Wang RC

Direct Versus Video Laryngoscopy for Prehospital Intubation: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Savino PB, Reichelderfer S, Mercer MP, Wang RC, Sporer KA

In reply.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Fahimi J

Medical expulsive therapy use in emergency department patients diagnosed with ureteral stones.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Addo N, Chi T, Moore C, Mallin M, Shiboski S, Stoller M, Smith-Bindman R

Derivation of decision rules to predict clinically important outcomes in acute flank pain patients.

The American journal of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Fahimi J, Hall MK, Shiboski S, Chi T, Smith-Bindman R

In reply.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Fahimi J

Emergency Department Imaging Modality Effect on Surgical Management of Nephrolithiasis: A Multicenter, Randomized Clinical Trial.

The Journal of urology

Metzler IS, Smith-Bindman R, Moghadassi M, Wang RC, Stoller ML, Chi T

Effect of Tamsulosin on Stone Passage for Ureteral Stones: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Smith-Bindman R, Whitaker E, Neilson J, Allen IE, Stoller ML, Fahimi J

In reply.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Shiboski S, Kang TL, Bailitz J

Managing Urolithiasis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC

External Validation of the STONE Score, a Clinical Prediction Rule for Ureteral Stone: An Observational Multi-institutional Study.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang RC, Rodriguez RM, Moghadassi M, Noble V, Bailitz J, Mallin M, Corbo J, Kang TL, Chu P, Shiboski S, Smith-Bindman R

Ultrasonography versus computed tomography for suspected nephrolithiasis.

The New England journal of medicine

Smith-Bindman R, Aubin C, Bailitz J, Bengiamin RN, Camargo CA, Corbo J, Dean AJ, Goldstein RB, Griffey RT, Jay GD, Kang TL, Kriesel DR, Ma OJ, Mallin M, Manson W, Melnikow J, Miglioretti DL, Miller SK, Mills LD, Miner JR, Moghadassi M, Noble VE, Press GM, Stoller ML, Valencia VE, Wang J, Wang RC, Cummings SR

Oblique-axis vs. short-axis view in ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Wilson JG, Berona KM, Stein JC, Wang R

Cardiac tamponade.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Wilson JG, Epstein SM, Wang R, Kanzaria HK

Detection of Acute Pulmonary Embolism by Bedside Ultrasound in a Patient Presenting in PEA Arrest: A Case Report.

Case reports in emergency medicine

Chung-Esaki H, Knight R, Noble J, Wang R, Coralic Z

Radiological imaging of patients with suspected urinary tract stones: national trends, diagnoses, and predictors.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Westphalen AC, Hsia RY, Maselli JH, Wang R, Gonzales R

Use of a ß-hCG discriminatory zone with bedside pelvic ultrasonography.

Annals of emergency medicine

Wang R, Reynolds TA, West HH, Ravikumar D, Martinez C, McAlpine I, Jacoby VL, Stein JC

Differential use of diagnostic ultrasound in u.s. Emergency departments by time of day.

The western journal of emergency medicine

Stein JC, Jacoby VL, Vittinghoff E, Wang R, Kwan E, Reynolds T, McAlpine I, Gonzales R

Emergency physician ultrasonography for evaluating patients at risk for ectopic pregnancy: a meta-analysis.

Annals of emergency medicine

Stein JC, Wang R, Adler N, Boscardin J, Jacoby VL, Won G, Goldstein R, Kohn MA

Visual stimulus: splinter localization with ultrasound.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Wang R, Frazee BW

Community-acquired necrotizing soft tissue infections: a review of 122 cases presenting to a single emergency department over 12 years.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Frazee BW, Fee C, Lynn J, Wang R, Bostrom A, Hargis C, Moore P

Effect of head rotation on vascular anatomy of the neck: an ultrasound study.

The Journal of emergency medicine

Wang R, Snoey ER, Clements RC, Hern HG, Price D

Ultrasound-guided deep brachial and basilic vein cannulation in the emergency department.

The California journal of emergency medicine / California Chapter of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine

Wang R, Snoey E, Frazee B