Wen-Hung Wang, MD, PhD, LLM, FACS

Attending Surgeon
Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Cathay General Hospital
Assistant Professor
Fu-Jen Catholic University School of Medicine
Taipei, Taiwan



• (1989.9-1996.7) MD, Medical School, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan
• (2004.9-2010.5) PhD, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Sciences, Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan
• (2012.9-2014.11) LL.M, Graduate Institute of Law at National Chung Cheng University, 168, University Rd., Min-Hsiung Chia-Yi, Taiwan

Research Interest

His research interest includes: Head and neck surgery, Oncology, Robotic surgery, Rhinoplasty, Larynx and Ear surgery.

Scientific Activities


• Taiwan Otolaryngological Society
• Formosa Medical Association
• Taiwan Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
• Taiwan Head and Neck Society
• Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)


1. Wang WH, Horng JW, Yau WR. Necrotizing otitis external complicated by osteomyelitis of the temporomandibular joint and skull base-case report. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001; 36: 234-238.
2. Wang WH, Wu JL, Tsai ST. Retropharyngeal space infection-An analysis of 21 cases. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002; 37: 85-92.
3. Wang WH, Chao WY. Analysis of perioperative facial palsy for patients with parotid tumor. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002; 37: 347-355.
4. Wang WH, Tsai ST. Epstein-Barr virus associated infectious mononucleosis-an analysis of 78 cases. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2002; 37: 183-189.
5. Wang WH, Ou CY, Hwang TZ. Acute external laryngeal trauma. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2003; 38: 21-27.
6. Wang WH, Wu JL, Chao WY. Comparison of intratympanic and intramuscular steroid injection in treating sudden deafness. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg . 2003; 38: 263-271.
7. Wang WH, Hwang TZ. Extensive subgaleal abscess and epidural empyema in a patient with acute frontal sinusitis: report of a case. J Formos Med Assoc. 2003; 10: 338-341.
8. Chen WC, Wu WF, Liao HH, Weng HH, Wang WH, Lin JP. Application of multi-detector CT in superior semicircular canal dehiscence. C J Radiologic Tech. 2005; 29(2): 135-145
9. Wang WH, Lin YC. Minimally Invasive Inlay and Underlay Tympanoplasty. Am J Otolaryngol. . 2008; 29(6): 363-366. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2007.11.002
10. Wang WH, Lin YC, Weng HH, Chen WC. Detection of superior semicircular canal dehiscence by virtual endoscopy: a pilot study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008; 139(5): 624-629. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.07.028
11. Wang WH, Lin YC, Weng HH, Chen WC. The additional role of virtual endoscopy in the diagnosis of superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009; 140(5): 771-772. doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2008.07.028
12. Chen WC, Hwang TZ, Wang WH, et al. Comparison between conventional and intensity-modulated post-operative radiotherapy for stage III and IV oral cavity cancer in terms of treatment results and toxicity. Oral Oncol. 2009; 45(6): 505-510. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2008.07.002
13. Lai CH, Chen MF, Hung CH, Liu KC, Wang WH, Chen WC. The Impact of Dynamic Parotid Volume Changes and Body Weight Loss on Dose Distributions for Patients with Nasopharyngeal Cancer Receiving Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. Therapeut Radiol Oncol. 2010; 17(2): 113-123
14. Wang WH, Yang JJ, Lin YC, Yang JT, Chan CH, Li SY. Identification of novel variants in the Cx29 gene of nonsyndromic hearing loss patients using buccal cells and RFLP method. Audiol Neurotol. 2010; 15: 81-87. doi: 10.1159/000231633
15. Wang WH, Yang JJ, Lin YC, Yang JT, Li SY. Novel expression patterns of connexin 30.3 in adult rat cochlea. Hear Res. 2010; 265: 77-82. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2010.02.008
16. Yang JJ, Wang WH, Lin YC, et al. Prospective variants screening of connexin genes in children with hearing impairment: Genotype/-Phenotype Correlation. Human Genetics. 2010; 128: 303-313
17. Lin YC, Watanabe A, Chen WC, Lee KF, Lee IL, Wang WH. Narrowband Imaging for Early Detection of Malignant Tumors and Radiation Effect after Treatment of Head and Neck Cancer. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2010; 136(3): 234-239. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2009.230
18. Chen CC, Chen WC, Lu CH, et al. Significance of Interleukin-6 Signaling in the Resistance of Pharyngeal Cancer to Irradiation and the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Inhibitor. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010; 76(4): 1214-1224. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2009.09.059
19. Lin JT, Chang TH, Chang CS, et al. Prognostic value of pretreatment CD44 mRNA in peripheral blood of patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer. Oral Oncol. 2010; 46(5): e29-e33. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2012.02.011
20. Lien CF, Weng HH, Chang YC, Lin YC, Wang WH. Computed tomographic analysis of frontal recess anatomy and its effect on the development of frontal sinusitis. Laryngoscope. 2010; 120(12): 2521-2527. doi: 10.1002/lary.20977
21. Lin YC, Wang WH; Weng HH, Lin YC. Predictors of Surgical and Hearing Long-term Results for Inlay Cartilage Tympanoplasty. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2011; 137(3): 1-5. doi: 10.1001/archoto.2011.10
22. Wang WH, Lin YC, Weng HH, Lee KF. Narrow-band imaging for diagnosing adenoid hypertrophy in adult: a simplified grading and histological correlation. Laryngoscope. 2011; 121 : 965-970. doi: 10.1002/lary.21719
23. Wang WH, Lin YC, Lee KF, Weng HH. Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma Detected by Narrow-Band Imaging Endoscopy. Oral Oncol. 2011; 47: 736-741. doi: : 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2011.02.012
24. Wang WH, Liu YF, Su CC, Su MC, Li SY, Yang JJ. A novel missense mutation in the connexin30 causes nonsyndromic hearing loss. PLoS One. 2011; 6(6): 1-9. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.00214.
25. Lin YC, Wang WH: Narrow Band Imaging for Detecting Early Recurrent Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Head Neck. 2011; 33(4) : 591-594. doi:10.1002/hed.21310
26. Jao SY, Weng HH, Wong HF, Wang WH, Tsai YH: Successful Endovascular Treatment of Intractable Epistaxis due to Ruptured Internal Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysm Secondary to Invasive Fungal Sinusitis. Head Neck. 2011; 33(3): 437-440. doi: 10.1002/hed.21305
27. Chen CC, Chen WC, Wang WH, et al. Role of DNA methyltransferase 1 in pharyngeal cancer related to treatment resistance. Head Neck. 2011; 33(8): 1132-1143. doi: 10.1002/hed.21586
28. Lin YC, Wang WH, Lee KF, Tsai WC, Weng HH. Value of narrow-band imaging endoscopy in early mucosal head and neck cancer. Head Neck. 2012. doi: 10.1002/hed.21964
29. Wang WH, Lin YC, Chen WC, Chen MF, Chen CC, Lee KF. Detection of mucosal recurrent nasopharyngeal carcinomas after radiotherapy with narrow band imaging endoscopy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics. 2012; 83(4): 1213-1219. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.09.034
30. Huang CE, Lu CH, Chen PT, et al. Efficacy and safety of dose-modified docetaxel plus cisplatin-based induction chemotherapy in Asian patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2011. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2710.2011.01306
31. Lin YC, Wang WH, Tsai WC, Chen CC, Chen WC, Lee KF. Predicting the early invasiveness of nasopharyngeal mucosal neoplasia after radiotherapy by narrow-band imaging: a pilot study. Head Neck. 2012. doi: 10.1002/hed.22912
32. Chen MF, Wang WH, Lin PY, Lee KD, Chen WC. Significance of the TGF-β1/IL-6 axis in oral cancer. Clin Sci (Lond). 2012; 122(10): 459-472. doi: 10.1042/CS20110434
33. Hsieh CC, Wang WH, Lin YC, Weng HH, Lee KF. A Large-scale Study of the Association between Biopsy Results and Clinical Manifestations in Patients with Suspicion of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Laryngoscope. 2012; 122: 1988-1993. doi: 10.1002/lary.23432
34. Chia-Hao Chang, Wang WH, Lin YC. Longitudinal Hearing Outcomes between Inlay Butterfly Cartilage and Underlay Fascia Tympanoplasty. J Taiwan Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012; 47(4): 284-294. doi: 10.6286/jtohns
35. Chen WC, Lai CH, Lee TF, et al. Scintigraphic assessment of salivary function after intensity-modulated radiotherapy for head and neck cancer: Correlations with parotid dose and quality of life. Oral Oncol. 2013; 49(1): 42-48. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology
36. Wang WH, Hwang TZ, Chang CH, Lin YC. Reconstruction of Pharyngeal Defect after Hypopharyngeal Carcinoma Ablation with Submental Island Flap. ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec. 2012; 74(6): 304-309.
37. Chang CC, Huang WC, Lin JY, Lin YC, Wang WH, Wei FC. Perforator Flap from Proximal Lateral Leg for Head and Neck Reconstruction. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1333320
38. Chang GH , Wang WH. Intranasal fungal (alternaria) infection related to nasal steroid spray. Am J Otolaryngol. 2013; 34(6): 743-745. doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2013.07.016.
39. Wang WH, Tyan Y C, Chen ZS, et al. Evaluation of the antioxidant activity and anti-proliferative effect of the jaboticaba (Myrciaria cauliflora) seed extracts in oral carcinoma cells. Biomed Res Int. 2014; 2014: 185946. doi: 10.1155/2014/185946
40. Chang CC, Huang WC, Lin JY, Lin YC, Wang WH, Wei FC. Perforator flap from proximal lateral leg for head and neck reconstruction. J Reconstr Microsurg. 2013; 29(4): 263-270. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1333320