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Marjorie Wang MD

Marjorie Wang MD

Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Neurosurgery
Program: Adult

Member of the MCW Cancer Center


  • High cervical fractional anisotropy as an imaging marker for spinal cord injury. (Vedantam A, Eckardt G, Wang MC, Schmit BD, Kurpad SN) Neurosurgery 2014 Aug;61 Suppl 1:167-70 PMID 25032546
  • 146 Diffusion tensor imaging metrics correlate with quantitative tests of physical function in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. (Wang MC, Vedantam A, Schmit B, Kurpad SN) Neurosurgery 2014 Aug;61 Suppl 1:207-8 PMID 25032597
  • Calculating risks: the power and pitfalls of registry data. (Wang MC) Spine J 2013 Oct;13(10):1180-2 PMID 24237711
  • Diffusion tensor imaging of the spinal cord: insights from animal and human studies. (Vedantam A, Jirjis MB, Schmit BD, Wang MC, Ulmer JL, Kurpad SN) Neurosurgery 2014 Jan;74(1):1-8; discussion 8; quiz 8 PMID 24064483
  • Clinical Correlates of High Cervical Fractional Anisotropy in Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury. (Vedantam A, Eckardt G, Wang MC, Schmit BD, Kurpad SN) World Neurosurg 2013 Sep 18: PMID 24055569
  • Characterization and limitations of diffusion tensor imaging metrics in the cervical spinal cord in neurologically intact subjects. (Vedantam A, Jirjis MB, Schmit BD, Wang MC, Ulmer JL, Kurpad SN) J Magn Reson Imaging 2013 Oct;38(4):861-7 PMID 23389869
  • Thirty-day readmissions after elective spine surgery for degenerative conditions among US Medicare beneficiaries. (Wang MC, Shivakoti M, Sparapani RA, Guo C, Laud PW, Nattinger AB) Spine J 2012 Oct;12(10):902-11 PMID 23098615
  • Are we underestimating the burden of traumatic brain injury? Surveillance of severe traumatic brain injury using centers for disease control International classification of disease, ninth revision, clinical modification, traumatic brain injury codes. (Carroll CP, Cochran JA, Guse CE, Wang MC) Neurosurgery 2012 Dec;71(6):1064-70; discussion 1070 PMID 22922677
  • Utility of a combined current procedural terminology and International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification code algorithm in classifying cervical spine surgery for degenerative changes. (Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Oct 15;36(22):1843-8 PMID 21245779
  • The AIS-2005 Revision in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury: Mission Accomplished or Problems for Future Research? (Carroll CP, Cochran JA, Price JP, Guse CE, Wang MC) Ann Adv Automot Med 2010;54:233-8 PMID 21050606
  • Strengths and limitations of International Classification of Disease Ninth Revision Clinical Modification codes in defining cervical spine surgery. (Wang MC, Laud PW, Macias M, Nattinger AB) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2011 Jan 1;36(1):E38-44 PMID 20975624
  • Trends and variations in cervical spine surgery in the United States: Medicare beneficiaries, 1992 to 2005. (Wang MC, Kreuter W, Wolfla CE, Maiman DJ, Deyo RA) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2009 Apr 20;34(9):955-61; discussion 962-3 PMID 19352223
  • The continued burden of spine fractures after motor vehicle crashes. (Wang MC, Pintar F, Yoganandan N, Maiman DJ) J Neurosurg Spine 2009 Feb;10(2):86-92 PMID 19278320
  • Influence of total laminectomy on the mechanical behavior of lumbosacral spine. (Guan Y, Yoganandan N, Pintar FA, Wang M, Maiman DJ) Biomed Sci Instrum 2008;44:280-5 PMID 19141929
  • Accuracy of ICD-9-CM coding of cervical spine fractures: implications for research using administrative databases. (Miller ML, Wang MC) Ann Adv Automot Med 2008 Oct;52:101-5 PMID 19026227
  • The use of repeated head computed tomography in pediatric blunt head trauma: factors predicting new and worsening brain injury. (Hollingworth W, Vavilala MS, Jarvik JG, Chaudhry S, Johnston BD, Layman S, Tontisirin N, Muangman SL, Wang MC) Pediatr Crit Care Med 2007 Jul;8(4):348-56; CEU quiz 357 PMID 17545925
  • Timing of surgery after multisystem injury with traumatic brain injury: effect on neuropsychological and functional outcome. (Wang MC, Temkin NR, Deyo RA, Jurkovich GJ, Barber J, Dikmen S) J Trauma 2007 May;62(5):1250-8 PMID 17495732
  • Complications and mortality associated with cervical spine surgery for degenerative disease in the United States. (Wang MC, Chan L, Maiman DJ, Kreuter W, Deyo RA) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2007 Feb 1;32(3):342-7 PMID 17268266
  • The incidence and risk factors for hypotension during emergent decompressive craniotomy in children with traumatic brain injury. (Miller P, Mack CD, Sammer M, Rozet I, Lee LA, Muangman S, Wang M, Hollingworth W, Lam AM, Vavilala MS) Anesth Analg 2006 Oct;103(4):869-75 PMID 17000796
  • An overview of central nervous system transplantation in human disease. (Breeze RE, Wang MC) Neurosurg Focus 1999 Sep 15;7(3):e1 PMID 16918229
  • Utility of repeat head computed tomography after blunt head trauma: a systematic review. (Wang MC, Linnau KF, Tirschwell DL, Hollingworth W) J Trauma 2006 Jul;61(1):226-33 PMID 16832279
  • Prevalence of intracranial aneurysms in first-degree relatives of patients with aneurysms. (Wang MC, Rubinstein D, Kindt GW, Breeze RE) Neurosurg Focus 2002 Sep 15;13(3):e2 PMID 15844874
  • Synovial excrescences and cysts of the spine: clinicopathological features and contributions to spinal stenosis. (Sze CI, Kindt G, Huffer WB, Chang M, Wang M, Kleinschmidt-DeMasters BK) Clin Neuropathol 2004 Mar-Apr;23(2):80-90 PMID 15074582
  • The diagnostic accuracy of computed tomography angiography for traumatic or atherosclerotic lesions of the carotid and vertebral arteries: a systematic review. (Hollingworth W, Nathens AB, Kanne JP, Crandall ML, Crummy TA, Hallam DK, Wang MC, Jarvik JG) Eur J Radiol 2003 Oct;48(1):88-102 PMID 14511863
  • Cranial bone fixation: review of the literature and description of a new procedure. (Winston KR, Wang MC) J Neurosurg 2003 Sep;99(3):484-8 PMID 12959434
  • Cerebellar mutism associated with a midbrain cavernous malformation. Case report and review of the literature. (Wang MC, Winston KR, Breeze RE) J Neurosurg 2002 Mar;96(3):607-10 PMID 11883849
  • Cranial bone fixation in infants and children. (Winston KR, Wang MC) Pediatr Neurosurg 1999 Nov;31(5):225-30 PMID 10681675
  • Posterior fossa swelling and hydrocephalus resulting from hypertensive encephalopathy: case report and review of the literature (Wang MC, Escott EJ, Breeze RE) Neurosurgery 1999 Jun;44(6):1325-7 PMID 10371634
  • Grants and Awards

  • Use of Pain Medications After Spine Surgery (#9207415 02/01/2012 - 12/31/2014) Sponsor: Froedtert Hospital Foundation
  • Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Surgical Trial (CSM-S Trial) (#9208668 10/01/2013 - 09/30/2014) Sponsor: Lahey Clinic