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Marjorie Wang MD

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Chief, Professor

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

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

Leadership Positions

  • Service Line Director, Spine
  • Vice Chair, Chief of Community Neurosurgery
  • Publications (43)

  • Editorial. Interspinous spacers for lumbar stenosis: time for obsolescence? (Wang MC, AlGhamdi MYT) J Neurosurg Spine 2021 Feb 02:1-3 PMID: 33530060 02/03/2021    
  • Continuous improvement in patient safety and quality in neurological surgery: the American Board of Neurological Surgery in the past, present, and future. (Wang MC, Boop FA, Kondziolka D, Resnick DK, Kalkanis SN, Koehnen E, Selden NR, Heilman CB, Valadka AB, Cockroft KM, Wilson JA, Ellenbogen RG, Asher AL, Byrne RW, Camarata PJ, Huang J, Knightly JJ, Levy EI, Lonser RR, Connolly ES, Meyer FB, Liau LM) J Neurosurg 2020 Oct 16:1-7 PMID: 33065539 10/17/2020    
  • Editorial. COVID-19 and spinal surgery. (Ghogawala Z, Kurpad S, Falavigna A, Groff MW, Sciubba DM, Wu JC, Park P, Berven S, Hoh DJ, Bisson EF, Steinmetz MP, Wang MC, Chou D, Sansur CA, Smith JS, Tumialán LM) J Neurosurg Spine 2020 Apr 17:1-3 PMID: 32302989 PMCID: PMC7164398 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083865914 04/18/2020       25 Citations
  • Diffusion tensor imaging in cervical spondylotic myelopathy: a review. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Budde MD, Wang MC, Kurpad SN) J Neurosurg Spine 2020 Feb 28:1-8 PMID: 32109862 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85090702776 02/29/2020       2 Citations
  • Factors associated with chronic opioid use after cervical spine surgery for degenerative conditions. (Wang MC, Lozen AM, Laud PW, Nattinger AB, Krebs EE) J Neurosurg Spine 2019 Oct 11:1-8 PMID: 31604325 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077630326 10/12/2019       2 Citations
  • Comparison between quantitative measurements of diffusion tensor imaging and T2 signal intensity in a large series of cervical spondylotic myelopathy patients for assessment of disease severity and prognostication of recovery. (Shabani S, Kaushal M, Budde M, Schmit B, Wang MC, Kurpad S) J Neurosurg Spine 2019 Jun 07:1-7 PMID: 31174184 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85072775711 06/08/2019       3 Citations
  • Great Hospitals in North America: The Medical College of Wisconsin Neurological Surgery. (Montoure A, Janich K, Cusick JF, Kurpad SN, Wang MC) World Neurosurg 2019 05;125:55-66 PMID: 30660875 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061991664 01/21/2019    
  • Utility of Cervical Collars Following Cervical Fusion Surgery. Does It Improve Fusion Rates or Outcomes? A Systematic Review. (Karikari I, Ghogawala Z, Ropper AE, Yavin D, Gabr M, Goodwin CR, Abd-El-Barr M, Veeravagu A, Wang MC) World Neurosurg 2018 Dec 26 PMID: 30593959 12/30/2018    
  • Interobserver Reliability of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Predictors of Outcome in Cervical Spine Degenerative Conditions. (Grochmal JK, Lozen AM, Klein AP, Mark LP, Li J, Wang MC) World Neurosurg 2018 Sep;117:e215-e220 PMID: 29913296 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049856044 06/19/2018    
  • Variations in 30-day readmissions and length of stay among spine surgeons: a national study of elective spine surgery among US Medicare beneficiaries. (Singh S, Sparapani R, Wang MC) J Neurosurg Spine 2018 Sep;29(3):286-291 PMID: 29856308 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85052759343 06/02/2018       7 Citations
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging in a Large Longitudinal Series of Patients With Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Correlated With Long-Term Functional Outcome. (Rao A, Soliman H, Kaushal M, Motovylyak O, Vedantam A, Budde MD, Schmit B, Wang M, Kurpad SN) Neurosurgery 2018 10 01;83(4):753-760 PMID: 29529304 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85068819376 03/13/2018       8 Citations
  • Can Feet Help You See Better? Foot Dorsiflexion for Intraoperative Cervical Spine Imaging. (Wang MC) World Neurosurg 2016 09;93:466 PMID: 27392892 07/10/2016    
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging Correlates with Short-Term Myelopathy Outcome in Patients with Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy. (Vedantam A, Rao A, Kurpad SN, Jirjis MB, Eckardt G, Schmit BD, Wang MC) World Neurosurg 2017 Jan;97:489-494 PMID: 27046013 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84995873439 04/06/2016       15 Citations
  • Point of View. (Wang MC, Martin BI) Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2015 Aug 15;40(16):E943 PMID: 26270002 08/14/2015    
  • Extradural chondroma presenting as lumbar mass with compressive neuropathy. (Pace J, Lozen AM, Wang MC, Cochran EJ) J Craniovertebr Junction Spine 2014 Jul;5(3):131-3 PMID: 25336836 PMCID: PMC4201014 10/23/2014    
  • 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 07/18/2014    
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84964284069 07/18/2014       5 Citations
  • Calculating risks: the power and pitfalls of registry data. (Wang MC) Spine J 2013 Oct;13(10):1180-2 PMID: 24237711 11/19/2013       2 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC4986512 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84891824848 09/26/2013       48 Citations
  • 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 2015 May;83(5):824-8 PMID: 24055569 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84929513579 09/24/2013       28 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84886929022 02/08/2013       35 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84870296222 10/27/2012       100 Citations
  • 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 08/28/2012       51 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053952245 01/20/2011       24 Citations
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3242550 11/06/2010       29 Citations
  • 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 01;36(1):E38-44 PMID: 20975624 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-78751590974 10/27/2010       26 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-67650671135 04/09/2009       146 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-65249110419 03/13/2009       44 Citations
  • 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 01/15/2009    
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3256774 11/26/2008       29 Citations
  • 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 06/05/2007       56 Citations
  • 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 05/15/2007       24 Citations
  • 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 01;32(3):342-7 PMID: 17268266 02/03/2007       211 Citations
  • 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 09/27/2006       12 Citations
  • An overview of central nervous system transplantation in human disease. (Breeze RE, Wang MC) Neurosurg Focus 1999 Sep 15;7(3):e1 PMID: 16918229 08/22/2006    
  • 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 07/13/2006       64 Citations
  • 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 04/23/2005       10 Citations
  • 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 04/13/2004       16 Citations
  • 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 09/27/2003       93 Citations
  • 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 09/10/2003       25 Citations
  • 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 03/09/2002       21 Citations
  • Cranial bone fixation in infants and children. (Winston KR, Wang MC) Pediatr Neurosurg 1999 Nov;31(5):225-30 PMID: 10681675 02/22/2000       10 Citations
  • 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 06/17/1999    
  • Last update: 02/05/2021