Kaidi Wang, M.D., joined the Department of Radiation Oncology residency program in July 2021. She graduated magna cum laude from the Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor’s degree in biology. She earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.
Dr. Wang’s research and clinical interests include breast cancer, GI and GU malignancies, leukemia and lymphoma, head and neck cancers and cancer epidemiology, and infodemiology. She has published on these topics and presented at ACRO and ABS.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys playing the piano, dancing, singing and spinning. She enjoys exploring the nature and local culinary scenes. She was born and raised in Qingdao, China, and moved to the States since college.
Education and Training
- B.A., Biology, magna cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis
- M.D., University of Kentucky College of Medicine
- Internship, Houston Methodist Hospital
Honors and Awards
- American College of Radiation Oncology Resident Travel Grant (2021)
- Best Poster Presentation Award, University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center (2018)
- Academic Distinction, University of Kentucky College of Medicine (2015)
- Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society (2014)
- Summer Research Award, Washington University in St. Louis (2013)
- Civic Engagement Award, Washington University in St. Louis (2013)
1. Mack DP, Spencer H, Wang K, Lewis GD. The Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Cancer Staging in Patients Diagnosed With Head and Neck Cancer. Cureus. 2023;15(1):e34190.
2. Wang K, Guzman AK, Lewis GD. Impact of COVID-19 on public’s interest in radiotherapy and other cancer treatments: a cross-sectional Google Trends analysis. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2022;27(3):387-91.
3. Wang K, Lewis G. Insights and Strategies to Revive Brachytherapy Using Social Media: A Google Trends Analysis. Cureus. 2022;14(6):e25664.
4. Chevli N, Wang K, Haque W, Schwartz MR, Nangia J, Sasaki J, et al. Prognostic Impact of Radiation Therapy in Pure Mucinous Breast Carcinoma. Clin Breast Cancer. 2022;22(7):e807-e17.
5. Wang K, Prabhu AV, Sasapu A, Lewis GD. Salvage Radiation Treatment for Primary Refractory Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma After Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T-cell Therapy: A Case Report. Anticancer Res. 2021;41(7):3635-8.
6. Wang K, Patel M, Prabhu A, Lewis G. First reported case of concurrent sonidegib and radiotherapy for recurrent, advanced basal cell carcinoma. Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy. 2021;26(1):149-52