A native of Boston, Dr. Wang attended Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He joined the MGH as a medicine intern in 1996. He completed his medical residency and cardiology fellowship at MGH, and went onto the Framingham Heart Study as a research fellow in 2001. In 2003, he joined the faculty at MGH, where he was promoted to Associate Professor of Medicine in 2009. He maintains an active research program in clinical and translational investigation, supported by multiple grants from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association. In 2010, he was elected to the American Society of Clinical Investigation.