Honestly Speaking Podcast presents Dr. Ming Wang MD, PHD and author of From Darkness to Sight
Dr. Ming Wang is a Harvard and MIT graduate (MD, magna cum laude) and one of the few cataract and LASIK eye surgeons in the world today who holds a doctorate degree in laser physics. He has performed over 55,000 procedures, including on over 4,000 doctors, so he has been called “The doctors’ doctor”.
Grew up in communist China, Ming came to this country with only $50. Today, he is a world-class eye surgeon and is the ONLY surgeon in the state who performs 3D LASIK (18+), 3D Laser Karma (45+), 3D Forever Young Lens surgery (50+) and 3D Laser Cataract Surgery (60+).
Dr. Wang is the Kiwanis Nashvillian of the Year.
Dr. Wang has published 8 textbooks, holds several U.S. patents and founded two 501c(3) non-profit organizations, Wang Foundation for Christian Outreach to China, and Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration, which to date has helped patients from over 40 states in the U.S. and 55 countries, with all sight restoration surgeries performed free-of-charge.
His autobiography entitled “From Darkness To Sight – A Journey From Hardship To Healing” is available now on Amazon (with all proceeds donated to the foundation), see a 2-min video click here.
“How do we keep faith in God when our prayers go unanswered?”
Nashvillian of the Year Award, of Kiwanis Club International, has been awarded to Dr. Ming Wang, Harvard &MIT (MD, magna cum laude); PhD (laser physics)
Past winners of this award include Martha Ingram, Roy Acuff, Jack Massey, Phil Bredesen, Vince Gill, Tim Corbin, Mike Curb, Frank Wycheck, Darrell Waltrip and Mayor Karl Dean.
Centennial Organization Awards Dr. Ming Wang annual Nashvillian of the Year Award
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 20, 2016)– The Kiwanis Club of Nashville is proud to announce Dr. Ming Wang, director of Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center, world-renowned laser eye surgeon, author, and philanthropist as the 35th recipient of their coveted Nashvillian of the Year Award for 2015.
Dr. Wang receives the award by exemplifying the qualities of Outstanding Nashvillian of the Year and the Kiwanis International Vision. Dr. Wang worked diligently to make the world a better place, when he established the Wang Foundation, helping patients from over 40 states in the U.S. and 55 countries, with sight restoration surgeries performed free-of-charge.
“It is difficult to know anyone who works as hard giving back to the community and changing the lives of children as much as Dr. Ming Wang,” said Kenny Markanich, president, Kiwanis Club of Nashville. “He has helped countless children through the charitable outreach of his foundation, giving free surgeries to repair their vision.”
Dr. Wang actively contributes to the Nashville community as the founding president of the Tennessee Chinese Chamber of Commerce and as an honorary president of the Tennessee American-Chinese Chamber of Commerce. The mission of these two chambers is to help educate Tennessee businesses about China, helping Tennessee to increase its export to China. He is also a co-founder of Tennessee Immigrant and Minority Business Group, an organization that provides support to the diverse cultural and ethnic businesses in our community.
For the past 35 years, the 100-year-old civic club has bestowed the annual accolade upon an individual who has gone beyond the expected scope of their abilities for the betterment and benefit of the Nashville community. The selection committee was spearheaded by George H. Armistead, III, one of the three original architects of the award (along with the late Gillespie Buchannan and the late Ralph Brunson).
Past winners of note include Martha Ingram, Roy Acuff, Jack Massey, Phil Bredesen, Vince Gill, Tim Corbin, Mike Curb, Frank Wycheck, Darrell Waltrip and Mayor Karl Dean.
Kiwanis Club of Nashville is a local chapter of Kiwanis International. This global organization of more than 660,000 members is dedicated to serving the children of the world. It annually raises more than US$100 million and dedicates more than 18.5 million volunteer hours to strengthen communities and serve children. Members of every age attend regular meetings, experience fellowship, raise funds for various causes and participate in service projects that help their communities.
Article: Dr. Wang learned to dance to save his life (attached)
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Video: Dr. Ming Wang’s life story inspired a movie role in “God’s Not Dead 2”
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Video: God’s not dead – a miracle: Maria’s story
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Maria and Dr. Ming Wang at EyeBall!
Maria, the formerly blind 15-year old Moldovan orphan who was rescued from human trafficking and prostitution and was brought to the U.S. and whose sight was restored by Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration (www.wangfoundation.com) and who saw the world and herself for the first time, and Dr. Ming Wang, Harvard & MIT (MD, magna cum laude); PhD (laser physics).
For information about the Wang Foundation for Sight Restoration: www.wangfoundation.com,