David C. Wei, MD, FACS

David Wei QueensCancerCenter

David C. Wei, MD, FACS

Urological Surgeon

MD Anderson Cancer Network® Certified Physician

Bio Statement

Dr. David Wei is a fellowship-trained urologic cancer surgeon who strongly believes working closely with colleagues in medical oncology, radiology, radiation therapy, and pathology can deliver the most effective treatment in a multidisciplinary manner. 

His clinical interests include early detection, diagnosis and treatment of urologic cancers as well as utilizing the state-of-art technology in managing malignant diseases. He has expertise in laparoscopic treatment of the kidney, adrenal, bladder and prostate cancers since 2004 and has been performing robotic prostatectomy and partial nephrectomy since 2007, after the da Vinci robot became available in Hawaii.

As each patient has different wishes, expectations and desired treatment outcomes, Dr. Wei tailors the treatment to each patient’s individual needs within the confines of the established guidelines.

His office staff is fluent in Ilocano, Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese; he himself is conversant in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese.

Education & Training

Medical School: University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine 1993

Residency: University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital 1993-1999

Professional Credentials

Certifications:

  • American Board of Urology Taiwan
  • Republic of China Board of Urology
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Training at UC Irvine 2005
  • Da Vinci Console Surgeon 2007

Fellowships: Urological Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City 1999-2001