Dr. Leslie Fang

Dr. Leslie Shu-Tung Fang is the John R. Gallagher III and Katherine A. Gallagher Endowed Chair in Clinical Excellence at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

A world-renowned physician, educator, businessman, and speaker, Dr. Fang received his Ph.D. in Physiology and Biophysics from the University of Illinois and his Doctorate of Medicine from Harvard Medical School. He is board-certified in both Nephrology and Internal Medicine and has been repeatedly honored as one of “America’s Top Doctors” and “The Best Doctors of Boston.”

While maintaining an active international practice in Internal Medicine and Nephrology in Boston, Dr. Fang also serves as a key teacher at Harvard Medical School and in Postgraduate Courses in Medicine. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and is a highly sought-after educator. At the Massachusetts General Hospital, he was Firm Chief of the Walter Bauer Firm and was the Chairman of the Internship Selection Committee in Medicine for 13 years. At Harvard Medical School, he was on the Clinical Clerkship Committee and on the Faculty Council.

As a businessman, Dr. Fang has been associated with: FerruMax, MEDAcorp, Leerink Swann, Exit Strategy, Channel Three, LVI Global, WorldCare International, SpectraMed among many others.

Widely respected in the medical, dental, and academic communities, Dr. Fang is frequently a featured speaker at medical and dental conferences. He has authored many medical texts, teaching series, and reference manuals. In dentistry, his textbooks Principles and Practice of Oral Medicine and Oral Medicine Secrets have received rave reviews. He co-authored interactive DVD from the EndoMagic Interactive Teaching Series, Antibiotics in Dentistry, a top-selling DVD in the Series. His latest publication The Ultimate Cheat Sheets, a Practical Guide for the Dentist, has been named Educational Product of the Year by Clinicians’ Report every year from 2007 to 2015. In 2016, The Ultimate Cheat Sheets was named a Classic by Clinicians’ Report.

A highly sought-after international speaker, Dr. Fang is on-stage over 100 times a year, teaching Medicine and Dentistry and often acts as a bridge between the two disciplines. He was also named in the “Top 100 Clinicians in Continuing Education” by Dentistry Today in 2008.

Dr. Fang's role at DOCS Education

As DOCS Education’s Medical Director, Dr. Fang plays an integral part in the development of the curriculum, providing the medical backbone in sedation. He is involved in the teaching of Oral Sedation Dentistry, Master Series in Sedation, Pediatric Sedation Dentistry, Teen Sedation Dentistry, Sedation Recertification, IV Sedation, and IV Sedation Recertification.

Professional accomplishments and business ventures

As an active businessman, Dr. Fang's associations include: FerruMax, Protocare, Catalyst, Exit Strategy, Physician Dynamics, MEDAcorp, Biolink, Alphaport, Channel Three, LVI Global, and SpectraMed—among many others.

Publications

Dr. Fang has authored several medical texts, teaching series and reference manuals, including Oral Medicine Secrets and two editions of Principles and Practice of Oral Medicine. His co-authored interactive DVD from the EndoMagic Interactive Teaching Series, "Antibiotics in Dentistry," has received significant acclaim.

Other award-winning works include Ultimate Cheat Sheets: Practical Guide for the Dentist, The Ultimate Basic Drug Kit, and The Ultimate Advanced Drug Kit for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, which was named Educational Product of the Year by Clinicians Report™ in 2007 and 2008.

His published articles include the following:

  • Sonis, ST, Fazio, RC, Fang, LST. Principles and Practive of Oral Medicine. Third Edition. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, in preparation
  • Fang, LST and Menhall, TW. The Ultimate Basic Drug Kit for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. UCS 2009
  • Fang, LST and Menhall, TW. The Ultimate Advanced Drug Kit for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. UCS 2009
  • Fang, LST, Fazio, RC and Menhall, TW. Ultimate Cheat Sheets. The Practical Guide for Dentists. UCS 2009
  • Fang, LST and Menhall, TW. The Ultimate Advanced Drug Kit for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. UCS 2008
  • Fang, LST, Fazio, RC and Menhall, TW. Ultimate Cheat Sheets. The Practical Guide for Dentists. UCS 2008
  • Fang, LST, Fazio, RC and Menhall, TW. Ultimate Cheat Sheets. The Practical Guide for Dentists. UCS 2007
  • Fang, LST and Menhall, TW. The Ultimate Basic Drug Kit for Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office. UCS 2007
  • Sonis, ST, Fazio, RC, Fang LST. Oral Medicine Secrets. Hanley. 2003
  • Fang, LST and Fazio, RC. Antibiotics in Dentistry. CE Magic 2002
Dr. Fang instructs the following courses
Getting to know Dr. Fang

What do you find most satisfying about teaching?

Seeing the light bulb go on in the audience when teaching a particularly complex concept.

Which do you consider your top three accomplishments in your career so far?

Being able to make a difference in COVID preparedness.

Being able to reach 32,000 dental professionals during the Pandemic.

Being the bridge between Medicine and Dentistry.

What do you think others see as your contribution to the field?

Most think that I am the Pope.

What are some causes you care about? How have you been able to use your skills to support them?

With the Leslie S.T. Fang Foundation, we have strived to make people on the front line feel appreciated. We have been fortunate enough to have raised sizeable amount to support its activities. The Hansjoerg Wyss and Leslie Fang Fellowship support the Chief of Nephrology and a Renal Fellowship. The Fang Foundation endows a Travel Fellowship for nurses and a Travel Fellowship for students. The Fang Foundation was responsible for sourcing PPE's and disinfectants for the front line during the Pandemic. For the past 8 years, the Fang Foundation feeds the front line every Saturday.

Who was the biggest influence in your career?

John Potts, MD, Former Chief of Medicine, clinician, scientist, and teacher.

What is the best advice you would give to your younger self?

Never take anything for granted and never give up.

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