Wuwei Feng, MD

Wuwei Feng, MD, MS

Neurology Charleston, SC

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosugery, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina

Office Address

  • 19 Hagood Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29425
    Phone: (843) 792-3020
    Fax: (843) 792-2484

Wuwei Feng, MD, MS

Neurology Charleston, SC

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosugery, College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina


  • Dr. Feng attended Xiangya Medical School, followed by graduate school in University of Alabama at Birmingham. He had opportunity working with Dr. Edward Taub on Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy for stroke recovery. He worked 4 years as a professional statistician in Eli Lilly & Company before he started neurology residency at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and stroke fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he worked with a legendry stroke clinician - Dr. Louis Caplan.
    Currently Dr. Feng is assistant professor of Neurology at MUSC. He is double board certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. He is one of few pioneering stroke neurologists who provide tele-stroke care and expand care to rural areas around clock. His clinical practice mainly focuses on young stroke diagnosis, stroke recovery & Rehabilitation, and post-stroke spasticity management. He runs a first-kind multidisciplinary post-stroke spasticity clinic in South Carolina. He is the Director of international stroke fellowship program. He is a fellow of American Neurological Association and is on the list of “American Top Physicians in Neurology.
    His research focuses on: 1) stroke outcomes research; 2) development an imaging marker for post-stroke motor outcomes prediction, and 3) use transcranial direct current as a tool to enhance post-stroke motor recovery in stroke patients. The sources of funding are from National Institute of Health, American Heart Association as well as industry. His research is widely covered by various media, including CNN, Thomas Reuters and Business Week and etc. He is the recipient of FISRT stroke rehabilitation award by International Stroke Conference. He is an ad hoc review for many top medical journals, such as New England Journal of Medicine, Stroke and Neurology, etc. Information about his laboratory and his team can be found: http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/neurosciences/research/laboratories/feng/)

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurology: Neuroimaging, Neurorehabilitation, Spinal Disorder, Vascular Neurology

Education & Training

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Medical University of South CarolinaMedical University of South Carolina
  • University of Alabama at BirminghamUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Alabama School of MedicineUniversity of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Hunan Medical UniversityHunan Medical University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License2013 - 2015
  • SC State Medical LicenseSC State Medical License2010 - 2015
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyNeurology
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyVascular Neurology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • The FIRST Stroke Rehabilitation AwardInternational Stroke Conference, 2014
    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012, 2013
    • America’s Top Physician in NeurologyConsumers’ Research Council of America

    Publications & Presentations


    Grant Support

    • Modulating the Brain with Bihemispheric Direct Current Stimulation and Targeted Movement Therapy to Enhance Post-Stroke Motor Recovery.Halo Neuroscience Inc.
      2014 - Present
    • ASPIRE: Adult SPasticity International REgistry on BOTOX® TreatmentAllergan InC.
      2014 - Present
    • Prediction and imaging biomarker for post-stroke Motor RecoveryAmerican Heart Association
      2014 - Present
    • Optimizing Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Current and Electrode Montage for Stroke PatientsNIH
      2014 - Present


    • American Heart Association Rehabilitation and Recovery Committee Member 2013 - Present
    • International stroke conference International Stroke Conference Committee Member 2012 - Present
    • American Society of Neurorehabilitation Membership committee member 2014 - Present

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Chinese (Mandarin)

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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