David A. Wang, MD

David A. Wang, MD, is a sports medicine physician specializing in the treatment of acute and overuse injuries. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency in Family Medicine at University of California, San Diego and his fellowship in Sports Medicine at UCLA. He is board certified in Family Medicine with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine. He is a member of the American Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

Dr. Wang sees patients of all ages for a variety of acute and chronic musculoskeletal complaints.  Whether it is an adolescent athlete trying to return to their sports team, an individual trying to return to exercise for their overall health, or those affected with chronic arthritis trying to return to daily life, Dr. Wang’s goal is to return you to your activities as quickly as possible without surgery.  Some of Dr. Wang’s clinical and research interests include pediatric and adolescent overuse injuries, concussion, and viscosupplementation injections. As a former collegiate baseball player, he also has a special interest in the care of baseball players.

At UCLA, Dr. Wang served as a team physician for the football, men’s water polo, men’s golf, and the 2014 National Champion women’s tennis team. He also served as the team physician for Beverly Hills High School. In addition, he has served as an event physician at numerous mass participation events.

Appointments

Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Special Expertise

Sports related injuries
Concussion evaluation and management
Pediatric and Adolescent overuse injuries
Viscosupplementation Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis
Medical Issues related to sports medicine
Problems affecting the shoulder, upper arm, wrist, hand, hip, knee, lower leg, ankle, and foot

Procedures

Joint and soft tissue injections
Viscosupplementation knee injections
Ultrasound-guided joint injections

Affiliations

Member, Membership Committee, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Member, American College of Sports Medicine
Member, American Academy of Family Physicians

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Cigna
Medicare
Oxford
United Healthcare

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.

Education

MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2006-2010

Internship

UCSD Family Medicine Residency, UCSD, San Diego, CA, 2010-2011

Residency

UCSD Family Medicine Residency, UCSD, San Diego, CA, 2011-2013

Fellowship

UCLA Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 2013-2014

Certification

American Board of Family Medicine, 2013
Certification of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, 2014

State Licensure

New York, New Jersey

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Books/Chapters

Wang, DA and Achar, S. (2012). Diabetes. In C. Koutures and V. Wong (Eds.), Pediatric Sports Medicine- Essentials for Office Evaluation. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated; 2013.

Taylor, K, Brydon, P, and Wang, DA. (2012). Pre-Participation Exam. In C. Koutures and V. Wong (Eds.), Pediatric Sports Medicine- Essentials for Office Evaluation. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Incorporated; 2013.

Selected Presentations

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Dallas, TX 25th Annual Meeting (To be given April 2016)

  • ACL Prevention Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 23rd Annual Meeting

  • Research Poster Presentation: Do Athletes Really Read the PPE?  Evaluating the Accuracy of PPE Questionnaire Responses
  • Case Poster Presentation: Abdominal Pain in a Collegiate Men’s Water Polo Player

American College of Sports Medicine, Orlando, FL, 62nd Annual Meeting

  • Podium Case Presentation: Chest Pain – Water Polo

 

Research Interests

Pre-participation Physical Exams

 
David A. Wang, MD

Contact Information

Office Locations

Hospital for Special Surgery
Belaire Building
525 East 71st Street
1st Floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 201.599.8020
Fax: 201.599.8022

Paramus NJ Office
140 E. Ridgewood Ave
Suite 175 S.
Paramus, NJ 07652

Mailing Address

Paramus NJ Office
140 E. Ridgewood Ave
Suite 175 S.
Paramus, NJ 07652

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