Dr. Tina J Wang practices a unique blend of Osteopathic Medicine, Functional/Integrative Medicine and Regenerative Medicine at Tupelo Pointe. Her focus is not just treating musculoskeletal (MSK) ailments but also facilitating Health by meeting the functional, nutritional, and unique needs of the Person seeking Health. At Tupelo Pointe, she practices bespoke MSK medicine, customized to her patient's individualized needs. By recognizing that all her patients are unique, she is able to adeptly utilize healing techniques across many disciplines tailored to her patients' needs.
Dr. Wang is an Assistant Professor for UCR and Loma Linda School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor for University of La Verne where she teaches resident physicians in training, physician assistants, and medical students and is core faculty for the musculoskeletal curriculum. Dr. Wang frequently guest lectures at local universities, schools, and programs including at Scripps Dance Department. Dr. Wang gained her regenerative medicine experience under the legendary Christopher Jobe, MD and The Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation. She trained in Performing Arts Medicine under Jeff A Russell, PhD ATC (Ohio University), a leader in the Performing Arts Medicine world.
The first inklings of Tupelo Pointe started when Dr. Wang first set foot on the Wellesley College campus. Lulu Chow Wang, CEO of Tupelo Capital Management, the largest woman owned financial firm in the country, was the speaker welcoming her to campus. Mrs. Wang had named her renowned financial firm after the Tupelo tree, known for its strength and resilience. As a young student, Dr. Wang often found herself stopping at Tupelo Point after her runs around Lake Waban to
ponder the course of her life. Dr. Wang won the prestigious Barbara Bush Award for volunteerism and was launched to a life long course of exploration, services, and creativity. In times of difficulties, she always remembers her roots first grounded at Wellesley upon the foundation of all the great women who came before.
Dr. Wang is a Wellesley College alumna, graduating Sigma Xi. After Wellesley, Dr. Wang attended Tulane University School of Medicine under the Hawthorn Scholarship - the largest scholarship available. Dr. Wang matched into her number one residency rank in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Loma Linda University to train under Murray Brandstater, MBBS PhD, a legend in the field of PM&R.
One of Dr. Wang’s areas of academic interest is in the emerging field of Fascia (Connective tissue). She travels the world to conduct research, give presentations, and attend various conferences to stay updated on contemporary medical research and techniques. She has published research in numerous medical journals (See Publications on website). Dr. Wang serves on the Research Committee with the Performing Arts Medicine Association and is a reviewer for medical journals including Medical Problems in Performing Artists and Journal of Dance Medicine & Science, Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, BMJ Open. Dr. Wang was a chair and founding member of the Music & Medicine Committee with the American Medical Women’s Association. Dr. Wang served as the conservatory physician for A.B. Miller High School Dance Conservatory. Dr. Wang is also a member and volunteers with the Claremont Sunrise Rotary.
On her downtime, Dr. Wang loves to read, write, dance, meditate, practice yoga, and spend time with her family.