Meet Dr. Timothy Wang

Dr. Timothy Wang
Chiropractic Physician
“Traumatically injured patients have rehabilitation needs which are greater than most other patients. The Shaw Chiropractic Group provides me with state-of-the-art facilities and an evidence based approach that benefits my patients and supports my desire to provide uncompromised care”

 

OCCUPATIONAL  HISTORY

  • Shaw Chiropractic Group, Associate Chiropractic Physician, Hartford, New Britain, East Hartford, Connecticut, January 2013 – present.,/li>
  • Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Wang Chiropractic Inc., Redwood City, CA, 2011
  • Clinic Director, Chiropractor, SpineWorks Chiropractic Center, Visalia, CA, 2006-2011
  • Director of Rehabilitation Services, Chiropractor, San Joaquin Valley Interventional Pain Medical Group, Fresno, CA, 2004-2011
  • Co-Clinic Director, Chiropractor, Reedley Occupational Medicine Inc. , Reedley, CA, 2005-2008
  • Chiropractor, Sierra Kings District Hospital, Reedley, CA, 2005-2006
  • Chiropractor, Kings Industrial, Hanford, CA, 2003-2006

EDUCATION AND LICENSURE

  • Doctor of Chiropractic, Licensed in the State of California, License #DC28606, 2003-present
  • Doctorate of Chiropractic, Palmer Chiropractic College West, San Jose, CA, 1999
  • Internship Latch and So Chiropractic, San Francisco, CA, 1999
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part I, 1996
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part II, 1997
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part III, 1998
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Physiotherapy, 1998
  • National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Part IV, 1999
  • Bachelor of Arts in Sports Medicine, University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA, 1995

 

SELECTED POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATIONS

Impairment Rating Certification: American Board of Forensic Professionals, Completed Certification program through University of Bridgeport, College of Chiropractic, Bridgeport, CT 2015

MRI Clinical Application, The clinical application of the results of space occupying lesions. Disc and tumor pathologies and the clinical indications of manual and adjustive therapies in the patient with spinal nerve root and spinal cord insult as sequelae. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

MMRI Methodology of Analysis, MRI interpretation sequencing of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine inclusive of T1, T2, STIR and 3D gradient studies to ensure the accurate diagnosis of the region visualized. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

MRI Spinal Pathology, MRI interpretation of bone, intradural, extradural, cord and neural sleeve lesions. Tuberculosis, drop lesions, metastasis, ependymoma, schwanoma and numerous other spinal related tumors and lesions. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

MRI Disc Pathology and Spinal Stenosis, MRI interpretation of bulged, herniated, protruded, extruded, sequestered and fragmented disc pathologies in etiology and neurological sequelae in relationship to the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

MRI Spinal Anatomy and Protocols, Normal anatomy of axial and sagittal views utilizing T1, T2, 3D gradient and STIR sequences of imaging. Standardized and desired protocols in views and sequencing of MRI examination to create an accurate diagnosis in MRI. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

MRI History and Physics, Magnetic fields, T1 and T2 relaxations, nuclear spins, phase encoding, spin echo, T1 and T2 contrast, magnetic properties of metals and the historical perspective of the creation of NMR and MRI. New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, AACME Joint Sponsorship with the State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and CMCS Post Doctoral Division, Buffalo, NY, 2012

Documenting Clinically Correlated Bodily Injury to Causality, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation, diagnosis and clinical correlation to the injury when reporting injuries in the medical-legal community. Documenting the kinesiopathology, myopathology, neuropathology, and pathophysiology in both a functional and structural paradigm. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Documentation and Reporting for the Trauma Victim, Understanding the necessity for accurate documentation and diagnosis utilizing the ICD-9 and the CPT to accurately describe the injury through diagnosis. Understanding and utilizing state regulations on reimbursement issues pertaining to healthcare. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Neurodiagnostic Testing Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, Electromyography (EMG), Nerve Conduction Velocity (NCV), Somato Sensory Evoked Potential (SSEP), Visual Evoked Potential (VEP), Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potential (BAER) and Visual-Electronystagmosgraphy (V-ENG) interpretation, protocols and clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

MRI, Bone Scan and X-Ray Protocols, Physiology and Indications for the Trauma Patient, MRI interpretation, physiology, history and clinical indications, bone scan interpretation, physiology and clinical indications, x-ray clinical indications for the trauma patient. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Crash Dynamics and Its Relationship to Causality, An extensive understanding of the physics involved in the transference of energy from the bullet car to the target car. This includes G’s of force, newtons, gravity, energy, skid marks, crumple zones, spring factors, event data recorder and the graphing of the movement of the vehicle before, during and after the crash. Determining the clinical correlation of forces and bodily injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board  Chiropractic of Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Diagnostics, Risk Factors, Clinical Presentation and Triaging the Trauma Patient, An extensive understanding of the injured with clinically coordinating the history, physical findings and when to integrate neurodiagnostics. An understanding on how to utilize emergency room records in creating an accurate diagnosis and the significance of “risk factors” in spinal injury. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Neurodiagnostics, Imaging Protocols and Pathology of the Trauma Patient, An in-depth understanding of the protocols in triaging and reporting the clinical findings of the trauma patient. Maintaining ethical relationships with the medical-legal community. CMCS Post Doctoral Division, New Jersey State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Long Island, NY, 2012

Credentials and Clinically Correlating Causality, The significance documentation and credentials in the personal injury field with a focus on clinically correlating causality, bodily injury and persistent functional loss as sequellae. Academy of Chiropractic Post Doctoral Division, New York Chiropractic Council, New York State Department of Education, Board for Chiropractic, Long Island, NY, 2012

Whiplash Advanced Topics:  The fundamental science discussing the basic and special concepts of biomechanics of the spine,  Injury impairment scales.  Epidemiology of whiplash.  Brain and cervical spine trauma mechanisms from motor vehicle crashes (MVCs). Conditions affecting the muscles and pain syndrome from MVCs.  Outcome from MVCs and CAD injuries. The Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2007

Med-legal Fundamentals to Practitioners and Forensic Experts: Essentials of documentation and record keeping,  When and how to use medical photography.  Deposition preparation. Critical differences between chiropractic and medical approaches.  Med-legal rebuttal preparation. The Spine Research Institute of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2007

Certification in Active Release Technique, New York Chiropractic College,  Colorado Springs, CO, 2007

AMA Impairment Training and Certification, Training in the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fifth Edition, in the evaluation of injured workers.  Palmer Chiropractic College, San Jose, CA, 2005

Certification as a Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California, 2005

SELECTED TEACHING/LECTURING

  • Lecturer, Whiplash Traumatology,  Northern California Trial Lawyers Association, Fresno, CA, 2006
  • Lecturer, Law Changes in California Workers Compensation Systems and How They Effects Chiropractors, Life Chiropractic College West,  Hayward, CA, 2006

SELECTED COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Rotary Club, Member ,Visalia, CA, 2007-2009
  • Chiropractic Mission Trip to El Salvador, Chiropractor, 2000-2002

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