David D. Wang received his M.D., Ph.D. in China. He has formal medical education and training in both traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine in China. He is nationally certified in Acupuncture and Chinese herbology, licensed in acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Ohio. He has over 30 years of clinical experience. He has practiced and taught acupuncture and Oriental medicine in the U.S. since 1995 and at the OSU Center for Integrative Medicine since 2005. He had served as a physician in hospitals in China for over 10 years before coming to the U.S. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Ohio State University and a faculty of the doctorate program at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Minneapolis, MN. He served as Dean of Oriental Medicine at the American Institute of Alternative Medicine in Columbus, Ohio from 2001 to 2005, where he designed and established the first professional master’s acupuncture program in Ohio. He also served as Academic Dean and Clinic Director at the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Santa Fe, NM from 1995 to 2000. He is the co-founder and past president of the Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

David D. Wang was honored by the Ohio House of Representatives and Columbus City Council for his outstanding contributions to the field of alternative medicine respectively in 2004. He also received Excellence in Patient Health Education Interdisciplinary Team Award from the Ohio State University medical center in 2008.

David D. Wang is a member of various Acupuncture and Chinese medicine professional organizations. He is an executive council member of the 2nd Board of Specialty Committee of Internal Medicine and a council member of the 3rd Board of Specialty Committee of Hepatology of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies. He is the chair of the internal medicine at the American TCM Association, an executive member and vice president of the American TCM Alumni Association. He is an educator at the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Advisory Committee of the Ohio State Medical Board. He has taught and lectured extensively on traditional Chinese medicine and Acupuncture. He is a published author.

Meet acupuncturist David Wang, PhD, RAc

David Wang, PhD, RAc, is an acupuncturist in Integrative Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Here, he describes his approach to patient care and the common issues he treats with acupuncture.

What is acupuncture?

David Wang, PhD, RAc, is an acupuncturist in Integrative Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Here, he explains what acupuncture is, how it works and how insurance coverage works for acupuncture treatment.

Acupuncture: What to expect

David Wang, PhD, RAc explains what acupuncture is, what to expect during the procedure and symptoms he commonly treats.

Misconceptions about acupuncture

David Wang, PhD, RAc explains some of the misconceptions about acupuncture, such as the type of needles used and what acupuncture can be used for as treatment.