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Lawrence Taw MD, FACP, American Board of Internal Medicine

Physicians › Assistant Clinical Professor


LTaw

 

UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Phone: 310-998-9118

Read about Dr. Lawrence Taw in our 2010 Newsletter.

Lawrence Taw, M.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He graduated with his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, Riverside and M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, an affiliate of Stanford University along with a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, and has obtained his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. He is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine as well as in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. As director of the Integrative East-West Inflammation program, he is currently collaborating with the division of Rheumatology at UCLA to utilize an integrative medicine approach on patients referred with various inflammatory joint and connective tissue diseases. He is also partnering with the UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders and the division of Digestive Diseases to establish a unique program and optimize care for patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders.

Specialty
Integrative East-West Medicine
Internal Medicine

Education
Post-Doctoral Training Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM)
Fellowship UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Integrative Medicine
Residency Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (Stanford University Hospital Affiliate)
Internship Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (Stanford University Hospital Affiliate)
Medical Degree UCLA School of Medicine, MD
Undergraduate University of California, Riverside, Joint B.S./M.D. Biomedical Sciences Program

Medical Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Professional Membership
American College of Physicians
Society of General Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests
Inflammation and using an integrative East-West approach to treat patients with autoimmune diseases (i.e. systemic lupus erythematosus, multiple sclerosis), dermatologic conditions (i.e. psoriasis, eczema), and gastrointestinal disorders (i.e. inflammatory bowel disease, gastritis).

Presentations

2014

Title: “Empowering, Engaging, and Educating: What Every Rheumatology Patient Needs to Know”
Dates: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, 1250 16th St., First Floor, Auditorium

2009

UCLA Family Medicine Department – Residency Training Lecture Series
Title: Inflammation and Integrative East-West Medicine

Family and Ambulatory Medicine Clerkship
UCLA Third Year Medical Student Series
Integrative Medicine with Acupuncture/Acupressure Demonstrations

Scleroderma Foundation, Southern California Chapter
Scleroderma: An East-West Perspective
Spring Education Day

Bryan Cave LLP
Integrative Medicine and Corporate Wellness



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