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Malcolm Taw MD, FACP, American Board of Internal Medicine

Physicians › Assistant Clinical Professor


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UCLA Center for East-West Medicine

Department of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

Phone:
WestlakeVillage: (805) 379-6650
Santa Monica: (310) 998-9118

Read about Dr. Malcolm Taw in our 2010 Newsletter.

Malcolm B. Taw, M.D., F.A.C.P., is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He received his B.S. and M.D. from the Joint Biomedical Sciences program at the University of California, Riverside and the UCLA School of Medicine. Dr. Taw completed his residency at the UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program, fellowships in Integrative Medicine at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine and through the Bravewell Collaborative/University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, the NIH-supported K30 Program in Translational Investigation at UCLA and a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine.  He is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.   In collaboration with the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery, he is a co-investigator on a prospective study evaluating the effectiveness of integrative East-West medicine to improve outcomes in patients with refractory chronic rhinosinusitis. He also currently serves on the Complementary/Integrative Medicine committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation.

Specialty
Integrative East-West Medicine
Internal Medicine

Education
Post-Doctoral Training NIH-UCLA K30 Program in Translational Investigation,
MSOM (Master of Science in Oriental Medicine)
Fellowship UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Integrative Medicine
Bravewell Collaborative/University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine
Residency UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program, Internal Medicine
Internship UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program, Internal Medicine
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
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

Professional Membership
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Society of General Internal Medicine
American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Clinical Interests
Functional/Pain Syndromes
Disorders of the Head & Neck
(e.g. sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, dizziness, vertigo, temporomandibular joint dysfunction,
eustachian tube dysfunction)
Dermatologic conditions
(e.g. eczema, urticaria/hives, itching)

Research
Pilot Study on Refractory Chronic Rhinosinusitis Using Integrative East-West Medicine

Recent Publications

  • Taw MB, Nguyen CT, Wang MB. Complementary and integrative treatments: rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):345-66 (Article)
  • Suh JD, Wu AW, Taw MB, Nguyen C, Wang MB ”Treatment of recalcitrant chronic rhinosinusitis with integrative East-West medicine: a pilot study”. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Mar;138(3):294-300. (PDF file)

Poster
Title:  Treatment of Dysconjugate Gaze in a Patient with Graves’ Orbitopathy using Integrative East-West Medicine (PDF file)
Date:  October 2013
Location:  International Congress for Clinicians in Complementary & Integrative Medicine
Northwestern Memorial Hospital Feinberg Conference Center
Chicago, Illinois

Presentations

2014

Title: 3rd Nerve Palsy, or not 3rd Nerve Palsy: Is That the Question?
Dates: March 15, 2014
Location: Integrative East-West Ophthalmology, Joint Conference – UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute & Eye Hospital of the China Academy of Medical Sciences.
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Title: Medical student visits from Beijing University and Beijing Capital Medical University
Dates: January 17 & January 24, 2014
Location: UCLA Health at Westlake Village & Thousand Oaks
Details: Presentations & discussions about Primary Care & Health Care Reform in China & the United States, Primary Care East-West Medicine, Strategies & Solutions for Asthma/COPD and Air Pollution in Beijing, COPD Acupuncture Trial, Critical Care in China and Integrative East-West Women’s Health

2013

Title: Integrative Approach to Atypical Facial Pain and Headache
Date: October 2, 2013
Location: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation – 117th Annual Meeting. Vancouver, B.C., Canada
http://entannualmeeting.org/13/sites/default/files/AM13PreliminaryProgram_Final.pdf

Title: Treatment of Sinusitis with Integrative East-West Medicine
Date: September 29, 2013
Location: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation – 117th Annual Meeting. Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Title: East-West Medicine in the Management of Symptoms from Acoustic Neuroma
Date: August 11, 2013
Location: Acoustic Neuroma Association 21st National Symposium, Sponsored by the House Ear Clinic
Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, 2025 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA  90067
http://www.anausa.org/index.php/symposium/symposium-program

Title: Holism, Heurism & Hippocrates: An Integrative East-West Perspective on Nutrition for Women’s Health
Date: June 28, 2013
Location: Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Title:  Cancer Care & Wellness Through Integrative East-West Medicine
Date: May 20, 2013
Location:  City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, CA

2012

Title: East-West Medicine: Practical Ways to Optimize Health & Wellness
Date: September 23, 2012
Location: UCLA Health Fair, Westlake Village

Title: Atypical Facial Pain – Pearls for the Otolaryngologist
Date: September 12, 2012
Location: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation – 116th Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Title: Treatment of Sinusitis with Integrative East-West Medicine
Date: September 12, 2012
Location: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation – 116th Annual Meeting. Washington, D.C.

Title: Women’s Health – An Integrative East-West Approach
Date: June 8, 2012
Location: Grand Rounds, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center

Title: East-West Medicine for Dental & Orofacial Pain Disorders
Date: April 20, 2012
Location: Pasadena Area Women’s Dental Group

2010

Title: East-West Medicine for Headaches
Date: October 2, 2010
Location: American College of Physicians, Southern California I, Annual Chapter Meeting. Hilton Waterfront, Huntington Beach, CA

Title: Treatment of Refractory Sinusitis with East-West Medicine
Date: September 26, 2010
Location: American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery Foundation Annual Meeting. Boston, MA

Title: Integrative East-West Medicine: The UCLA Experience Acupuncture & Acupressure: What, Why & How
Date: March 27, 2010
Location:California Association for Nurse Practitioner’s (CANP)
33rd Annual Conference Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, CA

2009

Title: East Meets West in Alaska – Integrative Medicine & Wellness Conference
Location: Princess Cruises

Title: Treating Refractory Sinusitis with East-West Medicine
Location: San Diego, CA for the Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery OTO Expo Annual National Meeting

Title: An Integrative East-West Approach to Skin Disorders
Location: Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for UCLA Dermatology Grand Rounds



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