Dr. Ting is a board-certified Primary Care Sports Medicine physician who
specializes in the treatment of sports injuries, overuse or trauma-related
orthopedic injuries and conditions. Dr. Ting will customize his non-operative
treatment plan to each individual case and not only help to alleviate
acute pain and chronic pain, but can help build wellness programs geared
towards injury prevention and rehabilitation.
An Illinois native, Dr. Ting spent his formative years growing up in Southern
California, where he graduated from UCLA with a degree in Microbiology
and Molecular Genetics. Following his undergraduate studies, Dr. Ting
received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He
subsequently returned to Southern California and completed his residency
training at the UCLA-affiliated, Northridge Family Medicine Residency
Program, where he was recognized as the program’s Outstanding Graduate
Resident. Following residency, Dr. Ting completed a Sports Medicine fellowship
at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.
Prior to joining Newport Orthopedic Institute, Dr. Ting served on the faculty
staff at his former residency program, where he was the director of the
Sports Medicine program and clinics, as well as being heavily involved
in the education and training of medical students and resident physicians
in both Sports Medicine and Family Medicine. Teaching has been an important
and rewarding aspect of Dr. Ting’s clinical experience, and he was
recognized by his students with the Teaching Excellence Award at his former
practice. He also holds an appointment as a voluntary clinical instructor
with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
As Newport Orthopedic Institute’s first Primary Care Orthopedic and
Sports Medicine specialist, Dr. Ting brings with him several years of
experience in providing care for both elite and recreational athletes
of all ages.
“My goal, and what I enjoy most about being a Sports Medicine physician,
is being able to help the injured athletes and patients that I treat return
to their sport or activity as quickly, but as safely as possible.”
Dr. Ting has served on the medical staff for international events such
as the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii, as well as other events
such as the Los Angeles Triathlon, the Long Beach Marathon, and several
NCAA Conference Championships. He has been a team physician for local
area high schools, colleges, and universities for many years, and he most
recently has been serving as a team physician at the NCAA Division 1 level
for the California State University, Northridge and the team physician
for Sage Hill High School in Newport Beach, CA. Currently, Dr. Ting is
one of the medical team physicians for the LA Chargers.
In his spare time, Dr. Ting enjoys being active and working out, as well
as playing basketball, golf, and tennis.