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James Ting, MD

  • Primary Specialty:
    Sports Medicine (Non-Operative)
  • Areas of Interest: Hip,  Knee,  Shoulder
  • Non-Operative Orthopedic Care, Sports Medicine
    Team Physician, Los Angeles Chargers
Procedures & Conditions Treated:


  • Anti-inflammatory Medication
  • Arch Supports
  • Arthritis Management
  • Bracing
  • Concussion Treatment & Baseline Testing
  • Corticosteroids / Cortisone Shots
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
  • Elbow Arthritis Treatment
  • Hip Injections
  • Hyaluronic Acid Injection (Vicosupplementation)
  • Joint Injections
  • Knee Braces
  • Knee Sleeves
  • Knee Wraps
  • Non-Operative Osteonecrosis Treatment
  • Olecranon Bursa Aspiration
  • Pain Medication
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP Injections
  • Shoulder Slings
  • Sling
  • Soft Tissue Treatment
  • Splint
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • Viscosupplementation
  • Viscosupplementation for Osteoarthritis
  • X-Ray & MRI


  • AC Joint Separation
  • Achilles Tendonitis
  • ACL Injury
  • Ankle & Foot Tendinitis
  • Anterior Knee Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Baker's Cyst
  • Bicep Tendonitis
  • Biceps Tendonitis
  • Chondromalacia
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Subluxation
  • Elbow Arthritis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Instability
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis
  • Elbow Sports Injuries
  • Elbow Tendonitis
  • Femoral-Acetabular Impingement
  • Flat Foot / Pes Planus
  • Frozen Shoulder / Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis
  • Groin Pain
  • Groin Pull
  • Hamstring Strain
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Hip Impingement
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperextension of the Elbow
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome / IT Band Syndrome
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries
  • Knee Cysts
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Tendonitis
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion
  • Labrum Tear
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • LCL Injury
  • Little League Elbow or Shoulder
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow
  • MCL Injury
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Muscle Injury
  • Muscle Strain
  • Olecranon Bursitis
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis
  • Patellar Tendinitis
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • PCL Injury
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella
  • Separated Shoulder
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Arthritis
  • Shoulder Bursitis
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • SLAP Lesion Tear
  • Snapping Hip
  • Sports Concussion
  • Sprained Ankle
  • Sprained Elbow
  • Sprains and Strains
  • Strained Elbow
  • Strained Hip
  • Strained Knee
  • Stress Fractures
  • Synovitis
  • Tendinosis
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondyltitis
  • Throwing Injuries
  • Triceps Tendonitis
  • UCL Tear
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries
  • Unstable Knee Cap


Dr. Ting is a board-certified Primary Care Sports Medicine physician who specializes in the treatment of sports injuries, overuse injuries and trauma-related orthopedic injuries and conditions. Dr. Ting will customize a non-operative treatment plan for each individual to not only help to alleviate acute and chronic pain, but also aid in the return to optimal function. He is an advocate of building wellness programs geared towards injury prevention and rehabilitation. Additionally, Dr. Ting is highly experienced in ultrasound-guided procedures, as well as regenerative medicine procedures, such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections.

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 has also held a teaching appointment as a 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 years of experience in providing care for both elite, competitive 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 across multiple sports. His experience has also included event coverage for USA Boxing, USA Soccer and USA Volleyball. In addition, Dr. Ting has been a team physician for local area high schools, colleges, and universities for many years, including the NCAA Division 1 level for California State University, Northridge. Currently he serves as the team physician for Sage Hill High School in Newport Beach, CA, as well as one of the team physicians for Vanguard University in Costa Mesa, CA. Dr. Ting is one of the medical team physicians for the NFL Los Angeles Chargers football team.

In his spare time, Dr. Ting enjoys spending time with his wife, as well as being active playing basketball, golf, tennis & working out.

  • Medical School
  • Medical College of Wisconsin (Medical Doctor)
  • Residency
  • Northridge Hospital Medical Center (Family Medicine)
  • Fellowship
  • Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship)
Board Certification
  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification (CAQSM - Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine)
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
  • California Academy of Family Physicians
  • Medical Board of California
  • NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS)
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (2009)
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Northridge Family Medicine Residency Program (2007)
  • Outstanding Graduate Resident: Northridge Family Medicine Residency Program (2003)
  • Primary Care Sports Medicine Clerkship, Medical College of Wisconsin (2000)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, UCLA (1995)
  • Regent Scholar, UCLA (1995)
  • Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, UCLA (1995)
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society, UCLA (1995)
Affiliated Locations
  • Hoag Hospital - Irvine
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center - Newport Beach
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Irvine Orthopedics
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute - Newport Beach Orthopedics