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George C Wang MD

George C. Wang, MD

  • Geriatric Medicine | Integrative Medicine | Internal Medicine
Languages Spoken English, Mandarin
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    An internist and geriatrician specializing in functional medicine, Dr. George Wang has been practicing medicine in both the academic and private practice settings for more than 13 years. He is the founder of Wisdom Health and Wellbeing, an integrative and functional medicine practice located in Denville, New Jersey. In his practice, Dr. Wang brings integration of scientific evidence and holistic healing to the care of patients. He is passionate about whole-person healing and the power of food as medicine in reversing chronic diseases. As a physician-scientist and a former recipient of multiple clinical research grants from the NIH, he also brings a sharp and critical evaluation of the latest research evidence into the proper perspective in clinical care. As a geriatrician, Dr. Wang values what it means to age gracefully and healthfully. A holistic approach to health is fundamental to living positive, long, and healthy lives. Dr. Wang is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine, and certified in functional medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is also licensed to practice acupuncture in New Jersey. Through his expertise in these fields, Dr. Wang helps patients achieve healing holistically. Dr. Wang earned his doctor of medicine degree from the State University of New York-Downstate College of Medicine, and completed his internal medicine residency and geriatric medicine fellowship at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. After completing a geriatric medicine fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he joined the full-time faculty in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology there as Assistant Professor of Medicine, and served in both capacities as an attending physician as well as a clinical researcher. His research has been published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals, including Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, American Journal of Epidemiology, and Science Translational Medicine. As a former member of the full-time medical faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Wang lectured in academic institutions, hospitals, and medical conferences on topics related to geriatric medicine and integrative medicine. In his research focused on the immune system in aging, he was mentored by Dr. Peter C. Doherty, Nobel laureate, who discovered the nature of T-cell mediated immunity. Dr. Wang has a PhD in Clinical Investigation from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Clinical Interests

    Functional Medicine; Whole-Food, Plant-Based Nutrition; Acupuncture

  • Medical School

    State University of New York-Downstate College of Medicine, NY, United States, 2001


    Internal Medicine: Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, NJ, United States, 2002


    Internal Medicine: Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, NJ, United States, 2004


    Geriatric Medicine: Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, NJ, United States, 2005


    Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD, United States, 2008

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