Tian Wang, MD| Headache Medicine, Epilepsy Neurology | MedStar Health

Tian Wang, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Headache Medicine, Epilepsy Neurology, Neurology

Languages: Chinese - Mandarin, English

301-856-3470

About me

Tian Wang, MD, is a board certified neurologist with special interest in epilepsy, neurophysiology, headache medicine and neurodevelopmental disorder. A specialist in epilepsy and neurophysiology, Dr. Wang is part of an esteemed group of neurologists and neurosurgeons offering extraordinary new options for treating disorders and diseases of the brain and offering hope for patients with even the most complex problems. He enjoys the diverse patient and staff population at MedStar Health and is inspired by the department’s respectful and collaborative environment.

Dr. Wang's areas of special interest include:

· Epilepsy/Seizure disorder

· Headache

· Traumatic brain injury

· Cognitive disorders

· Neurodevelopmental disorders in adult

· Neuroimmunology

Dr. Wang completed epilepsy fellowship at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD after finishing his residency at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC. A highly skilled physician board certified in neurology, Dr. Wang brings a caring, whole-person approach to his work with patients. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Neurological Association, and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Dr. Wang has published extensively in peer-reviewed articles/abstracts and has presented as an invited speaker at the American Epilepsy Society annual meeting.

Philosophy of care

Caring for the whole person, not only their neurological problem, is central to Dr. Wang's compassionate approach to patient care. He listens carefully to each patient's concerns, needs, and hopes, working with them to provide the best outcomes. "I believe it is important to collaborate with my patients, so they feel they are partners in developing their treatment plan. I also believe in integrative approaches to wellbeing and often work with my patients to explore lifestyle solutions, such as diet and lifestyle management," explains Dr. Wang.

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Wang enjoys traveling and exploring new places. He is also an avid hiker and loves to cook and try out new recipes.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Dizziness
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Spasticity
  • Transverse Myelitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Reflexes
  • Acoustic Neurofibromatosis
  • Action Tremor
  • Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis
  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Encephalopathy
  • Autonomic Nervous System Disorders
  • Behcet Syndrome
  • Benign Focal Amyotrophy
  • Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
  • Bethlem Myopathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injury
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Central Nervous System Abscess
  • Central Nervous System Lupus
  • Cerebellar Ataxia
  • Cerebellar Disease
  • Cerebellar Heterotopia
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Cerebral Anomalies
  • Cerebral Laceration
  • Cerebral Lipidosis
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Abnormalities
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak Headache
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)
  • Cervical Dystonia
  • Cervical Plexopathy
  • Charcot Marie Tooth Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • CNS Vasculitis
  • Cognitive Impairment
  • Concussion
  • Cortical Visual Impairment
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Nerve Injury
  • Demyelinating Disease
  • Diabetic Lumbosacral Radiculoplexus Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diffuse Axonal Injury
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distal Motor Neuropathy
  • Distal Muscular Dystrophy
  • Distal Myopathy
  • Dizziness
  • Dropped Head Syndrome
  • Dyskinesia
  • Encephalopathies
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Facial Asymmetry
  • Facial Nerve Palsy
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Spasm
  • Focal Dystonia
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)
  • Headache
  • Hemiparesis
  • Hemiplegia
  • HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorder
  • HIV Myopathy
  • Hypnic Headache
  • Intention Tremor
  • Lacunar Stroke
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Weakness
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Memory Disorders
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelitis
  • Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers
  • Neuralgia
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO)
  • Neuropathy
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paresthesia
  • Parkinson's Disease (PD)
  • Paroxysmal Hemicrania
  • Periodic Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nerve Injury
  • Plexopathy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Spasticity
  • Transverse Myelitis
  • Tremor
  • Vagal Nerve Disorders
  • Vertigo
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Procedures I perform

  • Balance Testing
  • Botox For Migraines
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Wada Testing
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Practice locations

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10401 Hospital Drive
Clinton, MD, 20735

202-877-3791

Fax 877-245-1499

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Washington, DC, 20007

202-295-0540

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Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • Tricare Standard
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Network OA
    • Open HMO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna HMO
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Optimum Choice
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Open POS II
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA EPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Tricare Prime
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United Student Resources

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Epilepsy

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2022)

Residency Program: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (2021)

Medical School: Fudan University School of Medicine (2015)

Awards

  • Chinese American Neurologist Association Travel Award 2022 Epilepsy Foundation Pipeline Conference Travel Award 2022 American Academy of Neurology Resident Scholarship 2021  

News and publications

Wang T, Krauss G. touchREVIEWS in Neurology. 2022;18(1):2–4 .



Wang T, et al. Neurology. 2022 Jan 4;98(1):e95-e102. PMID: 34649880.



Wang T, et al. Clinical Neurophysiology. 2019 Aug;130(8):1231-1234.  PMID: 31163367.



Safadi AL, Wang T, et al. Neurohospitalist. 2020 Apr;10(2):139-142. PMID: 32373279.