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Malcolm Taw, MD


Malcolm Taw, MD

UCLA Physician Malcolm Taw, MD specializes in Acupuncture, General Internal Medicine.
Acupuncture, General Internal Medicine
Language Spoken
Hospital Affiliation
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 998-9118 Information and referral, Santa Monica
(805) 379-6650 Westlake Village
Fax Number
(310) 829-9318 Santa Monica
(805) 379-6655 Westlake Village

Santa Monica
2336 Santa Monica Blvd, Suite 301
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Westlake Village
1250 La Venta Drive, Suite 101A
Westlake Village, CA 91361

Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2004
Internal Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 2004 - 2006
Internal Medicine, UCLA - San Fernando Valley Program, 2002 - 2004
Internal Medicine, UCLA - San Fernando Valley Program, 2001 - 2002
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2001
Acupuncture, Alternative Medicine, Arthritis, Complementary Medicine, East West Medicine, Fibromyalgia, Headache, Neuropathy, Pain, Performing artists, Sinusitis
Department Affiliation
Provider, East-West Medicine
Research Interest
Refractory Chronic Rhinosinusitis Using Integrative East-West Medicine.
Joint Collaboration with UCLA Department of Head & Neck Surgery.
Additional Information

Malcolm B. Taw, MD, FACP, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Specialties: Integrative East-West Medicine, Internal Medicine 

Dr. Taw had 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. He completed his residency at the UCLA-San Fernando Valley Program, his 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 currently 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 serves on the Complementary/Integrative Medicine committee for the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and the Medical Advisory Board for Nordic Integrative Medicine.

For more information regarding Dr. Taw's prior presentations, publications and posters, please click on the following link: http://cewm.med.ucla.edu/about/center-team/mtaw-html/

Awards & Recognition
  • Tunkel DE, Bauer CA, Sun GH, Rosenfeld RM, Chandrasekhar SS, Cunningham ER, Archer SM, Blakley BW, Carter JM, Granieri EC, Henry JA, Hollingsworth D, Khan FA, Mitchell S, Monfared A, Newman CW, Omole FS, Phillips D, Robinson SK, Taw MB, Tyler RS, Waguespack RW, Whamond EJ; American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Oct; 151(S2):S1-S40.
  • Taw LB, Taw MB, Maish MM.  East-West Approach to Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare.  Volume 18 (2014).
  • Taw MB, Nguyen CT, Wang MB.  Complementary and integrative treatments:  rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):345-66.
  • Nguyen CT, Taw MB, Wang MB.  Complementary and integrative treatments:  balance disorders. Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2013 Jun;46(3):409-22.
  • Taw MB, Taw LB.  Chronic Urticaria – An Integrative East-West Approach. Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare.  Volume 17 (2013).
  • Taw LB, Taw MB.  Integrative Medical Therapy for Dumping Syndrome. Proceedings of UCLA Healthcare.  Volume 17 (2013).
  • 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.

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