Christine Thang, MD is a Clinical Instructor in the Division of General Pediatrics. Dr. Thang is part of the faculty practice at the Children's Health Center in Westwood, CA and the UCLA 15th Street Clinic in Santa Monica, CA. She precepts medical students and resident physicians training in the UCLA pediatrics clinic. She is also one of the medical team providers for the UCLA Pediatric Craniofacial Program at the UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital.
Dr. Thang received her undergraduate degree from UCLA with a major in Physiological Sciences and minor in Asian American Studies, graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Thang earned her medical degree from the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) with AOA honors. She completed her pediatric training in the UCLA Pediatric Residency Program and was awarded the Excellence in Teaching with Humanism Residents and Fellows Award. After residency, she served as a chief resident and was concurrently pursuing the DGSOM Medical Education Fellowship.
Her interests include medical education, child advocacy, and preventive care. She is actively involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics at the local and national levels. Dr. Thang is dedicated to improving the care of all children and to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate medical education levels.