Education

Fellowship
East-West Medicine, UCLA Center for East West Medicine, 2006
Residency
Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 2005
Internship
Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 2003
Degree
MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2001

Medical Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005

Gender

Male

State License

A84687
  • About Me

    About Me

    Lawrence 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.

    Dr. Lawrence Taw graduated with his B.S. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of California, Riverside and M.D. from the UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, an affiliate of Stanford University along with a fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the UCLA Center for East-West Medicine, and has obtained his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. He is board-certified by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine as well as in Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

    As director of the Integrative East-West Inflammation program, he is currently collaborating with the division of Rheumatology at UCLA to utilize an integrative medicine approach on patients referred with various inflammatory joint and connective tissue diseases. He is also partnering with the UCLA Center for Esophageal Disorders and the division of Digestive Diseases to establish a unique program and optimize care for patients with functional gastrointestinal disorders.

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

    Links

  • Locations

    Santa Monica - Center for East-West Medicine

    (primary location)
    Address
    2336 Santa Monica Blvd
    Suite 301
    Santa Monica, California 90404
    Phone
    310-998-9118
    Fax
    310-829-9318
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine, 2005

    Education

    Fellowship
    East-West Medicine, UCLA Center for East West Medicine, 2006
    Residency
    Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 2005
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, 2003
    Degree
    MD, UCLA School of Medicine, 2001
  • Clinical Interests
    • Acupressure
    • Acupuncture
    • Alternative Medicine
    • Arthritis
    • Complementary Medicine
    • East West Medicine
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
    • Headache
    • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    • Pain
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)
  • News & Awards

    In the News

    Awards

    Southern California Rising Stars, Super Doctors, 2013
    Fellow, American College of Physicians (FACP)

  • Videos