Dr. Tisha Wang is a pulmonologist and critical care physician who practices in Westwood. She treats adult patients with pulmonary complications of liver disease, rare lung disease, sleep disordered breathing, and other pulmonary conditions, including asthma, COPD and pulmonary embolism. She is director of the liver transplant intensive care unit and co-director of the pulmonary embolism response team, and is board certified in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine and sleep medicine.
Dr. Wang received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, graduating with highest honors. She then completed her internal medicine residency and her pulmonary and critical care fellowship at UCLA.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Wang conducts research on pulmonary complications of liver disease and a rare lung disease called pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, or PAP. She is clinical director and vice president of the patient-based PAP Foundation, and is vice chair of the education committee for the American Thoracic Society. She is also an associate professor of clinical medicine in the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and is the program director for the pulmonary and critical care medicine fellowship.
As part of her work, Dr. Wang advocates for the advancement of women in medicine, for medical educators training the next generation of physicians, and for patients with rare lung disease.