Updates on COVID-19 (including visitor restrictions and mask requirements), monkeypox and flu. See Communicable Disease Updates

COVID-19 update:

If you think you have COVID-19 symptoms or are looking to be tested, please use our free symptom checker. Do not schedule an in-person appointment.

David Wang, MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
David Wang, MD
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 Fifth Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
Get directions
Phone Number
858-678-6574
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

Biography

David Wang, MD, is a palliative medicine specialist who partners with multidisciplinary care teams to provide patients an extra layer of support. He cares for patients as a whole person, focusing on the distressing symptoms of serious illness, as well as emotional, social and spiritual needs.


Dr. Wang holds integrative leadership roles within the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He chairs national committees, lectures widely and recently published his textbook on primary palliative skills for clinicians. Dr. Wang also has prior experience working in health policy at the World Health Organization.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2018
  • American Board of Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 2017

Medical Education

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, MD, 2013

Residencies

  • Stanford University School of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, 2016

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Francisco, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2017

If you see an error or omission on a provider’s profile page, please contact us.