“My mission is to bring whole-person healing to as many people as I can. It gives me hope to see people being active in dialogues that help fellow humans find ways to achieve true healing through prudent health choices.”
George C. Wang, MD, PhD, FACP
Founder and Physician
Dr. George Wang is passionate about the whole-person approach to true healing and the use of holistic therapeutic principles to reverse many chronic diseases. He emphasizes a holistic approach as the foundation to living a positive, long, and healthy life. In his practice, he integrates scientific evidence with holistic healing — to offer patients the highest level of care, give them confidence in their own health, and empower them to be healthier.
Dr. Wang has been practicing medicine in both the academic and private practice settings for more than 14 years. He provides medical care to adults 18 years and older. Prior to founding Wisdom Health and Wellbeing, he was formerly on the full-time medical faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center.
Dr. Wang is certified in Functional Medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine and board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also licensed to practice acupuncture. In his practice, Dr. Wang brings integration of scientific evidence and holistic healing to the care of his patients. He is passionate about whole-person healing and the power of food as medicine in reversing chronic diseases.
Dr. Wang is also a physician-scientist who offers sharp and critical evaluations of the latest research evidence, putting it into the proper perspective. Following the completion of his fellowship in geriatric medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he joined the full-time faculty in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology to serve as both an attending physician and clinical researcher. He is a former recipient of multiple National Institutes of Health (NIH) and foundation clinical research grants. In his research focused on the immune system in aging, he was mentored by Dr. Peter C. Doherty, Nobel laureate, who discovered the nature of T-cell mediated immunity.
Within the framework of the health care delivery system, Dr. Wang serves as a consultant to primary care physicians and other specialists. His expertise in integrative medicine, functional medicine, geriatric medicine, and acupuncture allows Dr. Wang to collaborate with other healthcare practitioners and help them achieve holistic healing in their patients.
Dr. Wang’s writings have appeared in the media, including TheConversation, CNN, Civil Eats, and The Hill. He was a Columbia University Public Voices Fellow with the OpEd Project.
Dr. Wang is certified in Functional Medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is also licensed to practice acupuncture.
Education and Credentials:
PhD, Clinical Investigation // Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Doctor of Medicine // SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine
Internal Medicine residency // Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School
Geriatric Medicine fellowship // Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Clinical research published in many peer-reviewed scientific journals, including:
Science Translational Medicine
American Journal of Epidemiology
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
On medical staff at:
Overlook Medical Center, Summit, NJ
Morristown Medical Center, Morristown, NJ
Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ