Chi-Tsai Tang

Chi-Tsai Tang, MD

Specializes In
  • Orthopedics
  • Physiatry
  • Sports Medicine
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Mandarin


Sees Patients For

Dr. Tang has clinical expertise in medical acupuncture, with extensive training from both the United States and China. He evaluates and treats all musculoskeletal injuries using non-operative techniques. This includes acupuncture/dry needling, ultrasound guided injections, fluoroscopic guided lumbar and peripheral joint injections, etc. He has special training and expertise in musculoskeletal ultrasound, oftentimes using ultrasound to help with diagnosis of various conditions. Dr. Tang is also a member of the Living Well Center, which is a program that provides patients with a unique treatment approach to help them meet their health and wellness goals.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital



Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Academic Title(s)

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and NeurologyDirector, PM&R Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship
Director, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

Research Interests

Integration of acupuncture into a Western Medicine practice, use of ultrasound in musculoskeletal medicine, shoulder disorders.

Publications & Research

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Medical Degree

2004 University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina


2010 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri


2000 Duke University, Durham, North Carolina


2009 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan