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David Tung, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Bridgeport, CT

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Physical Medicine/Rehab Bridgeport, CT

Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Medical Director, Managing Partner at Core Medical Group

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  • Office

    Core Medical Group
    3180 Main St, Suite 303-304
    Bridgeport, CT 06606
    Phone(203) 373-1593
    Fax(203) 220-6593
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Summary

  • Core Medical Group provides interventional pain management, sports medicine, traumatic brain injury and concussion evaluation, regenerative medicine and electrodiagnosis / nerve conduction testing. Our state-of-the-art facilities include a fluoroscopy suite for x-ray guided pain management procedures, an EMG / nerve conduction suite for electrodiagnostic testing, musculoskeletal ultrasound for precision guidance of diagnostic and therapeutic injections, and a CLIA-certified laboratory. Our new 4000+ sq ft Bridgeport facility was completely renovated in 2017 for patient comfort and our Hamden office was opened in 2018. Core Medical Group collaborates closely with respected neurologists, orthopedic surgeons, neurosurgeons and other medical professionals to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.

    Dr. Tung's clinical expertise includes interventional pain management, physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports medicine, traumatic brain injury, and regenerative therapies. Interventional procedures performed under fluoroscopy and ultrasound include: epidural (cervical, thoracic and lumbar transforaminal, interlaminar and caudal) injections, medial branch blocks, radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulator trial implants, discography, sacroiliac joint injections, sympathetic nerve blocks, stellate ganglion blocks, occipital nerve blocks, botox injections for migraine headaches and spasticity, pudendal nerve blocks, peripheral nerve blocks, peripheral joint injections and trigger point injections. Dr. Tung performs regenerative medicine procedures that utilize a patient's own cells for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders of the joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and bones.
  • Core Medical Group

    Interventional Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

    David Tung | LinkedIn

    Providing interventional pain management, sports medicine and electrodiagnosis at our office and ambulatory surgical center.

Education & Training

  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryFellowship, Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, 2007 - 2008
  • Rutgers-NJMS
    Rutgers-NJMSResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2004 - 2007
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
    Virginia Commonwealth University Health SystemInternship, Internal Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • VA Community University Mcv Afl HospitalsClass of 2003
  • Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical MedicineMPH, 1999
  • The College of William and MaryB.S., 1997

Certifications & Licensure

  • ME State Medical License
    ME State Medical License 2016 - 2017
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2008 - 2018
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2007 - 2018
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brain Injury Medicine
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine
  • Brain Injury Association of AmericaCertified Brain Injury Specialist

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • New York Magazine Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2021
  • Connecticut Magazine Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2021
  • Fairfield Country Top Doctors Greenwich Magazine, 2017-2021
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • The use of dynamic size-sieving capillary electrophoresis and mismatch repair enzymes for mutant DNA analysis  
    Siles BA, O'Neil KA, Tung DL, Bazar L, Collier GB, and Lovelace C, Journal of Capillary Electrophoresis, 1/1/1998

Abstracts/Posters

  • Hand Dysfunction Following A Frisbee Game
    Tung DL, Malanga GA, Mulford GJ, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, 1/1/2007
  • Incomplete Anterior Interosseous Nerve Syndrome: A Case Report
    Tung DL, Malanga GA, Mulford GJ, The 43rd Annual Association of Academic Physiatrists Educational Conference, American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1/1/2007
  • Identification of Postural Control Strategies that Enhance Stability
    Edwards TW, Gade V, Moholkar N, Tung DL and Nakappan S, Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 1/1/2007
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Lectures

  • The Evolution of Pain Management: A Look Back and the Challenges Ahead 
    Connecticut Bar Association Workers' Compensation Retreat, Marco Island, FL - 1/23/2018
  • Hand Dysfunction Following A Frisbee Game 
    New Orleans, LA - 1/1/2007

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Press Mentions

  • Connecticut's Top Doctors 2021: Over 1,500 Physicians in 66 Specialties
    Connecticut's Top Doctors 2021: Over 1,500 Physicians in 66 SpecialtiesJune 16th, 2021

Professional Memberships