Written by Kimberly Bollard. This article was originally published in the Sparta Independent. New... more
Premiere Health Associates welcomes two new doctors, Dr. Wilkinson and Dr. Tang.
Dr. Sean Wilkinson is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who sub specializes in sports medicine procedures. His particular areas of interest include shoulder and knee injuries. Dr Wilkinson did his ACGME accredited fellowship at Beacon Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Cincinnati, OH. There he was one of the team physicians for the Cincinnati Reds major league baseball team, as well as traveled to spring training to take care of their minor league affiliates. When he was not taking care of the Reds, Dr. Wilkinson was head team physician at Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio as well as Princeton High School in Cincinnati.
Dr. Wilkinson did his Residency program and medical school training at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Here he was heavily invested in all orthopaedic care and procedures, but also took time to work closely with the physicians who care for the Philadelphia professional sports teams including the Philadelphia Eagles, 76ers, Phillies, and Flyers. He also spent his free time covering local rugby and hockey teams.
In addition to sports medicine, Dr Wilkinson also specializes in primary joint replacement surgery, specifically involving the shoulder and knee. During his residency he trained at the world-renowned Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, as well as New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Wilkinson’s deep passion for taking care of athletes and managing all orthopedic injuries is rooted in his deep love of being active. Dr. Wilkinson played rugby all 4 years of college and continued playing for local men’s teams in the Philadelphia area after graduation. In addition, he’s been involved with swimming, rowing crew, and baseball throughout his life.
Today, Dr Wilkinson enjoy staying active with powerlifting, hiking, and boating on nearby lakes. He currently is one of the team physicians for Sparta High School, and you can find him Friday nights on the sidelines of varsity football games.
Dr. Ying (Margie) Tang is board certified in Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She is currently a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and Association of Chinese American Physicians.
Dr. Tang was born in China. She received her medical degree from the Medical College of Nanjing University. After graduation, she came to the United States and studied Neurobiology at the University of Maryland. She earned a masters degree and determined to continue clinical training in the states. She completed her internal medicine residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark. She then received her training in Gastroenterology and Liver Disease from University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Dr. Tang practices all aspects of general gastroenterology and Liver disease. In addition to GERD, screening and surveillance of gastrointestinal cancer, she has a special interest in inflammatory bowel disease, functional gastrointestinal disorder, motility disorder, minimal invasive endoscopic bariatric procedure and hemorrhoid therapy. She skillfully performs upper endoscopies, colonoscopies, capsule endoscopies and motility studies. Dr. Tang was active in clinical research and published multiple peer-reviewed articles.
Dr. Tang speaks fluent English and Mandarin Chinese. She is conversant in Cantonese. Patients always find Dr. Tang is easy to connect with through her approachable demeanor. She values patient centered care and long lasting patient physician relationship. As a female gastroenterologist she has particularly aware and accustomed to treating women with gastrointestinal diseases.