A classical musician, Dr. Ting received undergraduate and graduate degrees from the Juilliard School of Music. After a change in career direction, he attended medical school at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he received the Janeway Prize at graduation. He trained in general surgery at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He then went on to plastic surgery training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.
Dr. Ting performs research in the areas of reconstructive plastic surgery and breast cancer. His clinical interests are breast surgery - both reconstructive and cosmetic, general plastic surgery - including cosmetic surgery, and hand surgery.