Xi Bei Tian M.D. started his medical education after a career change from semiconductor engineering previously. He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. His medical trainings consist of surgical internship at Virginia Commonwealth University, anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Before joining WA Center for Pain Management, he practiced at Island Hospital where he provided both interventional pain management and labor epidurals. His practice model echoes his engineering background. He believes in utilizing a logical approach to strive for realistic and pragmatic management goals for improved quality of life.