MD and MS in China, LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST, CERTIFIED CHINESE HERBALIST
Yao Zhang received her MD from Hebei Medical College in 1982 and her MS from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Beijing) in 1987. She is one of the first ten practitioners to be certified (NCCAOM) as a Chinese Herbalist in the United States and has practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine since 1983.
In 1993, Yao founded NEAOHS in Arlington, and later clinics in Northborough and Sudbury, MA. Yao taught at the New England School of Acupuncture for nine years and practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine at the Spence Center for Women’s Health in Cambridge, MA. She specializes in OB-GYN issues and internal medicine.
LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST AND CHINESE HERBALIST (M. D. IN CHINA)
Deguang graduated from Anhui College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Heifei, China in 1984 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine and from China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing with a Master's degree in Acupuncture & Medical Qigong in 1987. After graduation, he became a research staff, focusing on TCM and Medical Qi Gong, at the Institute of Acupuncture and Moxibustion of China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing until 1991. In the same year he became a graduate student in Psychosomatic Medicine Department, Tokyo University. Deguang also practiced TCM at the Institute of Diabetes Mellitus & Obesity, Kanagawa, Japan, and in Moscow, the Soviet Union for short periods.
In 1997, Deguang relocated to the United States and became a licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist of Massachusetts and started practicing in the Women’s Health Center of North Shore Medical Center in Danvers, MA. In 1998, Deguang became an instructor of Medical Qigong & clinical supervisor of acupuncture and herbal medicine at New England School of Acupuncture. Simultaneously, Deguang also worked as an acupuncturist and instructor of Qigong & Taichi at the Cancer Center of Mass General Hospital.
Zichen (Jason) Zhang
Zichen Zhang (Jason) studied and practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) since 2006 and graduated from Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (AHUTCM) in Hefei, China with the degree of Bachelor of Medicine, majoring in Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Tuina, and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
After graduation, Jason came to the United States and studied on the research and trial designing and graduated from Northeastern University in Boston with the Master of Science degree. For the love on TCM and the desire on promoting TCM in USA, Jason chose to go back to acupuncture school. He studied in MCPHS University - New England School of Acupuncture (NESA) in Worcester, practiced at NESA Acupuncture Treatment Center, Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VA-BED), and Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and achieved the degree of Master of Acupuncture (Chinese & Japanese Styles), then became a licensed acupuncturist of Massachusetts in the same year.
With more than 14 years of study and practice in TCM, in between, 3 years in regulatory affairs of clinical trials, Jason devotes himself to finding the way of promoting TCM from China to USA, and to curing the patients who are in urgent need of pain management, emotion improvement, post-surgery rehabilitation, rare disease recovery, etc. Jason is very energetic to customize the treatment for each patient to fit the certain conditions. He never stops to study on the TCM classics and to convert the knowledge into his clinical practice, in order to serve more patients who believe that the TCM and acupuncture can help them.
MD (CHINA), LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST, CERTIFIED CHINESE HERBALIST
Ms. Wang graduated with an MD from Liaoning Traditional Medical College (China) in 1988 and subsequently worked as a Physician in Charge and as a gynecologist at the Liaoning Traditional Medical Hospital and Liaoning Postal Hospital practicing acupuncture, herbal medicine, and Tui Na therapeutic bodywork. She has many years’ clinical experience in OB-GYN issues and pain management.
BA, AAS, MAOM, RN, LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST, CHINESE HERBALIST
Hing Lan Lo
Hing Lan Lo emigrated to the U.S. in 1986 from Hong Kong where she had worked as a teacher, researcher, and community worker. She worked as an RN in oncology before receiving a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine (MAOM) from the New England School of Acupuncture in 2002.
Ms. Lo believes acupuncture is a powerful tool for individuals to access their wholeness and healing power within, enabling the body to relieve pain and promote well-being. Her special interests are acute or chronic musculoskeletal pain management, radiation and chemotherapy support, autoimmune diseases such as IBS and MS, headache, stress reduction, depression, addiction recovery, menopausal issues, allergies, and sinus problems. Ms. Lo also uses adjunctive therapies such as acupressure, qigong, cupping, gua sha, moxibustion, electroacupuncture, and herbal prescriptions.
ACUPUNCTURIST, CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPIST
Mei-Huei Tu graduated from the New England School of Acupuncture in 1993 and continued to study a wide variety of acupuncture styles and modalities. Mei studied Chinese philosophy including the I Ching, Tai Chi, and Chinese medical classics. She practices acupuncture in the Master Tung style, which she learned from Dr. Wei-Chieh Young, one of only three direct disciples of Master Tung in North America. She also practices biodynamic craniosacral therapy, lymph drainage therapy, and bian stone therapy, which uses the healing power of bian stones applied and massaged on muscles and joints.
Mei believes we are an integral part of nature and that all life is precious and interconnected. She views the body as having great powers of self-healing and sees herself as a facilitator of each patient’s healing journeys. Mei can provide treatment without needles at the patient’s request and her gentle style is suitable for sensitive patients. In her practice, she specializes in treating anxiety and depression, pain, and stress-related disorders.
Helen Huang graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) University with a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. Helen holds a Bachelor’s in Biophysics and Biomedicine from Nankai University, one of the top universities in China. Helen is actively involved in research projects in integrative medicine, collaborating with researchers from MCPHS university and Harvard University. Helen is an Adjunct Faculty in MCPHS. Helen practiced in local hospitals, including the pediatric pain clinic in Boston Medical Center (BMC), Lemuel Shattuck Hospital and Mass General Hospital (MGH). Helen focuses on stress, anxiety, depression, mind-body imbalance, fertility, IVF support and women’s health, as well as sports injuries and pediatric treatment.
In addition to the formal training in acupuncture and herb medicine at MCPHS, Helen was trained for Classical Traditional Chinese Medicine and received diploma from Tong You San He Traditional Chinese Medicine Foundation in Beijing, China. As a full licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, Helen is trained and skilled in acupuncture as well as herbal treatment. She is also skilled in non-intrusive acupuncture treatment such as laser and LED treatment. She advocates for integrative medicine and is dedicated to promoting the well-being of patients.
TUI NA ORIENTAL BODYWORK SPECIALIST
Eric Tang began his career at the age of 18 as an army medic specializing in acupuncture. He completed further studies for 2 years at the hospital level and worked clinically until 1988 when he relocated to Japan. For five years he practiced acupuncture and Oriental Bodywork at a Tokyo clinic and made the Boston area his home in 1993. Mr. Tang specializes in muscular pain conditions including pain management and tension relief. He also utilizes acupressure foot massage and facial rejuvenation massage.
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Gang Yi (Gavin) Huang
Qigong massage therapist Gang Yi (Gavin) Huang is a certified Qigong Master from Xiamen, China, and took advanced Qigong training from New England School of Taiji. Gavin became a licensed massage therapist in Massachusetts in 1997 and is specialized in Qigong massage therapy combining Western and Eastern styles of therapeutic massage.
Since 1989, Gavin has studied with Chinese Shaolin Qigong and Yi Jing Master WuJian in the essence of Shaolin's internal Kungfu and clinic treating skills. He is specialized in Qigong Tuina with a deepened depth and effect of opening channels, circulating Qi and blood, and improving the immune system. His treatment emphasizes looking at the body as a whole and treating local disharmony with acupressure at different points to prevent or expel disease and enhance health.
Gavin taught Qigong for many years in China and has over 10 years of clinical practice experience in treating insomnia, hypertension, headache, joint pain, back pain, arthritis, irregular periods, infertility both male and female, emotional problems, weight management, and cosmetic treatment. He uses the human holographic reflex zone combined with I Ching and Qigong massage. Gavin also has a U.S. National NGH Hypnotherapist license.
MA, MEDICAL QIGONG MASTER
Qigong Master Yang’s practice of Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong for over twenty years enables him to both sense and emit energy associated with Qi (bio-electromagnetic fields). This ability allows him to detect and localize lesions in the human body and effectively heal medical problems. Master Yang is a member of the Chinese Medical Qigong Association and was a principle Qigong instructor at the Keiwa Qigong Institute in Tokyo, Japan, and in China. He has been practicing Medical Qigong in the United States since 1997, specializing in depression, heart disease, blood pressure imbalances, stroke, asthma, sciatica, paraplegia/hemiplegia, blood sugar imbalances, and thyroid conditions.