Dr. Zhanxiang Wang

Dr. Zhanxiang Wang, MD (China), PhD, LAc, is the assistant dean of acupuncture and oriental medicine at National University of Health Sciences. Originally from China, he earned his medical degree from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, his doctorate in integrative medicine from the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences and license in acupuncture in Illinois. In China, he worked mainly with patients who had leukemia and immune disorders. Dr. Wang came to the United States so he could do more in-depth research on conditions such as leukemia and take advantage of more advanced technology here.

Recent Posts

Alternative Medicine, Acupuncture, AOM practitioner

Korean, Japanese, and Chinese Acupuncture: What’s the Difference?

Acupuncture is becoming more widely accepted as an effective means of treatment within the traditional health care system. According to an American Hospital Association survey, forty-two percent of hospitals offering complementary and alternative medicine, provide acupuncture as an outpatient service.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017
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Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine, integrative health, Research

How Acupuncture Can Promote Your Overall Health and Wellbeing This Year

Research has proven that acupuncture can improve a person’s well-being by stimulating the body’s healing processes, making it an important component to an integrative health care plan. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has determined that this non-invasive health care treatment is safe and effective when it comes to helping patients overcome a variety of ailments.

From pain management to stress reduction, experts are finding that the positive effects of acupuncture are broad and far-reaching. Patients can experience not only physical wellbeing, but also an improved state of mind and a more balanced emotional state, after they have undergone acupuncture sessions. So if you have been hoping to enhance your health this year, finding a qualified acupuncturist could be just what you need to get the relief you’ve been waiting for, without the use of strong prescriptions or invasive procedures.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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Medical Careers, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, Oriental Medicine

How Combining Eastern and Western Medicine Makes You a Better Oriental Medicine Practitioner

Western and Eastern medicine both offer unique perspectives fundamental to health care today. You may be surprised to learn just how many Oriental medicine practitioners are already working integratively at health care facilities across the United States. Many prestigious medical centers including Mayo Clinic, University of California San Francisco, and Duke University Medical Center currently offer Oriental medicine and other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments to their patients.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine

Exposing the Hidden Values of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine may be an ancient form of medicine, but its uses have kept pace with today’s modern medical advances. In some cases, oriental medicine can be a more effective treatment than conventional medicine (and less harmful, too).

The health community widely recognizes that acupuncture and oriental medicine can effectively treat several conditions. In fact, the World Health Organization (WHO) recognizes acupuncture and oriental medicine as effective for over 43 conditions under nine major health categories.

Through this and other research findings, the western world is now discovering (and proving) the types of clinical benefits that people in Asian countries have been experiencing with oriental medicine for years.

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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
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