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About Dr. Wang

Dr. Wang hails from a family of expert Chinese doctors and acupuncturists, with seven doctors in his immediate family who practice medicine throughout the world.

Dr. Wang maintains clinical practices in Manhattan and Long Island. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children.

Over the past 40 years, Dr. Wang’s practice has changed the lives of countless patients and medical practitioners that have applied his techniques. He has also pioneered several important treatments in the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) field.

After being invited to Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons to be a visiting professor in 1991, Dr. Wang was the first acupuncturist in the United States to treat Pervasive Development Disorder in children. Additionally, he has treated conditions that include PDD, ADD, ADHD, cerebral palsy, autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, and hyperactivity.

Equally important, Dr. Wang is one of the first acupuncturists to successfully treat both male and female infertility.

In 2001, Dr. Wang was invited as the main speaker in the FACES national conference at New York University to talk about the treatment of epilepsy with Chinese herbal medicine.

He has been invited by Harvard University, Columbia University, NYU Medical School, Mount Sinai Medical School, and even Colgate-Palmolive Company to talk about Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture.

His practice has been covered by CBS News as well as by other regional and national media.

In addition to regular patients, Dr. Wang has treated doctors from many well-known hospitals, including Columbia University Presbyterian Hospitals, Yale University Medical School Hospitals, and Mount Sinai Medical School Hospital.

Dr. Wang continues to serve as a TCM and acupuncture consultant for the Department of Mount Sinai Medical Schools.

In the academic realm, Dr. Wang has written more than 30 scientific papers that have been published in various countries, including China, South Korea, and the United States. He is also the co-author of a book about alternative medicine.

In China, Dr. Wang graduated from two medical schools with a total of eight years of formal medical education, including Modern Medicine, TCM, and Acupuncture. He was recognized as one of the top young acupuncturists in China in 1991, just before coming to the United States.

From 1987 to 1991, Dr. Wang served as a physician to the Polish Consulate in Guangzhou, China.

Timeline
  • China
  • 1978

    Studied at Henan Chinese Medical University in Henan, China

  • 1983

    Intern and Resident Physician at Luoyang-Yiyang Hospital, Luoyang, China

  • 1985

    Became a Fellow of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture at Guangzhou Chinese Medical University

  • 1988

    Physician to Polish Consulate, Guangzhou, China

  • 1991

    Selected by the Chinese Government as one of the top sixty youngest acupuncturists in all of China

  • America
  • 1991

    Dr. Wang at the Northwest Acupuncture Center in Chicago (1991). The president of the center, Dr. William Dunbar, asked Dr. Wang to demonstrate acupuncture techniques to the staff and students.

  • Visiting Professor, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA 

  • 1992

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

  • 1995

    Invited by SinoVision to host an acupuncture TV program.

  • Invited by the Chinese Voice for a thirty-minute acupuncture radio program, New York, USA 

  • 1996

    Invited again by the SinoVision for another thirty-minute acupuncture TV program in New York, USA.

  • Invited by the International Channel for a thirty-minute acupuncture TV program in Los Angeles, USA.

  • 1999

    Research Scientist, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

  • 2000

    Collected in “Who’s Who”, New York, USA

  • 2001

    Invited as a main speaker in the FACES conference to talk about the treatment of epilepsy by Chinese herbs, New York, NY, USA

  • 2002
    Dr. Wang with Dr. Donald Kotler, M.D. at Columbia University
    Dr. Wang and Dr. Donald Kotler, M.D. and Chief of one of the departments at Columbia University (2002).
    Dr. Wang with Dr. Holt, M.D. and Dr. Ari Kapetanakis
    Dr. Wang with Dr. Holt, M.D.(middle) and Chief of one of the departments in Columbia University (2002). On the left is the famous Greek doctor Ari Kapetanakis.

    At this time, Dr. Wang was a research scientist and visiting professor at Columbia University 

  • 2004

    Interviewed by Dermatology Times

  • 2005

    Invited by Touro College to teach Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine

  • Became a Chinese Herbal Medicine and acupuncture consultant at Mount Sinai Medical School

  • 2006

    Spoke about Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture at Columbia and Harvard Universities

    Dr. Wang in the JFK room at Harvard University in 2006 when he was invited by Harvard University to talk about the comparisons between Chinese Medicine and Modern Western Medicine. The room used to be JFK’s dormitory when he attended Harvard University as a student. It was later converted to a hotel for Harvard University guests.
  • 2007

    Invited by KSO2 Sphinxtv NEWS to talk about acupuncture

  • 2009

    Invited by CBS NEWS to talk about acupuncture and modern medicine with Dr. Lapook.

  • 2010

    Invited by both New York University Medical School and Mount Sinai Medical School to lecture about acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine

  • 2011

    Invited by the Colgate Company and New York University Medical School to talk about acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

  • 2014

    Awarded and Honored by the American Traditional Chinese Medicine Society Conference with Excellence in Performance, Commitment, and Dedication. Interviewed and quoted by China Daily focusing on Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • 2015

    Invited by Baruch College to lecture on “The Differences between TCM, Acupuncture and Modern Western Medicine”

  • Lectured on three occasions to worldly acclaimed Acupuncturist groups: The International TCM Union, American TCMAAA, and The International Taiji and Qigong Wellbeing Group on “Situ Zhen(司徒铃针法), Jinsan Zhen(靳三针针法), Tang Zhen(糖针) and The Three Basic Skills for Doctors” via WeChat.

  • 2016

    Honored Professor in his first medical school: Henan University of TCM

    Invited as one of the main speakers at the 2016 Forum for Health Industry Cooperation China-Lusophony-Ibero-America, in Lisbon, Portugal. The picture above is with the former Health Administrator of Portugal at Forum.
  • Spoke about Tangzhen 糖针/怡针/舒针 (Comfortable Acupuncture or Pleasant Acupuncture) at Harvard University Hospital

  • 2017

    Invited by Cornell University Medical School to lecture about acupuncture

  • Dr. Wang was invited to be on TV with George Lopez.

  • 2018

    Dr. Wang was honored as Vice-Chairperson of the 1st Board of Specialty Committee of Head Acupuncture

  • 2019

    Dr. Wang appeared on an episode of “Try Living With Lucie”

  • 2020

    Dr. Wang treated NBA star Cole Anthony on “Gettin’ to the Point”

  • Dr. Wang treated social media star Overtime Megan on “Gettin’ to the Point”

  • 2021

    Dr. Wang treated NBA trainer Chris Brickley on “Gettin’ to the Point”

  • Dr. Wang was interviewed for an NBC News article regarding Gua Sha.