Education and Training in Acupuncture, Western Medicine and TCM

acupuncture in Gainesville, Ocala and The Villages

Dr. Yang was trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture and Western Medicine for five years at Yunnan College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and three years at Hunan Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. Dr. Yang trained a total of eight years to earn his medical degree.

He practiced as a medical doctor in major hospitals in China for 16 years since 1986 where he was a physician of integrative medicine combining Western medicine with acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine on research and practice in Internal Medicine and Gerontology. He has over 28 years of experience on clinical teaching and research on acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Academic Professor in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Dr. Yang completed many research projects that focused on acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine for pain, mental disorders, cardiovascular disorders, insomnia, diabetes, stroke rehabilitation, and reducing the side effects of Western Medications. He also co-authored 8 books in acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and published over 10 research articles on acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.

He has been actively teaching acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in the United States since 2001. He was an instructor, supervisor, and clinic director at Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando. Currently, Dr. Yang also teaches at Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine in Gainesville.

Clinical Experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

His clinical experience includes internal medicine, pain management, neurological and psychological/emotional disorders, cardiovascular disorders, including musculoskeletal disorders. These include chronic pain, Bell’s palsy, facial spasms, stroke rehabilitation, peripheral neuropathy, tremors, restless leg syndrome; emotional disorders resulting from stress, including anxiety, depression, insomnia, chronic fatigue, gastrointestinal disorders, hypothyroidism, arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation/sick sinus syndrome, PMS, menopause, endometriosis, women/men problems, allergies, sinusitis, skin rashes, eczema and acne.

Dr. Yang brings his vast experience to bear against almost anything that ails the human body. Whether you have pain, allergies, stress, digestive problems, hair loss, hot flashes, etc., Dr. Yang can usually help you return to a better quality of life with a stronger immune system. Those who have been treated by him are truly amazed by his kind nature and safe, effective touch.

Specialized Protocols of Treatment with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Dr. Yang specializes in the treatment of chronic pain, fatigue, insomnia and emotion related disorders. Utilizing acupuncture and electro-acupuncture, many of his patients experience a sense of peace and relaxation after their first treatment.

He has had success using acupuncture in the treatment of neurological diseases such as essential tremor, facial paralysis, restless legsyndrome and peripheral neuropathy.

Dr. Yang specializes in the treatment of chronic pain, chronic fatigue, insomnia and psychological/emotional related disorders such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, ADD/ADHD. Utilizing acupuncture, electro-acupuncture and ear acupuncture, many of his patients experience a sense of peace and relaxation after their first treatment.

Dr. Yang success treats neurological diseases using acupuncture. These conditions include essential tremor, facial paralysis, restless leg syndrome and peripheral neuropathy.

Dr. Yang combines acupuncture with Chinese herbal formulas to improve syndromes of cardiovascular disease such as arrhythmia including atrial fibrillation, sick sinus syndrome, chronic heart failure, pseudo-hypertension, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, Raynaud’s disease and thromboangiitis obliterans.

He also treats hormonal imbalances, relieving symptoms and problems related to PMS, abnormal menstruation, endometriosis, menopause and hypothyroidism. Combining acupuncture and herbal formulas, he has been able to help with male sexual dysfunction.

He has great success treating acne, developing specialized acupuncture protocols and herbal formulas specific to each patient’s type of acne. Most patients will see a positive response within the first week of treatment.

Dr. Yang’s designed protocols based on his research and clinical experience are beneficial to clinical practice, the protocol of Shen treatment with electro-acupuncture stimulation is one of samples. An acupuncture practitioner commented, “I’ve been experimenting with and using your Shen treatment protocol with excellent success on a large number of patients. I’m curious if you have any other electro-acupuncture stimulation protocols that you have personally found successful as I am very interested in increasing my clinical efficacy. I would greatly appreciate it if you could provide any information regarding them.”

(Please note: Shen in Traditional Chinese Medicine is similar to the mind and relates to the mental, emotions and physical functions, etc.)


Selected Publications
1. Hu, X.J, Yang, X.G, et al, Clinic Observation on the Efficacy Enhancing and Toxicity Attenuating Effect of NuzhenYangyin Granule to the Anti-Parkinsonism Therapy Mainly with MedopaChinese Journal of Integrated Traditional andWestern Medicine, P.R. China, No.11, 2003.
2.   Yang, X.G, et al., Zhongfeng Xikong treatment with 36 cases for sequels of stroke, Hunan Integrated Traditional and Western medicine Conference, Changsha, P.R.China, 2000.
3.    Liu, L.Y, Yang, X.G, et al. Studies on neuro-immunological regulation of senile rats by using the principle of replenishing Qi and promoting blood circulation, Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine, P.R. China, No.10, 1997.
4.    Yang, X.G, Peng, Y.G, et al. Nao meishu keli treatment with 32 case studies for Atheroslerosis of the brain, Hunan Guiding Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology, P.R. China, No.4, 1997.
5.   Liu, L.Y, Yang, X.G, et al. Brief review of replenishing Qi and promoting blood circulation methods for slowing the aging process, Hunan Traditional Chinese Medicine Magazine, P.R. China, No.2.1997
6.   Yu, Z. K, Yang, X.G, et al. Combination of Chinese-Western medicine and Western medicine treatment with 61 cases studies for viral myocarditis, Hunan Guiding Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology, P.R. China, No.5, 1995.
7.   Yang, X.G. Reducing phlegm and remove blood stasis Treatment for Insomnia, Hunan Guiding Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology, P.R. China, No.2, 1995
8.   Yang, X.G. Introducing experiences of treatment for obstinate difficult treatment diseases, Hunan Traditional Chinese Medicine Magazine, P.R. China, No.1, 1990
9.  Song, L. Z, Yang, X.G. et al., Zhonghua Herbal Medicine; Clinical Research, Experiential and Documentary Monographs (Zhong Hua Ben Cao), Shanghai Science and Technology  press, P.R. China, 1998
10.  Hu, L.Z, Yang, X.G., et al., Syndrome differentiation and treatment of Internal Medicine, Hunan Science and Technology press, P.R. China, 1995
11.  He, Q.H, Yang, X.G. et al. Outline of Diagnosis and Treatment of Diseases with Traditional Chinese Medicine, World Books Press Company, P.R. China, 1997
12. Sun, G. Y, Yang, X.G, et al. Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment for Inflammatory Lesions, Chinese Medical Secience and Technology Press, P.R. China, 1990
(Please note: All selected documents are in Chinese without English translation)