Jingduan Yang, MD, is a leading physician, board-certified psychiatrist, foremost integrative medicine expert, and fifth-generation teacher and practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, specializing in clinical acupuncture.
A sought-after speaker, author, and educator, Dr. Yang is known for pioneering a holistic approach to health that focuses on finding the root causes of disease in the physical, biochemical, bioenergetic, and spiritual dimensions of the human body. He is loved by those who know him for his tireless dedication to improving the lives of his patients, and the public, through practice and education.
Dr. Yang’s knowledge is the culmination of 30 years of training, teaching, and clinical experience in the fundamentals of traditional Chinese medicine and integrative medicine, coupled with a distinguished formal education at prestigious medical universities in China, Australia, the U.S., and U.K.
Dr. Yang practices his evidence-based, cutting-edge medicine as medical director of the eponymous Yang Institute of Integrative Medicine, which serves patients in the northeast with three locations, including Manhattan.
The institute’s impressive range of successful clinical therapies, together with Dr. Yang’s dedication to helping his patients achieve their optimal health, has attracted mainstream media attention from the New York Times magazine, ABC, NBC, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, and many others.
Dr. Yang is a faculty member at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine, former assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Yang received his training in neurology and psychiatry at the prestigious Fourth Military Medical University in Xian, China, and the WHO Collaborative Mental Health Center in Shanghai.
He completed a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University, residency training in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and a Bravewell Fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.
Dr. Yang is a sought-after speaker, and author of two books: “FacingEast: Ancient Health and Beauty Secrets for the Modern Age,” in collaboration with noted designer and fashion icon Norma Kamali, and “Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine,” a textbook resource for modern healthcare professionals seeking effective and efficient knowledge about acupuncture and ancient Chinese medicine, published by Oxford University Press, with co-author Dr. Daniel Monti.
Whether providing strategies to eliminate stress and psychological imbalances, offering ways to enhance one’s physical appearance, or presenting complementary methods to conventional therapeutic modalities, Dr. Yang is dedicated to advancing an integrative, whole-person approach to improving the lives of his patients, and the public in general.
As such, he is a founding board member of the nonprofit International Network of Integrative Mental Health, which is dedicating to improving public access to integrative medicine modalities.
He is also the founder and president of the American Institute for Clinical Acupuncture, which will launch certification CME courses on clinical acupuncture in the Fall of 2018 for physicians who wish to incorporate acupuncture into their practices.