License: Pennsylvania #MD-422505
Institution: Thomas Jefferson University & University of Arizona
In practice since: 2003
A foremost expert in the field of integrative medicine, Dr. Yang draws upon a strong foundation that incorporates a solid understanding of Chinese medicine coupled with a distinguished medical education. A board-certified psychiatrist and fifth-generation teacher and practitioner of Chinese medicine, Dr. Yang was trained in neurology and psychiatry at the prestigious Fourth Military Medical University in Xian and WHO Collaborative Center of Mental Health in Shanghai, China. He was a visiting research fellow in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University; psychiatry resident at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and Integrative medicine fellow in University of Arizona led by Dr. Andrew Weil.
He is the director of the Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program at the Jefferson Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at the Thomas Jefferson Hospital. Dr. Yang is also part of the faculty at the Integrative Medicine Center of the University of Arizona. In addition to his vast academic achievements, he is a board member of the International Organization of Integrative Mental Health.
Dr. Yang is the author of “Facing East” that introduces wisdom of Chinese medicine on health of mind, body and spirit for modern age.