Jingduan Yang, MD, is a respected scholar, teacher and prominent practitioner of Chinese medicine, Integrative Medicine and Psychiatry. A 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 at the WHO Collaborative Center of Mental Health in Shanghai, China. He completed a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University; residency training in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia; and an Integrative medicine fellowship at the University of Arizona, led by Dr. Andrew Weil.
Dr. Yang is the founder and medical director of the Yang Institute of Integrative Medicine, with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, and New Jersey; and is also the director of the Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program at the Jefferson Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine in Philadelphia. He has recently published a textbook for medical professionals: The Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine, by Oxford University Press.
In his clinical practice, Dr. Yang emphasizes a philosophy of integrating the emotional, the physical, the biochemical and the spiritual in order to improve the lives of his patients.