Dr. M. Hashemipour Moussavi’s medical background includes more than 20 years’ training in Western and traditional Chinese medicine in Iran, China, and the U.S. After earning a Western medical doctorate in Iran, Dr. Hashemi continued his studies at the prestigious Beijing University of Chinese medicine, completing a clinical Ph.D. degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Dr. Hashemi also worked as a professor at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, where he researched and taught integrative medicine for more than seven years. In addition to his Ph.D. in acupuncture and Chinese medicine, Dr. Hashemi is a TuiNa master, holding an advanced certificate in TuiNa (Chinese body work) from Dongzhimen Hospital affiliated to Beijing University of Chinese Medicine.
As part of his clinical experience, Dr. Hashemi was selected to work as an integrative medicine doctor in the Olympic village during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, applying acupuncture and TuiNa healing modalities for world-class athletes. He also performed similar work during the Asian Games of 2010. These two events refined his experience in TCM-based sports medicine and opened his path to teaching many intensive courses in the field of TuiNa and sports medicine.
In the United States, Dr. Dr Hashemi became academic dean and faculty member at New York College of Health Professions, and has also passed the USMLE step 2 (United States medical licensing exam). He compiled and edited a book in the field of Oriental medicine, Diagnostics, which was published by PMPH in 2008, and he is a council member of the specialty committee of Internal Medicine in the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society (WFCMS). Dr. Hashemi has a special interest in mind-body disorders and pain management including fibromyalgia disorder, chronic fatigue syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, and musculoskeletal disorders.