LicensedAcupuncturist, Certified and Licensed Chinese Herbalist
Centerfor Integrative and Lifestyle Medicine
Yanming achieved his postgraduate andmedical degrees after 8 years of study with high honors status from HubeiUniversity of Chinese Medicine (five years) and Tongji Medical University(three years) located in Wuhan, China. For several years thereafter, Yanming was a staff physician at the UnionHospital of Tongji Medical University. Yanming departed China for further advanced studies at the University ofLeuven (Belgium) where he earned his PhD in Medical Science. While in Belgium,Yanming was also able to acquire his license to practice as an acupuncturist.
Yanming has published over 30peer-reviewed articles and several chapters in academic journals andprofessional medical textbooks on the topic of Traditional Chinese and Western medicine. He has also been a primary investigator in acupunctureand Chinese herbal therapy clinical research at the Cleveland Clinic.
Yanming is board certified by theNational Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine(NCCAOM), and he is licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio as anAcupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist.
Yanming has wide clinical experiencewith patients having diverse health needs and varied disease conditions. Heoffers acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapies at the Center for Integrative andLifestyle Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic with a clinical focus on, but notlimited to:
Pain management: neck pain, lower back pain, headache/migraine, arthritis, sports injuries, fibromyalgia
Women’s health: menopause, infertility, menstrual disorders
Digestive disorders: acid reflux, leaky gut syndrome, constipation or diarrhea, colitis
Allergies: seasonal or food-based allergies
Cancer-related health concerns as a side effect to chemotherapy and radiation such as: nausea, vomiting, fatigue, peripheral neuropathy
Mind and mood issues: stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia
Wellness: improving energy, enhancing immunity