・Over 30 years of clinical experience in Chinese and Japanese style acupuncture.
Owner of private acupuncture practice treating 30 patients daily.
・1979 - present The Chinese Acupuncture Office, Tokyo, Japan. Owner, three member staff.
・1974 - 1979 The Chinese Acupuncture
Hospital. Tokyo, Japan. Owner, eight member staff.
Treated sixty patients daily.
LICENCES AND HONORS
・2005 Recognition as one of the Top 100 Health Professionals by International
Biographical Centre, England
・2003 Award for International Health
Professional of the Year 2003, UK
・2002 Continuing Education Provider License, USA
・2001 Featured in 18th edition of
Who’s Who in the World, USA
・1977 - present Licensed Certified
Acupuncturist, State of California,
・1976 Award of Excellency from Chinese
Acupuncture Association, China
・1974 - present President of International
Acupuncture Association of Japan.
・1973 - present Acupuncture License of Japan
・1973 - present Moxibustion License of Japan
・1978 Received a Degree as Doctor of Oriental Medicine from College of Oriental
・1974 Graduated from Doctor Wu Wei Ping’s Chinese Acupuncture Hospital, China
・1973 Graduated from Toyo
Acupuncture and Moxibustion
・1972 Graduated from Meishinkai
Acupuncture Academy, Japan
・1972 Graduated from Doctor Liu’s Acupuncture Clinic, China
・Broad knowledge of Chinese
・Languages: English and
In 1969, I became interested in acupuncture
treatment and attended Toyo
After that, I went to China and became an apprentice to Dr. Wu Wei-Ping* and
Dr. Ryu Chen-Rin.* In 1974, I returned to Japan and started demonstrating
Chinese acupuncture treatments at the Pacific Hotel in Shinagawa for 6 months.
Then I established the Chinese
in Shibuya. It was Japan’s
first Chinese style acupuncture office. I have given approximately 230,000
treatments in 30 years. I combined the best elements of Japanese and Chinese
acupuncture methods and developed my own method, while not depending on any
・In December 1976, William G. Preacher* (former fellow classmate) and Nobert
A. Marz* invited me to give demonstrations of Acupuncture in New York City.
・In 1976, Edward Y.K
Chew* and I researched the Umebari Method in Japan at Al Abelino’s* request.
The results were given to doctors and acupuncture practitioners in the USA,
who subsequently established the California Acupuncture Board and began issuing
acupuncture licenses in 1977.
・In January 1977, Edward
Y.K. Chew* (former fellow classmate) and Ted Hayashida* invited me to give
acupuncture demonstrations in Sacramento,
*Dr Wu Wei-Ping
Representative of Chinese and International
Acupuncture Associations, supported by the Government of China he traveled to
many countries and treated many patients. His ability to bridge cultural
differences through his work earned him the title of Acupuncture Ambassador.
*Dr. Ryu Chen-Rin
Long time officer of China’s
government and supported by the government he has helped numerous poor by
working as an Ambassador for free acupuncture treatment center. In 1973 he was
recognized in “Who’s Who” as a famous
*Dr. William G. Peacher, MD
Neurosurgeon in NY, he traveled to China to study
acupuncture and herbal medicine. After returning to the US, he
published acupuncture herbal medicine books. These books became standard
textbooks for acupuncture schools.
*Norbert A. Marz
He used to be a stage makeup artist in Germany. He was
head hunted by Elizabeth Arden and opened his own style beauty salon, in the
NY’s Gucci building, together with their Esthetic Salon. He believed in always
staying young and recommended acupuncture as the best treatment due to its lack
of chemical ingredients or side effects.
*Edward Y.K. Chew
Dr. Ted Hayashida’s long time friend and my
best friend, he studied at the Chinese
ran by Dr. Wu Wei-Ping. After returning to Sacramento,
CA in the US he was licensed and opened his
own acupuncture clinic. He was an adviser and contributed research to the state
of CA while Acupuncture Licensing Requirements were being drafted.
*Dr. Ted Hayashida, L.Ac, PhD
Immigrated to the US in his childhood. He practiced
acupuncture in California
before starting to work on Acupuncture Requirements. When the state of CA
embarked on writing Acupuncture licensing requirements they turned to
practicing acupuncturists. As a result, Dr. Hayashi became a member of the board. Eventually, the
Acupuncture Board drafted legal requirements for Acupuncture Licensing in California.
Officer of Acupuncture Board of California,
he contributed valuable research on acupuncture to the board.