Xiaowen He, Licensed Acupuncturist (L. Ac.) is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the United States, and licensed by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners in Georgia and by the State of Virginia.
Xiaowen He first started to practice acupuncture in 1968 in the rural Xi’an Province, where medicine was sparingly available and its benefits profoundly influenced him. Later, He studied both western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, including acupuncture, at the Xi’an Jiaotong University School. During his postgraduate career, he studied at the Shanghai Institute of Neuroscience under the tutelage of Dr. Xiangdong Zhang, world-renowned brain scientist and founding father of neuroscience research in China.
Under Chinese Chairman Deng XiaoPing’s Reforms in 1985, Dr. He was one of the first wave of international scholars selected to study abroad and was accepted at the Wurzburg University School of Medicine in Germany. There he obtained a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree in the field of Neuroscience and studied under Director Robert Franz Schmidt, a professor emeritus and the Director of the Institute of Physiology. After completion of his Doctoral degree in Germany, Dr. He went to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN to complete his postdoctoral study. At the Mayo Clinic, during his four years of postdoctoral research in the fields of molecular biology, gene therapy and immunology, Dr. He focused on Western medical applications to the practice of genetics.
In 2008, Dr. He joined Dr. Zhong at HZ Acupuncture and has been practicing ever since, developing a unique set of acupressure procedures for treating PTSD, chronic pain, and other ailments. Dr. He had also developed specializations in treating sever pain and stress induced disorders.
Wanyun Zhong, Licensed Acupuncturist (L. Ac.) is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in the United States, and licensed by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners in the State of Georgia and the State of Tennessee and Virginia.
Wanyun Zhong has been established and practicing private care acupuncture to great success since 2004. Wanyun Zhong first focused on acupuncture in 1970 during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. She studied and taught at the Xi’an Jiatong University School of Medicine.
Later, Wanyun Zhong was very fortunate to be chosen as one of the few selected postdoctoral scholars to study under the renowned physiologist and acupuncturist Zong-lian Hou, where she studied the effectiveness of Acupuncture in Anesthesia and treatments. Traditionally, the best kept secret techniques are only passed from one generation to another or through this kind of close mentorship.
Later, she served as an attending neurologist in Department of Neurology and the person in charge of the Electromyography lab at China-Japan Friendship hospital before moving to the United States. There, she studied rheumatology and Immunology at Mayo Clinic for several years, as well as Neuroscience and Gene Therapy as a specialist at St. Jude’s Children’s Research hospital, and coauthored more than 20 published articles in various medical journals.
In 2003, Dr. Zhong began her Acupuncture Practice first in Memphis then moved to Atlanta in 2004. Her specialties in acupuncture are closely related to internal medicine and dealing with rare challenging cases.