Biao Lu, L.Ac., O.M.D.
Dr. Biao Lu has been practicing acupuncture since 1984. As a special privilege for being the top student in his class, he was awarded the chance to study specialized acupuncture techniques with several world-renowned acupuncturists – Professor Zheng Kui Shan, with whom he further refined his acupuncture techniques, and Professor Yang Jia San, one of the premier acupuncturists in China who was featured in Bill Moyer’s ‘Healing and the Mind’ program on PBS. During this time, he learned special acupuncture techniques known as “Setting the Mountain on Fire” and “Penetrating Heaven’s Coolness” – two techniques rarely practiced in the West, but which are extremely effective for immunological and neurological disorders, as well as all types of pain conditions that have not been alleviated through other healing modalities. Before coming to Los Angeles, Dr. Lu was the Chief Acupuncture Physician at Dong Zhi Men Hospital in Beijing, which was featured in Bill Moyer’s ‘Mysteries of Qi’ series. Dr. Lu is an expert in QiGong healing and specializes in male infertility, dermatology, psoriasis, eczema, allergies, asthma, and all kinds of pain conditions.
“Achieving success in healing is like achieving success in life. To succeed in healing, as in life, one must have clarity, patience and unshakeable faith.” - Dr. Biao Lu
Shiaoting Jing, Ph.D., O.M.D.
Dr. Shiao-Ting Jing comes from a family whose knowledge of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine stretches back many generations. She has a passion for the profound philosophy and practice of this medicine and its ability to balance body, mind, and spirit. She was interested in healing from childhood, and after graduating from an eight-year O.M.D. training program, decided to specialize in obstetrics and gynecology. She apprenticed with Dr. Zhang Ren Yi, a seventh-generation Ob/Gyn specialist, and gained great success in treating gynecological issues as a young doctor.
After losing a close family member to an autoimmune condition, she pursued further training in this area, apprenticing with the notable Professors Shang Xin Men and Lu Ren He at Dong Zhi Men Hospital in Beijing. She was engaged in award-winning research studies as well as clinical practice in using TCM to treat kidney failure, deepening her knowledge of herbology. She became a teacher, intern supervisor, and a chief physician at Beijing Immunology Hospital.
Upon coming to Los Angeles, Dr. Jing completed her Ph.D. at American Liberty University in Fullerton, California. Dr. Jing’s practice emphasizes gynecology, infertility, autoimmune disorders and pediatrics, as well as issues in general practice.
Both Dr. Jing and Dr. Lu are on the faculty of Yo San University in Los Angeles and Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica. They have maintained a practice in the Los Angeles & Santa Monica area for over twenty years.
“The most skilled doctor studies people first and medicine second, to maintain each patient at their highest state of physical and spiritual balance.” - Dr. Shiaoting Jing
Florence Lim, L.Ac., DAOM
Dr. Florence Lim’s interest in holistic healing and wellness brought her to China, where she obtained her medical degree specializing in Traditional Chinese Medicine after completing a 6-year training program at Shanghai University of TCM. During the course of her studies, she earned the highest honors in her class in the fields of TCM Gynecology and Acupuncture. She completed her residency at Shanghai’s renowned East-West integrative hospitals, namely Shu Guang Hospital and Rui Jin Hospital, where her clinical studies focused on an East-West integrative approach to treating gastrointestinal, gynecological, and autoimmune issues. Dr. Lim was also one of the first in California to obtain a clinical doctoral degree specializing in TCM reproductive medicine and infertility at Yo San University of TCM in Los Angeles, CA, where she completed an extensive literature review synthesis regarding the integrated use of Chinese medicine and Western medicine to treat immunological recurrent miscarriage.
Dr. Lim has also trained with Dr. Jason and Linda Hao at the Neuro-Acupuncture Institute in New Mexico; she uses scalp acupuncture techniques to treat a range of neurological diseases.
Dr. Florence Lim emphasizes using an integrative approach that includes acupuncture and herbal treatment, as well as lifestyle, diet, nutritional counseling, and western diagnostic methods when necessary. An avid practitioner of the meditative movement art of Tai Ji Quan for more than 20 years, Florence Lim won first place for her performances in both the Shaolin sword and 24-movement standard Tai Ji Quan sequence at the Zhejiang International Martial Arts Conference in Hang Zhou, China in 2003.
“All healing must first begin with the heart. The physician must have not only an infinite knowledge of medicine, but also be sensitive to the patient’s emotional and spiritual needs so as to facilitate healing on all levels.” - Dr. Florence Erman Lim
Miao Miao, L.Ac
Miao is the current faculty member of Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine teaching Chinese Herbal Formulas. She has a strong background in the Ancient Chinese language and philosophy that built up her unique and critical thinking of philosophy and wisdom, the foundation of Chinese medicine. Growing up with this medicine, the idea of healing and disease prevention happening in every meal and breath was deeply rooted in her blood. Through the years of studies at Yo San Traditional Chinese Medicine University blessed by a non-stopped 39th Generations Ni family inherited TCM practice, Miao explored a further and deeper view of Daoism meditation, Qi Gong, and Longevity medicine and nutrition. Miao sees every patient as some part unique even with the same disease or same condition, and the patient’s inner balance is also changing along with emotional status or environmental energy shifting. Therefore, she always treats patients “at the moment”.
Miao received her MATCM from Yo San University of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and is continuing her Doctoral at Yo San specializing in Women’s Health. She also got Tan Balancing acupuncture training with Dr. Sonia Tan, Master Tung points, and 5-elements acupuncture technique with Dr. Neil R Gumenick. Miao has followed Dr. Huabing Wen to learn Classic Shang Han Schools in depth as well as TCM oncology, neurology, and internal medicine.
Miao believes TCM is a perfect balance and combination of Science and Art, we must be accurate on the degree of Yin and Yang, timing, qi direction, dosage, and combinations. Meanwhile, we can always be creative on apply Yin Yang, 5- elements theory in patients’ care. Miao can always provide her patients suggestions to use sound, smell, taste, color, material, and exercise to adjust their living environment and daily routine, eventually achieving a dynamic balance body physically, mentally spiritually, and harmonizing with the environment.