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Revolutionary Mental Health Care
We recognize that mental health issue is complex and often arises from these four types of imbalances: physical, biochemical, bioenergetic and spiritual. Our integrative approach helps you achieve optimal health of the brain, body, mind, and spirit.

Our Approach
We are committed to integrating the cutting-edge medical science and technology with the ancient healing arts of acupuncture and Chinese medicine in helping people with emotional and behavioral challenges and reduce the use and side effects of medications and optimize the brain function and body health.

In addition to alleviating symptoms, we focus on addressing the root causes of illnesses and treating the whole person to generate long lasting health benefits. Guided by the principles of truthfulness and compassion, we strive to provide individualized treatments that activate the healing systems inside the body to achieve ultimate wellness of mind, body and spirit. We take pride as a trusted partner of our patients on their journey to a healthy, happy and productive life.

Our Founder
Jingduan Yang, MD
Jingduan Yang, MD, is a leading physician, board-certified psychiatrist, foremost integrative medicine expert, and fifth-generation teacher and practitioner of traditional Chinese medicine, specializing in clinical acupuncture.

A sought-after speaker, author, and educator, Dr. Yang is known for pioneering a holistic approach to health that focuses on finding the root causes of disease in the physical, biochemical, bioenergetic, and spiritual dimensions of the human body. He is loved by those who know him for his tireless dedication to improving the lives of his patients, and the public, through practice and education.

Dr. Yang’s knowledge is the culmination of 30 years of training, teaching, and clinical experience in the fundamentals of traditional Chinese medicine and integrative medicine, coupled with a distinguished formal education at prestigious medical universities in China, Australia, the U.S., and U.K.

Dr. Yang practices his evidence-based, cutting-edge medicine as medical director of the eponymous Yang Institute of Integrative Medicine, which serves patients in the northeast with three locations, including Manhattan.

The institute’s impressive range of successful clinical therapies, together with Dr. Yang’s dedication to helping his patients achieve their optimal health, has attracted mainstream media attention from the New York Times magazine, ABC, NBC, Allure, Harper’s Bazaar, and many others.

Dr. Yang is a faculty member at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine, former assistant professor of psychiatry and director of the Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture Program at the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University.

Dr. Yang received his training in neurology and psychiatry at the prestigious Fourth Military Medical University in Xian, China, and the WHO Collaborative Mental Health Center in Shanghai.

He completed a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University, residency training in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and a Bravewell Fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Yang is a sought-after speaker, and author of two books: “Facing East: Ancient Health and Beauty Secrets for the Modern Age” in collaboration with noted designer and fashion icon Norma Kamali, and “Clinical Acupuncture and Ancient Chinese Medicine” a textbook resource for modern healthcare professionals seeking effective and efficient knowledge about acupuncture and ancient Chinese medicine, published by Oxford University Press, with co-author Dr. Daniel Monti.

Whether providing strategies to eliminate stress and psychological imbalances, offering ways to enhance one’s physical appearance, or presenting complementary methods to conventional therapeutic modalities, Dr. Yang is dedicated to advancing an integrative, whole-person approach to improving the lives of his patients, and the public in general.

As such, he is a founding board member of the nonprofit International Network of Integrative Mental Health, which is dedicated to improving public access to integrative medicine modalities.

He is also the founder and president of the American Institute for Clinical Acupuncture, which will launch certification CME courses on clinical acupuncture in the Fall of 2018 for physicians who wish to incorporate acupuncture into their practices.

Dr. Yang is a prolific writer, the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, and a contributor to HuffPost and Epoch Times.

He has presented in academic institutions including Harvard University, Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, Baylor College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, and at academic conferences hosted by the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.

Dr. Yang is also a regular speaker at professional and business organizations, where he educates audiences about the virtues of integrative medicine.

In 2017, Dr. Yang was appointed by the mayor of Philadelphia to a task force dedicated to combating the national opioid crisis. As a result of his, and others, efforts, the FDA recently advised doctors to consider acupuncture as an alternative to opioids for pain management.

In his spare time, Dr. Yang is an advocate and volunteer for Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company, and a voluntary associate professor for Northern College in New York. Dr. Yang enjoys reading, swimming, and meditation.