Lixing Lao, MD, PhD, LAc

Lixing Lao, MD, PhD, LAc, is a senior researcher and an acupuncture
clinician with The Center for Integrative Medicine at the University Of
Maryland School Of Medicine, Baltimore, and directs the center’s research
program in traditional Chinese medicine.
He is principal investigator and co- investigator on a number of clinical
trials and preclinical studies in acupuncture funded by the NIH and
Department of Defense.
Widely recognized for his unique contributions to acupuncture
research methodology, specifically in the area of placebo controls, he
publishes and lectures extensively in this field.
Dr Lao was trained at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese
Medicine and has a doctorate in physiology from the University of
Maryland.
An experienced clinician, Dr Lao practices acupuncture and traditional
Chinese medicine, including Tui Na and herbal medicine.

CHANG KIM, L.Ac

Chang Kim, L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.(NCCAOM), Ph.D, DOMA, MSOM is a licensed acupuncturist in the State of Virginia and California, and a professor of acupuncture and oriental medicine with more than 18 years of clinical and teaching experience in Korea, Canada and the United States. Now he is the Dean of Clinic at Virginia University of Oriental Medicine (VUOM).

Education
He received his Masters degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from the Dongguk Royal University in Los Angeles, California, and he has achieved the highest level of training in Acupuncture available in the United States: Ph.D. of Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture from Yuin University and Doctor of Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture (DOMA) from Life University in Los Angeles, California.

Skills

  • TCM(Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Acupuncture
  • TUI Na(Chinese Chiropractic Therapy) treatment
  • Hand & Foot Reflexology and Ear Acupuncture
  • Sa Am Acupuncture (Korean 4 Needle Technique)
  • Master Tong's acupuncture
  • Classical Five-Element Acupuncture

    Specialties

  • Pain Control
  • Allergies
  • Weight Management
  • Stress Management, Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia
  • Musculoskeletal disorders & Immune Disorders
  • Infertility, Women's health
  • Preventive Care & Maintenance
  • Newton Lee, L.Ac. M.Ac. Dipl.Ac.

    Newton Lee, L.Ac. M.Ac. Dipl.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist, is a Korean-American, born in Fairfax, Virginia. His father, a Doctor of Naturopathy and an apprentice of acupuncture introduced him to oriental medicine.
    He graduated from James Madison University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. He received his Masters degree in Acupuncture from the acclaimed Tai Sophia Institute, the very first accredited graduate school for acupuncture in the U.S., undergoing an extensive 3-year program of study in Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
    He has trained under many established practitioners with origins from all over the world including China, Korea, Japan, France, Russia and Italy. He is also trained as a NADA Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist for substance abuse recovery, and is the NADA Supervisor for the Prince William County Community Services Board. He is the Associate Dean of Clinical Education at Virginia University of Oriental Medicine(VUOM).
    Acupuncture is a science and an art, and as an art it has many styles. Newton is trained in various styles of acupuncture and uses an integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Japanese Meridian Therapy, Auricular Acupuncture, Dr. Tan’s Balance Method, and Classical Five-Element Acupuncture in order to achieve the best results for his patients.
    He is committed to the ultimate safety and comfort of his patients at all times, and focuses on using gentle hands and painless needling technique. The needs of each patient are at the forefront in determining treatment strategies, as each treatment is tailored to the individual.
    Newton truly enjoys helping patients get better and stay better. He treats every patient with compassion and non-judgment.

    Hoyoon Chong, L.Ac.

    After studying biology in US Irvine, CA, Hoyoon decided to become a doctor of oriental medicine followed by his father and grandfather who are also doctors in this field.
    Receiving his Masters Degree in Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, He finally became the third generation doctor of oriental medicine, national board certified acupuncturist licensed in the state of Illinois.
    Hoyoon believes that wellness is rooted not only in the condition of the body, but in the spirit as well.
    Therefore, it is essential that we become aware of the ways our bodies work so we can learn how to take care of ourselves.
    Hoyoon continues to study Oriental Medicine and supplemental therapies to enhance the scope of his treatments and offer a wide variety of therapies.