Our Faculty

Yongxin Fan, MD (China), LAc

Department of Integral Studies

BMed, Beijing College of Acupuncture and Orthopedics, 1991

Yongxin Fan is an accomplished instructor of traditional Chinese tuina. He practiced and taught as an attending medical doctor and instructor at the Acupuncture Institute at the Chinese National Academy of TCM and at the Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center. A member of AOBTA, Yongxin Fan has lectured and worked as a visiting professor in Holland, Germany, and Japan. He has more than 16 years of clinical experience and his research has been published in the National Journal of TCM.

He specializes in applying an integrated therapy consisting of acupuncture, herbs, and tuina to treat various pain syndromes, including acute and chronic articulation and muscle injury lumbago, recovery from fractures, and headaches. Such integrative treatment is a hallmark of his approach to common ailments such as stress, allergies, insomnia, and gastrointestinal disorders. Fan has been on the faculty at AOMA since 2002.

Research Areas

Pain; soft tissue injury; musculoskeletal and degenerative joint disorders

Professional Memberships

American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia
China Organization for Acupuncture and Moxibustion

Licenses and Certifications

Certified instructor of AOBTA
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners Acupuncture License

Honors and Awards

Excellence in Teaching Award – International Acupuncture Training Center, Beijing, China

Publications

1. The nerve root type cervical spondylopathy treated by massotherapy with an observation of microcirculation in the affected limb. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Chinese). Volume 19, 1999.

2. Treatment of congenital dislocation of the hip joint with traditional Chinese medicine. The Journal of Beijing College of Acupuncture and Orthopedics. Volume 1, 1991.

3. Fan, Y. Treatment of Soft Tissue Injuries. Traditional Chinese Medicine Publishing House. 1995.

4. Fan, Y. One Hundred Tuina Techniques. Traditional Chinese Medicine Publishing House. 1992.

5. Fan, Y. The Clinical Handbook of Traditional Chinese Medicine Orthopedics. Traditional Chinese Medicine Publishing House. 1991.

Presentations

Sports Injury. Southwest Symposium. Austin, TX, March 2008

KXAN Smoke Out.  Austin, TX, November 2008

Gila Corporation. October, 2008