Leon Chen, OMD

Leon Chen, OMD

Leon Chen, OMD

Dr. Chen's unique background combines education, theory and practice of eastern and western medicine, integrating both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Orthopedics. A 1985 graduate of Gansu College of TCM, he became a full professor of Chinese medicine and O.M.D specializing in Acupuncture and Tuina. He also had an MD in Orthopedics and was head of a large hospital department of orthopedic surgery in China. Currently Dr. Chen is licensed for acupuncture and bodywork in the US.

Dr. Chen has published twenty-three medical papers and four medical books on subjects ranging from orthopedic diagnostic methods to bone setting and joint disorders. At Gansu College Dr. Chen conducted research on herbal treatments for osteoporosis, arthritis and other musculoskeletal diseases. He holds a Chinese patent for an herbal paste to stop swelling and relieve pain. He has held numerous academic posts including editorial board member of the Chinese Journal of TCM, Vice President of the World Federation of TCM Orthopedics, and Vice Chief Editor of the World Journal of TCM Orthopedics. His ideas and communication skills have given him the opportunity to speak at world symposiums in Beijing, Hongkong, Japan and Malaysia. An article in the February 18, 2003 edition of the Lanzhou Daily newspaper, described Dr. Chen as "a famous expert in TCM orthopedics and traumatology."

Dr. Chen is a Qigong Master who has published articles about the results of his research, practice, and teaching of the Dunhuang Qigong method, an ancient self-healing practice depicted on the walls of the ancient Mogao Caves in the Gansu Province of China.