Dr. Minan YAO (Aaron) – Acupuncture, Therapeutic Massage, and Herbal Medicine
Dr. Minan YAO is a fully qualified and senior medical doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), who has a master’s degree from Hunan TCM University in China and has over 10 years of work experience in acupuncture, therapeutic massage, herbal medicine, and modern medicinal practice. He used to work as a doctor and a teaching assistant at the Specialist Unit on Acupuncture and Pain Relief Department at Ruikang Hospital in Nanning, Guangxing Province, which is the second affiliated hospital to Guangxi TCM university in China for over 4 years. He then was employed as a senior remote site doctor at International SOS (Beijing), where he was assigned to remote sites in China, Angola, and DR Congo to provide medical services and advice for both local workforces and expatriates from 2013 to 2020. With proficiency at both TCM and modern medicine practice, he has earned a reputation as an excellent professional doctor from both his patients and colleagues.
Dr. YAO is versatile in using herbal medicines, acupuncture, and therapeutic massage (integration of Chinese Tuina massage, osteopath) to treat diseases, especially those related to the respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, and digestive system. He also has rich herbal medicine knowledge as an accredited TCM pharmacist in China. In addition, he has been a certified Basic Life Support (BLS) provider, Advanced Life Support (ACLS) provider, and International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) provider since 2013.