Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, Authentic Oriental Healthcare Center

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As a senior practitioner and lecturer of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, Dr. Shanna Zhang is glad you have come to her clinical education section of the website. Dr. Shanna Zhang

  • has over 36 years of hospital and clinic experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine;
  • holds MD in Oriental Medicine from China;
  • holds Ph D in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from China;
  • is Nationally Certified in Acupuncture;
  • is Missouri Licensed Acupuncturist; An Oriental Medical Doctor;
  • Practice including Internship, Medical Residency, Medical Fellowship, and Attending physician positions;
  • has great experience in treating mental disorder (depression, anxiety, stress, dementia, etc.), gynaecology, immune disorders, pain, women’s health (irregular periods, PMS, menopause, fertility, etc.), skin conditions (rejuvenation, acne, eczema, psoriasis), allergy, and more .

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She would like to pass on her experience to the next generation of TCM practitioners, to mentor students and graduates with professional skills to benefit the community.

Students who have successfully received training from our clinic may be offered further work experience at Authentic Oriental Healthcare Center - Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in St. Louis.

Our clinic offers you the opportunity learn more about Chinese medicine from observing real cases and treatments in our clinic.

The clinical observation and training is not only suitable for Chinese medicine practitioners and students, but also for medical, allied and complementary health practitioners who have an interest in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and Chinese massage (Tui Na).

  • Medical Acupuncture (医学针灸)
  • Auricular Acupuncture (耳针)
  • Cupping (拔罐)
  • Acupressure (指压按摩)
  • Trigger point therapy (触发点治疗)
  • Electro-Stimulation Acupuncture(电刺激针灸)
  • Massage or Asian Bodywork (按摩)
  • Scalp Acupuncture (头针)
  • Moxibustion (艾灸)
  • Chinese Herbal Treatment (中药治疗)
  • Gua Sha (Scraping therapy) (刮痧)
  • Infrared (heat) therapy (红外治疗)

Especially in

  • Fertility, Weight Loss, Allergies
  • All types of pain concerns (back, neck, shoulders, tennis elbow, sciatica)
  • Headaches & migraines
  • Muscle spasms, sprains, & strains
  • Gastrointestinal Problems (IBS, constipation, diarrhea, bloating)
  • Common cold symptoms (sneezing, congestion, foggy headed)
  • Emotional and Sleep Issues (Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia, Chronic Fatigue)
  • and more

Seminars: Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinical CPD Seminars conducted by senior practitioner and lecturer Dr. Shanna Zhang, our clinic seminar program provides continuing professional development and clinical training to our team of practitioners.

Observation: Our clinic offers a clinical observation program for Chinese medicine students and graduate practitioners. You will be with senior practitioners in the Clinic to observe a consultation, diagnosis and corresponding treatment. Depending on your level of TCM education and experience, you may be involved in some of the treatments during your observation time.

Our clinic currently offers the following range of education and training programs:

  • A series of workshops and seminars throughout the year which cover TCM theory and clinical practice. Our seminars integrate Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, cupping, scrubbing, massage and diet therapy in the treatment of common diseases.
  • Our clinic offers TCM students the opportunity to observe our senior practitioners in consultation and treatment, providing additional external student clinic hours.
  • Our clinic also offers qualified practitioners observation and clinical practice with our senior practitioners, to gain more experience.
  • For TCM students, we also have work opportunities available as a clinic assistant.

External practitioners and students who are interested in attending our training seminars are welcome to contact us by email at

Dr. Shanna Zhang – Licensed Acupuncturist & Chinese Medical Doctor
Expert in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine in St. Louis

Authentic Oriental Healthcare Center, LLC
Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine
7306 Wise Ave.
Richmond Heights, MO 63117
Phone: (314) 600-3144  
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