Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Puquan Xiao’s Education, Experience and Qualifications in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Martial Arts


2010 to Present

  • Yangtze Medical Center opened in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Recognized by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine for achievements and contributions to the international propagation of Chinese medicine (2015-2019)
  • Elected as a Council Member of the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Society’s First Board and Specialty Committee of Brain Disease (2015-2019)

2005 to 2010

  •  Founder of Yangtze Medical Center
  • Ph.D. in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) – American Liberty University, Orange County, CA (2007)
    • Thesis focused on TCM treatment theory and practices related to quality of life extension for terminal cancer patients
    • Documented case study of terminal liver cancer patient and the use of TCM treatments.


  • Moved to the United States of America (August 2001)xiao_license
  • Moved to Arizona to obtain United States Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture education (January 2002)
  • Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese and Oriental Medicine, Dongguk Royal University Los Angeles, CA (2003)
  • Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA. (2004)
  • Acupuncturist Certificates for CA & AZ
  • Oriental Medical Doctor internships in CA
  • Instructor of efficacy of Qi Gong in TCM
  • Instructor for non-surgical Chinese osteopathic and acupuncture treatments for various indications and symptoms.


  • Completed Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) education at Changchun University, Changchun, Jilin, China
  • Completed clinical residency for TCM general practices and specialties.
  • China Academy of TCM Medical Research Institute (Beijing, China)
  • Guan An Men’s TCM Hospital (Beijing, China)
    • Top TCM hospital in China
    • Specialized in Orthopedic Surgery during residency


  • Finished training at the Northern Shaolin Temple, being ordained as a 33rd Generation Shaolin Monk.
  • Toured over twenty provinces and territories of china, including Tibet and Yunnan, with two Shaolin Temple Masters (a Buddhist Nun and a Shaolin Kung Fu Master Monk)
  • Provide on-site, multi-level, multi-skill mass trainings for Provincial Governments, Law Enforcement Authorities, local communities, private enterprises, and for individual and public health awareness and improvements.
  • Started Traditional Chinese Medicine education and training at Changchun University, China

 Martial Arts Accomplishments

  • Kung Fu, Tai Chi and Qi Gong Master
  • Martial Arts Master-level Judge
  • Master-Level Trainer at Martial Arts and Qigong Studio, New York, NY (2001)
  • Students competed and won championships at Brooklyn College’s renowned competition


Upcoming Events

The following Classes and Seminars are currently scheduled.

New Patient Classes:
September 30, 2017 – 9:30-Noon
October 21, 2017 – 9:30-Noon
December 9, 2017 – 9:30-Noon

Qi Gong Class (12 Weeks):
September 6 – November 29
Wednesdays – 5:30-6:30 pm

Seminars (9am-1pm):
October 7, 2017 – Heart/Lung/Immune System
November 18, 2017 – Kidney/Hormone Balancing

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Yangtze Medical Center
Dr. Puquan Xiao

2633 E Indian School Road
Suite 220
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Tel: 602-522-9988
Fax: 602-667-9988

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