Jiling Hu, Licensed Acupuncturist, OMD, a native of Hu Bei province in China, received her medical degree at Hubei University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in Central China. She completed her residency at Hubei University of Traditional Chinese Medicine affiliated Hospital where she focused her training in Gynecology and Internal Medicine. Soon after finishing her residency, Ms. Hu entered graduate school at the prestigious Bejing University of TCM and the world-renowned Dong Zhi Men Hospital. She received a master degree in endocrinology and immunological disorders which integrated TCM and western medicine.
After completing her graduate studies, she was soon promoted to attending TCM physician at the distinguished China Japan Friendship Hospital in Bejing. During her tenure there Ms. Hu treated a large number of patients, taught medical students, and wrote a number of medical papers on diabetes, thyroid disorders, menopause, and arthritis. Ms. Hu has traveled extensively around the world to teach acupuncture and is currently a professor at the Santa Monica Acupuncture School- Yo San University in Los Angeles, California. She joined the Santa Monica Acupuncture Clinical -Akasha Center for Integrative Medicine in December of 2002.
With 20 years clinical experience in Gynecology and endocrine field, Dr.Hu is specialized in treating women's health. She is highly experienced in gynecological disorders, such as irregular menstruation, dysmenorrhea, menopause and infertility. Her extensive education in both TCM and western medicine gives her a unique perspective in treating her patients holistically. "I see many women who have been told that they simply have a hormonal imbalance when in reality they are suffering from undiagnosed endocrine and immune system disorders. The good news is that TCM has been successfully treating these disorders for thousands of years," says Jiling.Ms. In additions, Dr. Hu is an expert in treating both men and women with endocrinology and immunological conditions, such as diabetes, thyroid disorder, arthritis, muscular-skeletal pain, allergies, and sinus problems.
As an integrative TCM and western medicine practitioner, Dr. Hu believes in taking into account her patients' physical, emotional, environmental, and spiritual backgrounds. She utilizes both herbs and acupuncture in her practice and provides a healing and caring environment where she encourages her patients to become active participants in their healing process. Along with treating patients, Jiling Hu is now sharing her knowledge with the students in Acupuncture schools in LA. She teaches courses in herbology, formulas, gynecology, acupuncture techniques and Tai chi.