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About Dr. Yang


Dr. Jinguan Yang, MD, FAPA specializes in psychiatry, integrative medicine. He is a fifth-generation teacher and practitioner of Chinese medicine, specializing in acupuncture. He is an expert on classic forms of Chinese medicine, and uniquely incorporates acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, neuro-emotional technique (NET), nutritional and dietary consultation, psychotherapy and medication management for the care of patients with a variety of emotional and physical illnesses, including chronic pain and stress and anxiety.

Dr. Yang received his training in neurology and psychiatry at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi‘An, China, and the WHO Collaborative Mental Health Center in Shanghai. He completed a research fellowship in clinical psychopharmacology at Oxford University, and residency training in psychiatry at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, and a fellowship in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona.

Dr. Yang is the Founder and Medical Director of the Yang Institute of Integrative Medicine. He is a faculty member at the University of Arizona’s Center for Integrative Medicine. 

Dr. Yang is the president and founder of the American Institute for Clinical Acupuncture which is dedicated to educate and train physicians and other healthcare professionals on clinical acupuncture and ancient Chinese medicine. He is also a founding board member of the nonprofit International Network of Integrative Mental Health, which is dedicated to improving public access to integrative medicine treatments.

In 2017, Dr. Yang was appointed by the mayor of Philadelphia to The Opioid Task Force, a group that has been tasked with developing a comprehensive and coordinated plan to reduce opioid abuse, dependence and overdose in Philadelphia. Through his, and others, efforts, the FDA recently advised doctors to consider acupuncture as an alternative to opioids for pain management.

In his spare time, Dr. Yang is an advocate and volunteer for Shen Yun Performing Arts, the world’s premier classical Chinese dance and music company. 

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