Address: 8214A Old Courthouse Road, Vienna, VA 22182, USA. Tel: 1 - (703) 499 - 4428. Email: ArthurFan@ChineseMedicineDoctor.US
A. PERSONAL STATEMENT
Arthur Yin Fan (Fan Ying，樊蓥) is an independent researcher and a leading specialist in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with about three decades of clinical experience in both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Western medicine. He was awarded an MD degree in Chinese Medicine (1986) and a PhD in Chinese Internal Medicine (1998); he also had one additional year"s training in the neurology as well as a four-year residency combining Chinese and Western internal medicine, i.e. integrative medicine. He was a close student of famous Dr. Zhongying Zhou under the apprenticeship in China (1995-1998), and a NCCIN-NIH fellow in Chinese medicine in 2002-2005.
Dr. Fan has been a reviewer for medical research grants and academic papers for several peer-reviewed Journals for more than fifteen years; he has published over eighty academic papers. He was a consultant for the center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland medical school. As a researcher in acupuncture, he investigated its effect and mechanism on reducing pain and inflammation. He also researched herbal medicine, nutrition supplements" efficacy and safety at University of Maryland and Georgetown University Medical School.
Practicing in the Washington, DC-northern Virginia area since 2002, Dr. Fan employs acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine as alternative or complementary treatment for patients with various conditions. He is one of few doctors with both MD and PhD background (in Chinese medicine, integrative medicine). Dr. Fan holds the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) certificate in Oriental Medicine.
From 1998 to 2001, Dr. Fan was one of the major designers and founders of Nanjing Chinese Medicine Center for Stroke, which combined the medical resources of ICU, neurology, acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, physical therapy, hyperbaric oxygen chamber, and other therapies to maximize patients" survival and recovery in a limited time. Currently, this center is listed as one of the key stroke centers in China. This kind of integrative medicine style already has spread to every city of China since then.
Dr.Fan was an invited speaker in NIH/NCI acupuncture conference in 2016.
B. POSITIONS AND HONORS
Positions and Employment
1986 - 1989 Resident doctor, Nanjing Municipal Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing
1990 - 1990 Fellow/trainee, Nanjing Brain Hospital, Nanjing University of Medical Science, Nanjing
1990 - 1995 Attending doctor, Neurology Department, Nanjing Municipal Hospital of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing
1998 - 2001 Associate Professor in Research and in Internal Medicine; Associate Chief doctor, Neurology Department, The Third Hospital of Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing Vice Director, Nanjing Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China
2001 - 2002 Visiting researcher, postdoc, Dept. Physiology and Biophysics, Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
2002 - Independent researcher in Chinese Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist, McLean Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, PLC, Vienna, VA (license no:0121000278,Virginia)
2002 - 2005 NIH Fellow in Chinese Medicine, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
2004 - 2005 Research assistant, Veteran Affairs Maryland Health Care , Baltimore, MD
2015 - Chair, Scientific Study Committee, TCMAAA, Traditional Chinese Medicine American Alumni Association, Largo, FL
2016 - Vice president, American Traditional Chinese Medicine Association (ATCMA, FL,USA)
2016 - Executive Council Member, Specialty Committee of Internal Medicine, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies
2016 - Council Member, Specialty Committee of Pelvic floor Medicine, World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
2008 - Member, Acupuncture Society of Virginia
2009 - 2010 Board member, Acupuncture Society of Virginia
2015 - Professional member, Society for Acupuncture Research (SAR)
1995 Young Scientist Travel Award, International Brain Research Organization
2001 Merit award (no.2 level) for Medical Science and Technology Advancement, Jiangsu Provincial Government, China
2011 Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of Integrative Medicine
2013 Editor, Journal of Alternative & Integrative Medicine
2015 Editorial Board, Journal of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine
2015 Outstanding Contribution Award, TCMAAA (Traditional Chinese Medicine American Alumni Association, FL, USA)
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