Our Faculty

he faculty at TSTCM is one of the most respected in the country. Each instructor is selected for their ability to convey both a deep appreciation of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and an understanding of the problems that affect patients in today's western culture.

Our faculty members have the ability to teach in a manner familiar to western students; mixing fun, friendship and humor with knowledge, exploration and guidance.

These high caliber professionals possess extensive experience and training, as well as an in-depth understanding of the latest trends in their fields. They are enthusiastic, resourceful and willing to pass on their knowledge and skills to students.

Our faculty members recognize their responsibility as role models and mentors. The vast numbers of graduates that have gone on to successful TCM practices around the world illustrates the legacy of the TSTCM faculty.

 

Mary Wu, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Mary received her medical degree from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1982. Subsequently, Mary worked at the University and its teaching hospital as a physician and instructor.
Mary received her Master of Science degree from the University of Waterloo and has done medical research in the fields of reproductive physiology, endocrinology and gene therapy, and published many research papers in high profile medical journals. As the Founder and President of the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Mary Wu is not only dedicated to the promotion and service of TCM, but is also an outstanding teacher. She has been teaching a variety of courses at different levels for twenty years. In order to ensure the quality of education at the TSTCM, Mary teaches nearly every single student enrolled in the program at both the fundamental and advanced levels. She not only teaches, but also supervises the teaching clinic. Her close contact with students ensures open communication between the school and its students and the improvement of the quality of the training program, education and services. Her teaching has set an excellent example for all faculty members at the school.

Linda Tang

Linda Liying Tang, R.TCMP, R.Ac, RMT
Linda graduated in 1986 and received her Masters degree at Sun Yet-Sen University of Medical Science in 1993. She was awarded Excellent Graduate Student for her graduate study and majored in anesthesia and acupuncture anesthesia. She has 16 years of clinical experience in the practice of integrated Chinese and western medicine. In Canada, Linda was trained as a pharmacy assistant and works as a pharmacy assistant while practicing acupuncture and TCM in Toronto. She teaches western medicine, acupuncture anesthesia and integrated clinical medicine.

Lihui Guo

Lihui Guo, R.TCMP, R.Ac, RMT
Lihui Guo received his medical degree in 1986 from Liaoning College of Chinese Medicine. He was an Associate Professor and Vice Chief Physician teaching and practicing Chinese medicine at Liaoning College of Chinese Medicine, its affiliated hospital and Liaoning Academy of TCM until 1998.  He has taken on-the-job training programs at the China International Training Center of Traditional Therapy of TCM where he also majored in acupuncture, tuina massage and TCM traumatology. Lihui Guo also conducted clinical research on the effects of acupuncture on high blood pressure. He specializes in acupuncture and tuina treatment of sciatic neuralgia and headaches. He has taught and practiced acupuncture, tuina massage and Chinese medicine since coming to Canada in 1998.

  Annie Yawen Zhu, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Annie Yawen Zhu graduated from the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology of Beijing Union University in 1995 and had been a resident physician for 5 years. She was promoted to chief physician in 1999 and worked in Bejing TCM hosipital as Chief doctor and teacher of international students. Her specialty is intergrated diagnostics and treatment of cardiovascular disorders using Traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine. Annie has been teahing acupuncture, TCM theory and diagnostics, herbal medicine and TCM clinical treatments since 2003.
 

Yuqi Yang, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Yuqi is a graduate of Heilongjiang University of Chinese Medicine in China with over 25 yrs of professional experience. He had worked in Chinese government hospital as a medical surgeon and had used acupuncture and herbal remedies to help patients get speedy recovery. He has practiced Chinese Medicine and acupuncture in hospital of United Arab Emirates. Since his arrival in Canada, he has been teaching Chinese Medicine and acupuncture and practicing TCM in Toronto.

  Kevin Juliano, L.Ac
Kevin is a graduate of the Advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2009. In addition to teaching at TSTCM Kevin is practicing TCM and Acupuncture in Buffalo, New York.
  Richard Kwan, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Richard is a graduate of the Advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2009. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto.
 

George Zhengguo Wu, R.TCMP, R.Ac
George received his Medical degree in TCM in 1992 from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. George did his Master degree study at Luzhou Medical College and His Ph.D degree at the TCM college of Hebei Medical University. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto.

  Mort Neek, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Mort is a graduate of the Advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2009. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Oakville.
  Kenneth Choi, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Kenneth has completed the Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2013. Ken did undergraduate study in Human Biology at University of Toronto and obtained a Master of Science Degree from McGill University in Biotechnology. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto since graduation.
 

Lillian Lei Guo, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Lillian received her medical degree in TCM in 1988 and Ph.D. in 2012 from Liaojing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has been teaching at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Scarborough.

  Tony Qing Xia, R.TCMP, R.Ac, RMT
Tony received his Bacelor's degree in TCM in 1984 from Hubei University of Traditional Chinese Meidicine and Master's degree in 1999 from Hubei Medical University. Tony worked at Wuhan First Hospital as an assistant Chief Physician of TCM before come to Canada in 2001 and has been practising and teaching TCM in Toronto since then.
  Bernadette Yu, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Bernadette has completed the Practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2012. Bernadette obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from Calton University. She has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Mississauga.
  Jeffrey Chung, R.Ac
Jeffrey has completed the Acupuncture Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010. Jeffrey has been studying toward Advanced TCM diploma. Jeffrey studied Advertising at George Brown College. In addition to teach at TSTCM Jeffery practicing acupuncture in Markham.

Matthew Richardson, R.Ac.
Matthew is a graduate of Acupuncture Diploma Program from the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2013. Matthew studied computer engineering at Humber College. Mathhew is avid practitioner of Tai Chi Chuan and Martial Arts. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing Acupuncture in Toronto.

Yidan Ding, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Yidan Ding received her medical training from Henan University of TCM. She has been teaching and practicing acupuncture and Chinese medicine since 1978. She was an Associate Professor and Deputy Chief Doctor working at the International TCM and Acupuncture Center, Jinan University in Guangzhou before coming to Canada. Yidan has also published many scientific papers related to acupuncture treatments and related techniques.

Jeson Yan

Jeson J.Z. Yan
Jeson Yan graduated from Nanjing Medical Institute with a medical degree and is a Thoracic-Cardiovascular Surgeon with over ten years of clinical experience.  In 1995, he received his Certificate for Naprapathy (tuina) and Acupuncture & Moxibustion of TCM, and began practicing as an acupuncture and tuina doctor in China since then. Jeson started teaching at TSTCM in September 2001. His tuina manipulation skills and teaching style are highly regarded by students.

 

Qin Amanda Liu, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Qin Liu received her Bacelor's degree in TCM in 1985 and Master's degree in Acupuncture in 1998 from Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She completed her Ph.D in Acupuncture in 2001 at Beijing University of TCM and has been practicing, teaching and doing research in acupuncture and TCM. Her teaching areas include Acupuncture, Taiji, TCM theory, Herbal Medicine and TCM clinics.

  Yongchun Cai
Yongchun is a graduate of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. She is teaching at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto.
Yuxiang Wang Yuxiang Wang, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Yuxiang Wang received her medical degree in 1983 and her M.Sc. degree in 1986 from Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She specializes in gynecology and obstetrics. Yuxiang has more than 18 years of clinical and teaching experience. She was an Associate Professor of Gynecology at the Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a physician at No.1 Hospital of Tianjin College of TCM and Vice Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her Diploma in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology from NCCAOM and was a licensed acupuncturist and instructor in Pennsylvania. Yuxiang is currently practicing TCM and acupuncture in Toronto and teaching various courses at TSTCM.
 

Jae Joo, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Jae is a graduate of the Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2003. In addition to teaching at TSTCM Jae practice TCM in Waterdown, Ontario.

  Poney Chiang, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Poney received a MSc. degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Markham.
  Sarkis Makarians, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Sarkis is a graduate of the Pratitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2008. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto.
Scarlett

Scarlett Antaloczy, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Scarlett Deva Antaloczy works in Music and Medicine (TCM) . She completed her Traditional Chinese Medicine doctorate from TSTCM and has been teaching and practicing TCM ever since. From her comprehensive studies and travel worldwide, Scarlett brings a deep understanding of integrative therapeutic modalities and TCM, successfully treating physical, emotional and psycho-spiritual health challenges. Scarlett has her own clinic, OHMM Centre, acronym for Optimal Holistic Music and Medicine Centre. Besides her Music and Medicine Show, Scarlett is an eductor and lectures on Human Potential, Music and TCM in schools, radio and TV in North America and Europe. She is a best selling author and has written several books. Her book on Cosmetic Acupuncture and Anti-Aging (East meets West) will be available on Amazon in December 2013.

  Aric Shu-Cheng Chang, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Aric is a graduate of the Advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing TCM in Toronto.
 

Gilbert Chung-Yen Lai, R.Ac.
Gilbert is a graduate of Acupuncture Diploma Program from Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2012. Gilbert received his Bachelor of Science degree from National Taiwan Ocean University and his Master of Science degree from University of New Haven. He has been teaching Traditional Chinese Medicine at TSTCM and practicing Acupuncture in Toronto.

  Emily Fengli Huang, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Emily received her medical degree in 1990 from Shanhai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Emily worked in Baoshan Hospital of TCM in Shanghai for 14 years before she came to Canada. Emily has been practicing TCM in Markham.
  Caroline Prodoehl, R.TCMP, R.Ac
Caroline is a graduate of the Advanced Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma program at the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2012. He has been teaching at TSTCM and practicing TCM at Toronto.

 

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