Mr. Gao is a highly experienced Acupuncturist, Chinese massage therapist, and Herbologist. He graduated from the Second Military Medical University, Shanghai, China with a Medical Degree in Western Medicine, and the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine with a degree in Acupuncture and Herbology. For over 20 years, Mr. Gao practiced as a medical doctor in China, practicing a combination of Western and Chinese medicine.
In the United States Mr. Gao has been a certified Acupuncturist and Herbologist since 1993 with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He is licensed in Colorado and a member of the Acupuncture Association of Colorado. In total, he has been practicing Chinese Medicine for nearly 40 years.
Although not a medical doctor in the U.S., Mr. Gao was a M.D. in China and practiced both western and Chinese medicine there for more than 20 years.
Medical degrees from:
In the United States, Mr. Gao is officially certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM):
Mr. Gao is a registered acupuncturist in Colorado
Mr. Gao L.Ac., Dipl.Ac. is one of the most experienced
Acupuncturist in Colorado. Aided by his background in Western medicine,
Mr. Gao has in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the meridians
and acupuncture points. For each treatment he chooses a tailored combination
of acupuncture points on different meridians, using less needles while
achieving great results. His work is characterized by skill, care,
and gentleness. The insertion of the needle is almost imperceptible
to the patient, while obtaining Chi at the acupuncture points can
be intense and stimulating. Mr. Gao uses moxibustion, cupping therapy
and electrical stimulation when necessary. The choice as to treatment
methods and acupuncture points is informed by the abundant experience
Mr. Gao has accumulated in his nearly 40 years of practice.
Mr. Gao is also an experienced Chinese massage therapist. Chinese massage focuses on manipulating a set of meridians, acupuncture points, deep tissues, and trigger points with a wide variety of techniques. Each massage is designed according to the patient's individual situation, and are effectively at releasing pain and tiredness, repairing damaged tissue, and recovering the body's functions. With his holistic and curative approach, Mr. Gao will find all the stress points on a patient's body, some of them even the patient was not aware of.
With his unique background and extensive experience, Mr. Gao has been successful at treating hundreds of patients with persistent and difficult problems. Click here to see testimonials from our patients. Many patients find relieve and hope with Mr. Gao when they were "at the end of (their) ropes."
Having taken the physician's oath in China, Mr. Gao always puts his patients' benefits first, and does everything he can to help his patients. He has a high ethical standard that is based on his care for his patients.
19 years education, 40 years
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