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Dr. Yu Zhu, L. Acu, CH (NCCAOM)

Dr. Yu Zhu, L.Acu, C.H.


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Dr. Zhu has nearly 30 years of experience in research, teaching, and treating patients in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Zhu evaluates the body’s physiology and works to restore system harmony naturally through acupuncture, herbal remedies, therapeutic massage, and energy work. Her goal is to enhance the body’s immune system to prevent illness and disease. We are very honored that Dr. Zhu chose to share her holistic approach here at HealthSource.


Dr. Zhu received her M.D. from Gansu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, where for thirteen years she taught and served as Director of the Acupuncture Technique and Research Unit. She completed post-doctorate work at Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology.

She went on to teach TCM and acupuncture at Singman Medical Center in Stockholm, Sweden. Later, Dr. Zhu established the TCM unit at the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem and was a member of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel. In 2003 while continuing her private practice, she served as chair of the TCM department at the Atlantic University of Chinese Medicine in Ashville, North Carolina and currently teaches at the University of Health Sciences in Lombard, Illinois.

In addition to her teaching and clinical experience as a Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist, Dr. Zhu has written 18 academic papers and co-authored 5 books on TCM and has taken graduate courses in English literature and educational psychology.