Dr. Shi Xue-Min
Stroke Center



Father of Acupuncture and China's Treasure
Featured in the documentary movie 9000 Needles

Dr. Shi is back in the U.S. on Feb. 10 - Mar 21, 2014

Dr. Shi Xue Min is a highly honored and qualified clinician, researcher and an academician, with a distinguished record of over 50 years in the field. Dr. Shi’s remarkable accomplishments are well-founded in the ancient theories of Chinese medicine. He won 15 awards and 2 patents on the state, ministerial and municipal levels, published 12 works and more than 30 theses, won 19 honorable titles on the state and municipal levels. He was elected an academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering in 1999. He is known as the ‘Father of Acupuncture’ and noted as China’s Treasure.

Dr. Shi’s own creation of the Xing Nao Kai Qiao (Arousing the Brain and Opening the Orifices) acupuncture method for treating stroke has been the subject of intense research in China. Over 100,000 patients have been treated with this method in clinical trials and Dr. Shi’s technique is now a standard piece of the curriculum in schools across China. According to the 2010 China Connection Global Health Report, stroke patients receiving care at the Tianjin Hospital Program have better outcomes than patients treated with standard post stroke treatment in the U.S.

  * Vice President of Tianjin College of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

  * President, Tianjin Hospital of TCM, Affiliated with College of TCM

* Vice President of China Acupuncture Society

  * Director of National Clinical Research Center of Acupuncture

* Nicknamed “Ghostly Hand Magical Needle” for His Quick Clinical Results for Stroke Patients

 * Founded of “Wake Brain-Open Mind Needling Technique” or Xing Nao Kai Qiao

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