Dr. Xiping Zhou, M.D.O.M., L.Ac., is a Medical Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Licensed Acupuncturist with a Bachelor of Science in Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Medicine from HeiLongJiang University in the Peoples’ Republic of China, where he graduated at the top of his class. The degree he earned there licensed him as a doctor of both mainstream Western medicine (in China) and TCM. For several years, Dr. Zhou was on staff at the affiliated hospital of the HeiLongJiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He specialized in both individualized treatment and in diagnosis in herbs, acupuncture, and TuiNa (Chinese medical massage).
In July 1993, while serving as chief physician and full professor at HeiLongJiang Medical College, Dr. Zhou was asked to visit the United States to speak at the National Conference of Acupuncture about his success in treating stroke patients with paralysis. From 1994 to 2000, he taught acupuncture and Chinese medicine at the Midwest College for the Study of Oriental Medicine in Racine, Wis.
Dr. Zhou established his private practice in Madison and Milwaukee in 1996. In 1999, he joined the staff of Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee, becoming one of the very first acupuncturists on staff at any Wisconsin hospital.
In nearly 40 years of practicing the Chinese healing arts, Dr. Zhou has helped thousands of people with a wide variety of physical and psychological illnesses and problems through his comprehensive healing program incorporating acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and therapeutic Chinese massage. His accomplishments have been recognized in several newspaper and magazine articles over the years, including feature articles in Isthmus, Madison’s weekly newspaper, Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times, and the national trade publication Massage & Bodywork.
Dr. Zhou is also a guest lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and teaches classes through the University of Wisconsin-Madison Mini-Courses.
Dr. Zhou is the founder and president of the East-West Healing Arts Institute, located in Madison. East-West Healing Arts Institute is a school for therapeutic massage integrating Western and Eastern massage modalities.
For more information, visit the school Web site at www.acupressureschool.com.