*** We’ve Moved! New Location: Southland Park II: #505 – 10333 Southport Rd. SW, Calgary AB ***


Dr. Hong Yan

Dr. Hong YanThe founder and practitioner of the clinic, Dr. Hong Yan, is a professional acupuncture specialist from China with 8 years of education background (Master Degree). She has been practising acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine since 1993 and has gained precious experience in a variety range of diseases.

With her three distinguished therapies, namely Comprehensive Acupuncture Pain Management, Female Hormone Balancing Acupuncture and Brain Activating Acupuncture, she is particularly specialized in pain, stress, fatigue, stroke, multiple sclerosis (MS), sinus infection, allergy, headache, migraine, woman’s health, bronchitis, asthma, eczema and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).

Hong Yan
Registered Acupuncturist
Master of Science
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine


1988 ~ 1993 Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Department of Acupuncture and Tuina (Chinese Therapeutic Massage), Bachelor Degree

1997 ~ 1999, 2001 ~ 2002: Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Department of Acupuncture and Tuina (Chinese Therapeutic Massage), Master Degree


Acupuncture Doctor, Clinic Supervisor & Lecturer 07/93 ~ 11/99
Nanjing International Acupuncture Training Centre (supported by W.H.O) of Nanjing University of TCM, Nanjing, China

Full Time Instructor & Acupuncturist 01/00 ~ 7/01
Acupuncture Program of Grant MacEwan College (Edmonton, Canada)

Medical Doctor 07/02 ~ 11/04
Cerebral Vascular Disease (CVD) ward (also known as TCM Stroke Unit) of the 1st Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University of TCM, Tianjin, China

Registered Acupuncturist 05/05 ~ 09/06
Summit Integrated Health Centre (Calgary, Canada)

Instructor 01/05 ~ 07/07
Acupressure certificate program at Mount Royal College (Calgary, Canada)

Owner and Director 09/06 ~ Present
Southcentre Chinese Acupuncture (Calgary, Canada)



Since 1993, Dr.Yan has been actively practicing in the field of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine.

Particularly specialized in:

  • Acute / Chronic Pain
  • Women’s health (Menopause syndrome, irregular menstruation, infertility, and IVF support)
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Pulseless Disease (Primary Arteritis of the aorta)
  • Cancer (To relieve side-effects of chemotherapy, radiotherapy and operation, control the development of tumours as well as strengthen the body immune system)
  • Skin Problems (Eczema, Psoriasis and Allergy)
  • Cough, asthma and sinus infection
  • Stress and stress related symptoms such as insomnia, headache, migraines and panic attack

Developed a set of prescriptions to treat hypostatic pneumonia in stroke patients, the inflammation can be controlled without taking antibiotics or with less dosage of antibiotics.



  1. Self-drafted prescriptions to treat 53 cases of fever due to upper respiratory tract inflammation
    (Jiangsu TCM magazine, 5th, 1995)
  2.  Explanations of 3 excellent cases of Professor Xiao Shaoqing
    (Jiangsu TCM magazine, 9th, 1995)
  3. 66 cases of treating diarrhea by applying herbal pie on the umbilicus
    (Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, 3rd, 1996)
  4. The application of principle of soothing Liver-Qi to relieve pain in acupuncture clinic
    (Contemporary Integration of Western Medicine & TCM Research), published by China Science Publishing House, March, 1996
  5. One of the Editors of Contemporary Integration of Western Medicine & TCM Research, Published by China Science Publishing House, March, 1996
  6. Treating 52 cases of cervical spondylosis by Eye-acupuncture
    (Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, 12th, 1996)
  7. Clinic research on treating chronic fatigue syndrome by differentiation of syndromes with acupuncture and moxibustion
    (Chinese Acupuncture and moxibustion, 4th, 2003)