Dr. Yong Deng


Yong Deng, OMD, L.Ac. is a expert in Traditional Chinese Medicine, equally skilled in Acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Born and raised in Chengdu, a city in the province of Sichuan China, Dr. Deng comes from a long and renowned lineage of physicians, including his parents, a legacy extended by his daughter, a Gastroenterologist.

After graduating from Chengdu University of Chinese Medicine as a Medical Doctor in 1983, Dr. Deng started his career as a faculty member at Chengdu University. After conducting an international search in 1996, Sonoran University (then SCNM) recognized his extensive knowledge, teaching skills, and outstanding patient bedside manner, and invited Dr. Deng to move to Arizona and work at Sonoran University. He currently serves as the Professor and Chair of the Department of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Dr Deng treats patients at the Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine at Sonoran University, both in his private practice and supervising naturopathic medical students.

Dr Deng has received the following awards:

“Gold Prize” at The Sixth American International Conference of Acupuncture and TCM, 1999, sponsored by International Association of Hua Xia Medicine, USA and Acupuncture & Massage Institute of America (AMIA), USA

“World Famous Acupuncture Doctor” and “The Excellent Achievement in Traditional Medicine” awarded by International Association of Integrated Medicine, 1999

His hobbies include gardening, traveling, and being a grandparent. He loves his patients and they love him.

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