Dr Feng Zhi Chao MD Beijing, PhD Edinburgh
Feng has over 30 years’ experience in both orthodox and Chinese Medicine. Trained in Beijing (MD) and UK (PhD). A member of the British Acupuncture Council since 1991. A Management Committee Member of the Acupuncture Research Resource Centre of the British Acupuncture Council for 5 years. Was given the acupuncture practicing privileges at the renowned Lister Hospital in 2006. World Outstanding Acupuncturist acknowledged by WFAS in Beijing. Currently providing acupuncture in London world class private family doctors clinic at Knightsbridge; the world leading fertility clinic at the Harley Street.
She started practising acupuncture at a very young age of 11 after teaching herself from books and treating her neighbours and relatives in her native homeland. Feng went on to study Chinese medicine in He-Ping-Li Hospital in Beijing and qualified as a ‘Bare Foot Doctor’ at just 17 years old. This thirst for medical knowledge and qualifications led Feng to complete a Bachelor of Medicine degree at Beijing Medical University.
After graduating, Feng was given a place in the Beijing Red Cross Chao-yang Teaching Hospital. After three years there she became senior registrar in general surgery and continued to practice as a surgeon for many years before moving to the UK.
Dr Chao, visiting surgeon, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary.
Dr Chao, Acupuncture demonstration for Lord Hague, at GP surgery, SW London
In 1986 she was awarded a scholarship by the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Following this she was awarded a scholarship to study for a PhD degree in heart disease. She was awarded a PhD at the McEwan Hall in the University of Edinburgh in 1998.
She then came to London where she worked with various NHS and private GP surgeries and hospitals. She was responsible for complementary medicine education to medical doctors and GP trainees. Her extensive medical knowledge and Chinese acupuncture studies have enabled her to practise acupuncture safely and effectively for over three decades. She also uses her medical research skills together with the world's most cutting-edge acupuncture methods to improve treatment success rate.