Dr. Yao’s Education and Additional Training Info

Dr. Yao’s Education and Additional training:

    • Lowell High School in San Francisco
    • UC Berkeley. Majored in Molecular Cell Biology. Graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors
    • UC Davis School of Medicine
    • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for internal medicine intern year
    • UC Davis Medical Center for Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency
    • American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine: learned acupuncture and fundamental theories of TCM as full time student for 1 year
    • Professional Clinical Training in Eclectic Triphasic Medical System with Donnie Yance (master herbalist on optimizing vitality)
    • Myofascial pain management, including specialized trigger point injection training with Dr. Hal Blatman
    • Scalp acupuncture, with world-renown physician Dr. Ming Qing Zhu
    • Attended American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Modules I-V.
        • Module I: Advanced Endocrinology
        • Module II: Treatment of Hypertension, Diabetes, Coronary Artery Disease, Metabolic Syndrome
        • Module III: Gastroenterology, Neurotransmitters and Neurology
        • Module IV: Nutrition and Metabolism
        • Module V: Clinical Intensives

      Dr. Yao continues to advance her clinical knowledge, learning latest evidence-based medicine by attending conferences and webinars.

    Dr. Yao is a member of the American Holistic Medical Association. 

    Dr. Yao is also a frequent speaker on the topic of myofascial pain and self-management of pain. If you are interested in having Dr. Yao speak with your group, please email holistic@rehabone.com.