|Acupuncture & Natural Medicine Dr. Peng in Bethesda and Rockville
Gang Peng cMD, Ph.D., L. Ac.
Dr. Peng is an acupuncturist and researcher. He is
principal at Acupuncture & Natural Medicine.
He is a graduate of Beijing University of (Traditional) Chinese
Medicine (M.B. or cMD) in Beijing, China and Wayne State
University (Ph.D.) in Detroit, Michigan. He is a well-trained
acupuncturist and immunologist.
In addition to his own practice, he is also a member
(acupuncturist) of Pain and Palliative Care Service (PPCS)
at the clinical center of National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, Maryland) since
Dr. Peng also has long-term interests in medical research. He was a research fellow at
National Institutes of Health. He conducted researches on inflammatory and infectious
diseases including HIV/AIDS. Of his researches, he contributed to the establishment of a
new potential anti-HIV mechanism (interferon and APOBEC).
Dr. Peng's approach for acupuncture
Dr. Peng's practice is rooted from Traditional Chinese Medicine. He conducts diagnosis and
therapeutic design based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Dr. Peng emphasizes the concept of personalized medicine. Each individual has his or her
own (physical) condition that contributes to the presenting symptoms or diseases. In
Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is important to consider individual overall condition in
addition to focus the local problem when it comes to therapeutic design. It is this combined
local and overall body-based approach delivers the most effective treatment.,
Dr. Peng follows closely current advance in basic and clinic research including acupuncture
and other medical development. He informs his patients with update medical progress and
incorporates useful information into his acupuncture practice.