Yong Deng

Yong Deng

Chair, Department of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Dr. Deng is an international well-known expert in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He was an MD graduate, former faculty and physician of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. He has been teaching and practicing at medical schools in China and the United States for over 26 years with a concentration in Traditional Chinese Medicine for a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Due to his extensive knowledge, Dr. Deng was invited to SCNM in 1996 and currently serves as the chair and professor within the Department of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Deng is a licensed acupuncturist in Arizona and works with MDs in hospitals and several Fertility Treatment Centers within the Phoenix area. He is a member of the State of Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners and has published over 30 papers and several books including the Encyclopedia of Chinese and U.S. Patent Herbal Medicines. In addition to supervision of student rotations, Dr. Deng also has his private practice at Southwest Naturopathic Medical Center in Scottsdale and his office in Chandler.