Dr Haolong Zhao

Dr of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture

PhD; M.Sc.(Chinese Medicine); Adv.Dip.Medicine (T.C.M) M.A.T.M.S; C.M.A.S.A; A.H.P.R.A.

Qualifications and memberships

Dr Zhao is a highly qualified and skilled Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Practitioner with over 25 years of clinical experience, working in hospitals in China for 16 years and in private practice in Australia for 12 years. His extensive training and experience means that he takes a comprehensive approach to patient care, applying his medical knowledge within a holistic Chinese medicine framework to achieve excellent patient results.

Dr Zhao commenced his studies in 1988, initially studying a combined degree in Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine at the DaTong College of Medicine in China. After commencing practice as a resident doctor in the Pneumology Department at DaTong Institute Hospital, he undertook his Masters Degree in Chinese Medicine, which he completed in 1998. Dr Haolong then commenced a PhD at Shanghai University, where he researched the effect of Chinese Medicine to assist Lipitor to improve vascular endothelial health. He was awarded his Doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2002, and he went on to practice as the Attending Physician in the Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Department at Tongji University Hospital, before immigrating to Australia in 2008. Since arriving in Australia, Dr Zhao has been practicing in private practice, as well as being a senior lecturer in Chinese Medicine at Endeavour College of Natural Health in Perth.

Dr Zhao is registered a Chinese Medicine practitioner with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and is registered with all major health funds, enabling his patients to claim private insurance rebates on consultations. He is also a professional member of the Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) and the Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture Society of Australia (CMASA).