Osher Center for Integrative Medicine / Our Team / Chongbin Zhu, LAC., Ph.D.

Chongbin Zhu, LAC., Ph.D.

Chongbin Zhu, LAC., Ph.D. headshotChongbin Zhu is an associate professor of medicine and a practitioner of traditional acupuncture and Chinese medicine. He is also a neuroscientist and pharmacologist, serving as a research faculty member at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Chongbin is experienced in the treatment of pain, anxiety, depression and many other chronic conditions. His approach to patient care is to focus on the whole self: mind, body and spirit.

Chongbin is trained in integrative traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine. He graduated with a medical degree from Anhui College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. He received his Ph.D. in acupuncture and neuroscience at Fudan University Medical Center. He received post-doctoral training in molecular neuroscience at Vanderbilt Center for Molecular Neuroscience. Chongbin has published more than 30 articles researching acupuncture and the mechanisms of pain, depression and anxiety. He has practiced acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine since 1989.