November 27, 2017
Starting Out with a New Psychiatrist in Irvine
Sang is a Licensed California Acupuncturist with Oriental Medicine Diploma from National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). His interest is study of physical complication from psychiatry issues.
After he graduated high school in Seoul, South Korea, he was a pre dental student in UCLA with Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, B.S. Due to family influence of dentistry, he proceeded with his study of stomatology in Tong Ji University, Shanghai, China. He found his interest in Oriental medicine theories and application within Integrative medicine, he studied in South Baylo University and influence from Integrative medical centers in Southern California, such as USC, UCLA, UCI, CIM UCSD and AIHM.
In the UCLA Integrative Medical Conference on 2014, he introduced concept of the oriental medicine on the stage group discussion session. During the Academy of Integrative Health and Medicine (AIHM) conference 2015, he gave poster presentation regarding Irritable Bowel Syndrome case study with Acupuncture and Moxibustion therapies.
He served civil service in the Seoul National Hospital as Nurse Assistant in Korea. He assisted patients and their families with mental health issues. In 2010, He served as a control patient in the pilot research of anger management in the oriental medical hospital in Korea to understand the effectiveness of music therapy in mental health.
While he was in Korea, he joined 3 groups of oriental medicine. The first group called Go Bul Five Elements Research Institute. Its focus is in the relationship between Eastern philosophy and Oriental Medicine with aid of natural science theories. This study made him to engage his biology background to oriental medicine. Second group is called Status Oriental Herb Medicine. This group gave him insight to incorporate current physical symptoms to innate constitution. The last group is called Mu Yi Four constitution which focuses on the convergence of Western medical approach and daily life coaching into oriental medicine.
He enjoys the life in LA from attending classical music concerts at LACMA, appreciating the art exhibitions at LA Downtown Art walk, to strolling along the beach on Santa Monica.