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Tao Smith

L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., M.D. [China] 

Chinese Acupuncture  

About Tao Smith

Tao Xiong Smith graduated from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine with a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine. Tao is Board Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture {NCCAOM} as well as being Licensed by the State of Illinois. She has gained experience in treating different kinds of chronic,acute pain and other ailments.

She practices Acupuncture,Chinese Herbal Medicine,Eastern Nutrition and other related healing modalities including Gua Sha, Moxibustion,Cupping.

Tao has been a Doctor in China and has more than ten years experience in Epidemiology. She has published many medical papers. One of the papers in which she published entitled "A Theoretical Epidemiological Study on an Outbreak of Scarlet Fever" can be seen in the journal of China Public Health {1997} also reprinted on the website of the Department of Medicine Colby Information Center of Science and Culture U.S.A. {1997}

Tao is currently accepting new patients. please call 312-282-6461 for an appointment.

Languages Spoken Chinese, English

School Midwest College of Oriental Medicine

Degree Master Degree in Oriental Medicine

Treatment Techniques

Acupuncture Cupping Gua Sha Herbology Moxibustion

Areas of Expertise

Addiction Allergies Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Gastrointestinal Disorders Headaches/Migraines Infertility Pain Management Sciatica Sexual Dysfunction Sprains Stress/Anxiety

Styles of Acupuncture

Auricular Acupuncture Five-Element Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Acupuncture


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