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Joy Yang  - Acupuncture Clinic Blacksburg VA

A Life-Changing Terrific Healer

Dr. Joy Yang is a distinguished figure in the realm of healing, celebrated for her unique and exceptional expertise as a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner and acupuncturist. Her impressive credentials include graduating from one of China's top four TCM universities, where she underwent rigorous, five-year medical training. Her journey as a healer has been punctuated by remarkable achievements, including being featured twice on National Public Radio (NPR), earning the distinction of a four-time Best Awards Winner, and being inducted into the Three Years in Business Hall of Fame, among other accolades. In the realm of healing, there are practitioners, and then there are true artists. Dr. Joy Yang belongs to the latter category—an exceptional Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner and acupuncturist who possesses a unique gift for transforming lives. Dr. Yang's approach to patient care transcends the conventional. She takes a holistic journey into every facet of her patients' lives, exploring emotions, careers, stressors, dreams, medical histories, home environments, and lifestyles. This profound understanding becomes the foundation upon which she builds their path to optimal well-being. Dr. Yang doesn't just administer treatments; she empowers her patients with invaluable skills for self-healing and imparts TCM-based health practices that encompass nutrition, sleep, exercise, and more—offering lasting benefits throughout their lifetimes. The results of Dr. Yang's treatments are nothing short of remarkable, often reminiscent of magic, especially for those who may have found little relief through physical therapy or chiropractic care. Her approach is not only all-natural but also seeks to address the root causes of ailments, making her exceptionally effective with complex and challenging diseases. Many patients, who have traversed various therapies and sought help from different hospitals and clinics without success, experience significant improvement under her care. For those on the brink of surgical intervention, Dr. Yang often provides alternative solutions, guiding them away from the operating room. She has also assisted numerous patients in eliminating the need for medications. The trust in Dr. Yang's excellence is palpable, evident in the multitude of referrals she receives, spanning from 2-month-old infants to 92-year-old seniors. Beyond physical health, Dr. Joy Yang extends her expertise to offer guidance on relationships, marriages, and life decisions through pulse consultations. Universally, her patients celebrate her as a true holistic master healer!

Joy Yang

​Dive Deeper into Dr. Yang's Expertise with patients' testimonies:

  • Master-Level Acupuncture Skills
    In the healing realm, Dr. Joy Yang isn't just a practitioner; she's an healer. Her expertise in TCM and acupuncture allows her to evoke the subtle movement of Qi within the body. Patients often experience warmth and energy flow during her treatments, with some even showing a radiant complexion afterward. Such exceptional skills are rare even among TCM doctors and acupuncturists in China Read Patient Testimonials
  • Healing Where Others Cannot
    Many patients have sought out Dr. Yang after trying various hospitals, including some of the best in the United States, and undergoing numerous treatments with minimal progress, such as chiropractic care and physical therapy. However, under Dr. Yang's care, many experience a remarkable transformation. They witness their lab results normalize and find renewed hope Read Patient Testimonials
  • Whole Person Health & Wellness-
    Dr.Yang is not just another specialist; she's your holistic family doctor. With her expertise in TCM, she addresses not only specific issues but also treats the entire body, from head to toe, including emotional and mental problems. Her treatments promote overall well-being, making her your go-to choice for comprehensive healthcare Read Patient Testimonials

Educational Background

Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.


(Top 4 of TCM Universities)

Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in EDCI at Education Department


(Both Master and Ph.D. programs)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in EDCI at Education Department

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University dr joy yang

​Landscape Architecture

(Both Master and Ph.D. programs)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Landscape Architecture Department

Professional  Background

  • Medical degree from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, one of the top 5 Chinese Medicine universities in China

  • Adjunct Professor at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 

  • Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in the United States

  • Licensed Acupuncturist by the Virginia Board of Medicine

  • Trained in Western medicine practices and techniques too 

  • Taught at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Department of Civil Affairs Hospital in Chengdu 

  • Editor of the National Chinese Medicine Journal TCM & Dialectics

  • Member of Sichuan Psychology Association in China​​

  • Clinic Supervisor of students’ field studies for Virginia Tech Students


Traditional Chinese Medicine Training

Chinese Medicine Training (5 Years)

Western Medicine Training