Yong Deng

Yong Deng

Chair, Department of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine


Dr. Yong Deng is an internationally well-known expert in Chinese medicine and acupuncture. He has been teaching and practicing at medical schools in China and the United States for more than 33 years with a concentration in Traditional Chinese Medicine for a wide range of diseases and conditions.

Due to his extensive knowledge, Dr. Deng was invited to SCNM in 1996 and currently serves as the chair and professor within the Department of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Deng is a licensed acupuncturist in Arizona and works with MDs in hospitals and several fertility treatment centers within the Phoenix area. He is a member of the State of Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners and has published over 30 papers and several books including the Encyclopedia of Chinese and U.S. Patent Herbal Medicines.

Classes Taught:

Oriental Medicine, and supervises student rotations


Oriental Medical Degree, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Professional Associations:

  • Member of Arizona Acupuncture Board of Examiners
  • SCNM Department Chair of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture