About Dr. Peter Pi, PhD, L.Ac.

Dr.Pi has been a medical doctor since 1982, practicing both Chinese and Western medicine. He has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine for almost 25 years, nearly a decade of that in the United States. His practice includes Chinese Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology. "Dr. Pi" as he is fondly called by his patients, has a long and distinguished medical career. Prior to coming to San Josein 1992, he was the Director and Chief Attending Physician of the Department of Internal Medicine at Sichuan Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, one of China's most distinguished medical facilities.

His medical training began at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1977 where he studied parallel courses in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine. Following a cardiology residency in Chengdu, in the southwest of China, Dr. Pi did post-doctoral studies in Chinese and Western Medicine at Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Pi has been active in medical research over the years. He has published papers and lectured internationally on the applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has been a visiting lecturer at the American Acupuncture College.. He has presented and published his research in China and the United States on a number of topics focusing on applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine to elder citizens, acupuncture and the treatment of migraine headaches, and the integration of
Chinese and Western medicine in treating infertility.

Dr. Pi uses his Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies to manage a broad range of issues including:

  • Pain Relief/Arthritis
  • Work/Auto/Sports Injuries
  • Allergies/Sinus/Asthma
  • Anxiety/Depression/Stress
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Fertility
  • Menopause/PMS
  • Digestive Problems
  • Immune system disorders
  • Skin and hair issues
  • Stroke/Paralysis
  • Smoking/DrugAlcohol addictions
  • Weight control
  • Migraine headaches
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Blood pressure control
  • Back and neck pains
  • Knee pains
  • All other joint pains (wrist, ankle, finger, elbow, shoulder)

A number of doctors refer patients for whom Western medicine has not been successful. Dr. Pi also works together in conjunction with physicians to combine elements of both Chinese and Western Medicine.

For more information, download Dr. Pi's CV.