Fang-Pey Chen, Associate Professor

Name: Fang-Pey Chen, M.D.
Tel: +886-2-2875-7454
Fax: +886-2-2875-7452

Education and Postgraduate training: 
1976 ~ 1983ˇ@Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, Yang-Ming Medical College

Medical Doctor and Traditional Chinese Medical Doctor

1981 ~ 1983ˇ@Rotating Internship, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei
1983 ~ 1987ˇ@Resident, Acupuncture Department, VGH-TPE
1987 ~ 1988ˇ@Chief Resident, Acupuncture Department, VGH-TPE
1989 ~ ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@Visiting Doctor, Center for Traditional Medicine, VGH-TPE
1989 ~ 1990ˇ@Doctor, Medical Aid Group to Liberia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, R.O.C.
1992 ~ 1993ˇ@Researcher, Department of Anesthesiology, South California University, U.S.A.
ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@(With financial assistance from National Science Council, R.O.C.)
2006 ~ ˇ@ˇ@ˇ@Acquired Chinese Traditional Doctor License

1989ˇ@The Association of Family Medicine, R.O.C.
1991ˇ@The Gerontological Society, R.O.C.
1997ˇ@The Chinese Medical Association of Acupuncture, R.O.C. (Routine Director)

1991, 2001, 2004ˇ@Outstanding Doctor, Taipei Veterans General Hospitall
1991ˇ@Research Awards of B Kind, National Science Council

Academic Appointments:
2007ˇ@Assistant Professor, Institute of Traditional Medicine, National Yang-Ming University

Major Research Interests:

  1. Acupuncture clinical effect: Degenerative osteoarthritis, Parkinsonˇ¦s disease, Immune and anti-inflammatory function of acupuncture, improving effect of peripheral microcirculation on aged patients by using a far-infrared emitter machine, and effect of HRV applied on people practicing Taijiquan, etc..

  2. Analysis of database of national health insurance in Taiwan: Utilization mode of TCM in Taiwan, indications, acupuncture indications, order of the herbal prescription for chronic hepatitis, allergic rhinitis, insomnia and constipation, and Modern use of Chinese herbal formulae from Shang-Han Lun, etc.

  3. Comparison of Eastern & Western Natural Philosophy: Ying-yang and five elements of Chinese medicine, the concept of meridians, the origin of qigong, comment on Hsu Lin-taiˇ¦s ˇ§The loss of acupunctureˇ¨, Chi of Chinese medicine and quantum mechanics, the origin of four elements if ancient Greece and Galenˇ¦s ˇ§Three Main Physiologic Currents, etc.