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The Award Winning Team with 24 Years of Education Excellence

Dr Benny Xu

Dr. Benny Xu

Founder, Executive Director, Acupuncturist

Dr. Benny Xu is a third-generation Acupuncture Doctor, a recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal, who has been practicing acupuncture in Calgary since 1992.

Colton Oswald

Dr. Colton Oswald

Co-president, Acupuncturist

With active involvement in both the internal and external facets of the College, Dr. Colton J. Oswald, BA, R.Ac, is a passionate professor and has presented to students and practitioners in both Canada and China.

Dr. Dennis Lee

Co-president, Acupuncturist

Dr. Dennis Lee, R.Ac, HBSc, M.Sc, is a highly sought-after lecturer in Acupuncture and has been inspiring students and professionals around the world for almost two decades.

Dr. Lynda Smith

Vice President, Acupuncturist

Dr. Lynda Smith, R.Ac, is a highly regarded and accomplished Acupuncturist. Dr. Smith is well respected for her professionalism among students and staff.

Dr. Kyle Picard

Research Associate, Clinical Director, Acupuncturist

Dr. Kyle Picard is a rising star in the field of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. A life-long student, Dr. Picard has expanded his knowledge above and beyond the excellent education, he received from the ACATCM.

Vicky Yang

Director of Community Development

Vicky is the lead of Human Resources at the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Neo Wang

Vice President, Operations

Neo is a Senior Administrative Officer at the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Michael Lind

Clinical Director, Acupuncturist

Dr. Lind is the Director of Clinical Supervision, an enthusiastic and dedicated acupuncturist who has the approach and philosophy that are suitable for many manners of clinical conditions.

Audrey Lu

Director of Information Technology

Audrey is the director of Information technology at the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Cathy Li


Loved by hundreds of patients, Dr. Cathy Li is a second-generation Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor who followed her mother, Dr. Lai-Heung Yuen, a well-known Traditional Chinese Medicine Doctor in Hong Kong.

Dr. Wanda Duong

Clinical Director, Acupuncturist

Specializing in sports medicine acupuncture, Dr. Wanda applies an integrated western and traditional Chinese medicine approach to her treatments. Trained in many modalities, she brings to her practice the best care possible to promote and encourage overall healing and health.

Dr. Tanya Reinhart

Senior Faculty, Acupuncturist

Dr. Reinhart has attained success with patients using a wide spectrum of techniques; acupuncture, herbal medicine, diet therapy, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha,  neuromuscular therapy, and kinetic techniques.

Gregory Stushnoff

Lead of Western Medical Science

Dr. Stushnoff is the Head of Western Medical Science at the Alberta College of Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine. Understanding Western Medical Science is critical in practicing Acupuncture successfully.

Dr. Yang Li

Senior Faculty, Research Associate, Acupuncturist

Dr. Yang Li, MD(CHN), Ph.D. (HK.U), Post-Doctor (UofC, CAN) is an integrated Eastern and Western Medicine doctor. He is educated academically and through his father, a well-known TCM doctor in China.

Dr. Yingying Cong

Senior Faculty, Acupuncturist

Dr. Yingying Cong is a registered acupuncturist in Alberta. She is a patient-centered acupuncturist and has good experience in Pain Syndromes, Gynecological Diseases, Digestive Diseases, Mental Health Issues, and Insomnia.

Dr. Lindsay Mah

Research Associate, Acupuncturist

Dr. Lindsay Mah is not only skilled in acupuncture but also has a special interest in the Heat Sensitive Moxibustion technique. Before graduating from ACATCM, Lindsay has always been an advocate for holistic health.

Dr. Esther Hyun

Research Associate, Acupuncturist

Dr. Esther Hyun, R.Ac. is a second-generation Traditional Chinese Medicine doctor. Having a high interest in the field of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from a young age, Dr. Hyun is constantly expanding her expertise and practice.

Dr. Ning Xu

Senior Faculty, Acupuncturist

Dr. Ning Xu, R.Ac. is highly interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine, enlightened point massage, cupping and moxibustion in China. An outstanding graduate of ACATCM in TCM and is experienced in acupuncture, herb formula and food therapy.

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