Faculty Profile: Poney Chiang

Poney ChiangPoney Chiang PhD, R.TCMP, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)

Instructor: Formulas

Poney received a Doctoral degree in biomedical research from the Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, followed by a Master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. His clinical focus are dermatology, pain and neurological disorders. 

He is an adjunct professor and founder of the Integrative Acupuncture Certificate Program for the Faculty of Health at York University (Toronto). Poney is a professor at the American Neuro-Acupuncture Institute in Santa Fe, and former chair of the herbal medicine department at the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Poney is an expert in peripheral neuro-anatomy of acupoints and their associated neuro-modulation needle techniques. He has been invited to lecture at various international TCM and biomedical acupuncture symposiums and conduct workshops in North/South America, Europe and Australlia. His current research interest includes MRI-based study of the neuro-anatomy of acupoints, as well as the efficacy of acupuncture in reducing post-operative opioid usage.  Poney is currently focusing on writing an integrative acupuncture textbook with Paradigm publication. His hobbies include mind-body cultivation exercises and historical swordsmanship.


Phone: 416-323-1818

Office Hours
Monday to Thursday, 8:30am - 6:30pm
Friday, 8:30am - 5:30pm
Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm