Dr. Mao earned his M.D. (equivalent) from Hebei Medical University TCM College in 1985. In 1988, he earned a Masters in Medicine (Physiology/Endocrinology) from Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology at Hokkaido University in Japan in 1999. After completing his post-doctoral training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he joined Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) as a molecular researcher/faculty for 15 years.
Dr. Mao has extensive experience in the clinic and research fields, specializing in neurobiology, endocrinology, and cancer biology. He has published many scientific papers and book chapters, and seen patients for more than 30 years. He combines his knowledge of both Western medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine to create personalized herbal teas to treat a wide variety of diseases and illnesses.
Recently, he has been working at Wing Ming Herbs in Portland, Oregon. In the past year, Dr. Mao has seen over 1800 patients and treated a wide range of diseases: many types of cancers, chronic kidney diseases, mental health, flu/colds, pain, addiction, neurodegenerative diseases (including multiple sclerosis, dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's), infertility, menopause, hypertension, heart problems, diabetes, digestive problems, migraines, stroke, and much more.
Dr. Mao currently lives in Lake Oswego with his wife and daughter.