Wei Guo, MD is the only family physician in the US who completed three years of acupuncture training in China after medical school. He is the founder and CEO of Family Medicine & Acupuncture, and organization dedicated to providing an integrated continuity of care for the whole patient.
Dr. Guo earned his medical degree in 1989 from Fujian Medical College in China. He completed his orthopedic residency training in China and served as an orthopedic attending physician in a level I trauma center, specializing in trauma, spine surgery, and sports medicine. He also trained in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), receiving his degree from Fujian TCM University in 1997.
Dr. Guo was a visiting clinician in the Orthopedic Department at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN in 199. Since then, he has received a California acupuncture license and joined the staff at South Baylo University (SBU) in California, serving as clinic supervisor, associate professor in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and department chair from 2000-2006.
When he passed the United State Medical License Examination (USMLE) and was certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in 2005, Dr. Guo decided not to be an orthopedist, as he wanted to care for the whole patient. After he completed a one year internship in general surgery at the University of Southern California (USC) Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA in 2007, Dr. Guo completed his residency in Family Medicine at LSUHSC School of Medicine in 2010, having trained at Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner.
Wei Guo, MD is licensed in both Louisiana and California. His specialties are Family Medicine and Acupuncture. He is also experienced in Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation, Depression, Sleep Disorders, Sexual Dysfunction, and Infertility.
Dr. Guo envisions Acupuncture as an integral part of medical care. He believes that by combining Eastern and Western Medicine he will provide a much higher level of care for all patients. He has over 20 years of patient care experience in all facets of patient care and desires to be the primary care physician for the whole patient.
Fujian Medical College in China