“When I was a school boy I can remember seeing a member of my family visiting a Chinese medical doctor in China to get herbal medicine for insomnia. This is what attracted me to study at the Chinese medical university and to become a practitioner.”
Dr Wan graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Medicine from the Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China, in 1985, following 5 years of study. After spending three years gaining clinical experience in the Department of Internal Medicine at the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University, he completed a three-year Master’s degree course in the Advanced Study of Chinese Medicine, also at the Tianjin University.
In 1991 Dr Wan returned to the Internal Medicine department and worked at the Hospital as the House Physician. In 1994 he was appointed as the department’s Physician-in-Charge, and, in 1999 as the Deputy Physician-in-Chief. From 1998 until 2002, he worked as an Associate Chief Physician in the First Teaching Hospital of Tianjin University, where he led the clinical training of third and final year students of the BSc Chinese Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine. In 2002 he moved to the UK and worked as a Chinese medicine practitioner in clinics across the country.
Dr. Wan is the principal lecturer for the Diploma of Chinese Medicine and Syndrome Acupuncture. He also teaches the Herbal Prescriber Certificate and CPDs. He specialises in internal medicine, pain relief, arthritis, dermatological disorders and eye disorders.