Dr. Chen, a renowned Chinese Medicine doctor, professor, and author specializing in TCM and orthopedics, is offering a unique certification training program with CEU credit for acupuncturists. This course offers the latest research and development from China and will focus on his renown acupuncture, Tui Na and herbal treatment methods and diagnostic techniques, all of which he has taught to hundreds of TCM graduates in China and physicians internationally. Now Dr. Leon Chen is ratified a Continuing Education Sponsor of Acupuncture in Illinois(sponsor # 225.000007) and PDA provider of NCCAOM(provider # 1184). He has two kinds of CEU and PDA programs: seminars and mentoring.

In seminars courses, Dr. Leon Chen will emphasize Modern Chinese Medicine for internal diseases and orthopedics’ diseases. The lecture will cover proper diagnosis and treatment using acupuncture, Tui Na and Chinese herbs. Tui Na Theory, including elucidation and comparison of TCM and Western Theory. Diagnostic techniques associated with specific body regions and their accompanying diseases. This includes “hands on” techniques, as well as an introduction to X-Ray & MRI reading relevant to practitioners of TCM. Participants should bring their patients X-Ray’s & MRI’s that they would like discuss. Common disease diagnosis and treatments methods for approximately 30 diseases of both Chinese Medicine and Western Orthopedics. Details on the correct use of Dr. Chen’s acupuncture and herbs formulas to accompany each of the diseases and pathologies discussed. According to how many courses you complete that you can receive CEU credits.

In mentoring programs, Licensed professionals are welcome to work with Dr. Chen on a one-on-one, case by case basis. You have the option to observe him working with his pre-approved patients, or to schedule your own patients to work with him for special treatment(s). In each situation, you would work side by side Dr. Chen. Also you can get corresponding CEU credits.

Another option is to study TCM related texts that Dr. Chen provides. You can then discuss these texts with Dr. Chen either by phone, e-mail, or in person. CEU credits is also available through this option.

To find out more information about these programs call or email us, Dr. Chen will give you the most current information about them.

What is East West Healing CEU Membership? East West Healing Center is a proud continuing education (CEU) sponsor for the State of Illinois and a professional development activities (PDA) provider for the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) We offer over 30 hours CEUs and PDAs every two years. Seminars and programs are led by experienced and qualified speakers in field of TCM.

What are the Benefits of the Membership?

  • Zero commitment
  • No membership fee
  • Members will be given 10% discount for each seminar, for students 50% discount
  • Members can earn CEU and PDA hours through mentoring and online programs
  • Members will receive notifications for upcoming seminars through email or mail
  • No other advertising through your email or mail

How to Join East West Healing CEU Membership?

Just fill out the form below and return it back to us.

East West Healing CEU Membership Form

How to Contact East West Healing Center?

Attention: Dr. Leon Chen, L.Ac Address: 2500 South Highland Ave, Suite 342, Lombard, IL 60148. Phone or Text: 630-290-8031, Fax: 630-282-7474 E-mail:

Notification of Seminars

 Seminar on 04/26/2020

A seminar will offer 8 CEUs/PDAs and A free CPR class that for renewal NCCAOM certificate only

Topic: The Special Acupuncture Needling Techniques and Clinical Applications and a free CPR class

Course Objectives : There are different ethnic medicines in China, such as Han Chinese Medicine called Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Tibet Medicine, Zhuang Medicine, etc. In this seminar will introduce Zhuang medicine which threads moxibustion of the Zhuang Medicine(壮族医学线灸), Thunder-fire moxibustion (雷火灸), Elongated needle (芒针), Blood-letting (放血), Cervical multiple needling (项丛刺), Sacroiliac needling (骶髂刺), etc. Dr. Li has over 40 years experiences of TCM and Zhuang medicine and will share the special acupuncture needling techniques to treat as Stroke, Pain management, Asthma, Dysmenorrhea, Tinnitus, Insomnia, Bell palsy, Shingles, etc.

Speaker: Dr. Xiaoyuan Li, she has been working in Acupuncture field since 1976 in China. Dr. Li served as a director in the Acupuncture Department of the First People’s Hospital of Nanning in Guangxi Province of China, also as an associate professor at Guangxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Dr. Li as a board member of the Guangxi acupuncture association and member of Chinese special acupuncture technique community in China, and she is a visiting professor of the Sydney College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Australia. 

 Fees: Register the seminar before 4/12/2020---- $100.  After 4/12/2020 ---- $110.

For East West Healing CEU members:10% off; For students: 50% off

Event Location: Double Tree Hotel. 1909 Spring Rd. Oak Brook, IL 60523

For more informations please to contact Dr. Leon Chen at 630-290-8031 and the registration form of 4/26/2020 is here:





The 6th American TCM Congress and China-US Traditional Chinese Medicine Forum

September 19- 20, 2020 in Chicago


Offer 16 CEUs/PDAs, 2 Ethics and 2 Safety that approve by NCCAOM

The 6th American TCM Congress and China-US Traditional Chinese Medicine Forum will be sponsored by American TCM Association (ATCMA), TCM American Alumni Association (TCMAAA) and China Association of Chinese Medicine (CACM), and presented by East West Healing Center and American Alumni Association of Gansu University of TCM, Acupuncture Committee of ATCMA, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Committee of ATCMA and Medical Qigong &TaiChi Academic Committee of ATCMA.  It will be co-organized by the Illinois Society of Acupuncturists (ILSA) and Asian American Acupuncture Association (AAAA).

In this Congress, we will be inviting the professors, doctors and experts from China as well as the United States to share their experience and study of TCM. Special topics include: DunHuang medicine (敦煌医药学), Tibetan medicine (藏医药), and Prof. Zheng Kuishan’s acupuncture technique (郑魁山教授针法). These topics are unique to Gansu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Besides these special topics, the 6th Congress will also discuss the following:

  1. Acupuncture techniques and clinical application
  2. TCM treatment for orthopedic disorders
  3. TCM treatment for infertility
  4. TCM Cancer treatments
  5. Clinical application of classic and modern TCM herbal formulas
  6. Clinical application of folk techniques of TCM
  7. TaiChi, Qigong practice technique and rehabilitation

Event location:
Hyatt Regency O'Hare Chicago.
9300 W. Bryn Mawr Ave. Rosemont, IL 60018


On Saturday, there will be morning and afternoon presentations, a group photo, free luncheon, and attendees will go to dinner on their own.  There will be an after-dinner evening party with free dessert.

On Sunday, there will be morning and afternoon presentations.  Attendees will go to lunch on their own.

The Congress ends in the early evening on Sunday.

More detail about the program will be released in August 2020. 


Early bird two days pass, before 3/15/2020 ---$300

Early bird single day pass, before 3/15/2020 ---$170

Two days pass, between 3/15/2020 to 7/15/2020 ---$350

Single day pass, between 3/15/2020 to 7/15/2020 ---$195

Two days pass, after 7/15/2020 ---$400

Single day pass, after 7/15/2020---$220

Discounts: Asian American Acupuncture Association (AAAA) members or East West Healing Center CEU members 10% off

Discounts: Student 50% off

Here is the website link for your guests to reserve their guestrooms or parking for your September 2020 program:

The registration form of 9/19-20/2020 will appear in March 2020.


Presented by: East West Healing Center
A Continuing Education Sponsor of Acupuncture in Illinois and NCCAOM

Contact us for questions: Dr. Leon Chen, OMD, LAc
2500 South Highland Ave, Suite 342.
Lombard, IL 60148.
Call or text: 630.290.8031

Please download seminars on 04/26/2020 registration form


In Case Study, we’d like to help people understand some diseases that we will analyze and discuss them on Pathogenesis, Differential diagnosis and Treatment of Chinese medicine as acupuncture, Tuina and herbs.

1. Chinese Medicine Treatment of the Fibromyalgia---- learn more click here

2. Pathogenesis and TCM Treatment of the Hip Disorders----learn more click here

3. Chinese Medicine Treatment of the Headaches----learn more click here