Qiang Cao, ND, MD (China), LAc

Current Roles

Dr. Cao is a professor in the Department of Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine at Bastyr University and a clinical faculty supervisor at Bastyr Center for Natural Health. He is also in private practice at Wedgewood Acupuncture and Botanical Medicine in Seattle.


  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University in 1989
  • Doctor of Medicine from Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) University, Shanghai, China, in 1977 

Classes Taught

Acupuncture Therapeutics, TCM Pathology, TCM Medical Classics


Dr. Cao focuses on internal medicine, breast and prostate cancer, chronic digestion disorders, musculoskeletal problems, skin problems, chronic diseases, autoimmune disorders and pain control.


Dr. Cao believes in bringing about the balance of yin and yang in his patients according to the principles of TCM.

Portrait of Dr. Qiang Cao
Qiang Cao ND, MD (China), LAc
School of Naturopathic Medicine
School of Traditional World Medicines
Department of Acupuncture & East Asian Medicine