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Dr. Hongmei J. Li, L.Ac., O.M.D.

Dr. Li has been practicing Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture for more than 20 years. Dr. Li has a strong desire to help all of her patients to recover from their symptoms as quickly as possible. Her specialties include OB/GYN care and pain management. 


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Dr. Hongmei J. Li, L.Ac., O.M.D.

By understanding the underlying causes of specific diseases, Dr. Li has successfully treated acute and chronic pains including lower back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain, joint pain, and headaches by using FSN and acupuncture. She has helped many couples solve their infertility problems.


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Dr. Hongmei J. Li, L.Ac., O.M.D.

 Sometimes, medical problems could be complicated and require using a wide variety of methods to achieve optimum treatment. Dr. Li provides specialized services, such as AcuGraph Digital Meridian Image Exam for testing your Qi/energy levels-to help diagnosis; FSN Acupuncture as a modern acupuncture for treating difficulty pain as quick as possible; and using ONE needle to effectively treat chronic sinus problems -Allergen elimination (Puncturing Sphenopalatine Ganglion).As an integrative medical practitioner, Dr. Li believes natural and holistic healing art can restore a patient's energy and improve their qualify of life.



Dr. Hongmei J. Li, L.Ac., O.M.D.

Credentials and Training

  • California Licensed Acupuncturist, State of California, USA
  • Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture
  • UCLA Visiting Scholar 
  • Acupuncture Physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center       

Education:

  • Bachelor of Medicine – Tongji Medical University - China
  • Master of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture – Dongguk University of  Los Angeles- USA
  • Doctor of Oriental Medicine -South Baylo University - USA
  • Post Graduate Advanced Studies in Pulmonology and Cardiology under Dr. Mario Fournier, Ph.D., and Dr. Peng-Sheng Chen, M.D., Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles

Internships

  • Tongji Teaching Hospital, Tongji Medical University- China
  • Los Angeles Clinic, South Baylo University- USA

Current Positions

  • CEO, LA Alternative Medical Center, Encino, CA USA
  • Medical Staff Acupuncturist, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles,USA
  • Faculty Member, Dongguk University, Los Angeles, USA

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS:

1. Heart Rhythm 28th Annual Scientific Sessions. May 9-12, 2007,

Denver, Colorado, USA. Title: “Rapid Analysis of Nerve Growth Factor in

Blood for Arrhythmia Risk Stratification” .

2. Gorden Conference, Scientific Sessions. March,18-23, 2007,

Los Angeles, CA, USA. Title: “ Neural Remodeling in the Stellate Ganglia

after Myocardial Infarction in Rabbits”

3. Heart Rhythm 27th Annual Scientific Sessions. May,17-20, 2006,

Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Title: “ Plasma Nerve Growth

Factor Concentrations and the Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation

After Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation”

4. American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions. November 13-16, 2005,

Dallas, Texas, USA. Title: “Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation

Increases Plasma Nerve Growth Factor Concentrations in Humans”.

5. Heart Rhythm 26th Annual Scientific Sessions. New Orleans, LA, May4-7,

2005. Title: “Nerve Sprouting in the Stellate Ganglia in Canine Models of

Sudden Cardiac Death”

6. Heart Rhythm 26th Annual Scientific Sessions. New Orleans, LA, May4-7, 2005.

Title: “Abnormalities in Ca Handling Protein Expression in Subacute

Myocardial infarction”

7. Heart Rhythm 26th Annual Scientific Sessions. New Orleans, LA, May4-7, 2005.

Title: “Heterogeneous Cardiac Nerve Sprouting in dogs with pacing – induced

congestive heart failure”

8. The American College of Cardiology 54th Annual Scientific Session, March 6-9, 2005,

in Orlando, Florida, USA. Title: “Segmental disconnection and tissue anisotropy at

the human pulmonary vein-atrial junction: implications for catheter ablation of

atrial fibrillation.”

9. The American College of Cardiology 54th Annual Scientific Session,

March 6-9, 2005, in Orlando, Florida, USA. Title: “Elevation of Aortic and Coronary

Artery Nerve Growth Factor Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Human”

10. American Heart Association, Scientific Sessions. November 7-9, 2004,

New Orleans, Louisiana. USA. Title: “Distribution and Co-localization

of Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nerves in Human Pulmonary Veins”

11. ATS International Conference, May 18-23, 2003,Seattle,Title: “Skeletal Muscle

Gene Expression Profile in Response to Short-time Malnutrition.”

12. ATS International Conference, May 18-23, 2002,Dolando, Canada. Title: “TNF-

and diaphragm fiber a trophy with malnutrition.”

13. ATS 2001 97th International Conference, May 18-23, 2001,San Francisco, CA.

Title: “Diaphragm IGF-1 Responses To Nandrolone

in Malnourished Emphysematous Hamsters.”

14. ATS 2001 97th International Conference, May 18-23, 2001,San Francisco, CA.

Title: “Diaphragm IGF-1 Responses To Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)

in Emphysematous Hamsters.”\


PUBLICATIONS

1. Ngugen LB, Li H, Fishbein CM, Lin SF, Gaudio C, Chen P-S and Chen SL “Acute myocardial infarction induces bilateral stellate ganglia neural remodeling in rabbits” in Cardiovascular Pathology 2012 ;21(3):143-148. 26

2. Tan A Y., Zhou S., Li H, Lin S-F and Chen P-S. SL “Neural Mechanisms of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Paroxysmal Atrial Tachycardia in Ambulatory Canines ” in Circulation. 2008 Aug12, 118:916-925

3. Ono N, Hayashi H, Kawase A, Lin S-F, Li H, Weiss J N, Chen P-S and Karagueuzian HS. “Spontaneous Atrial Fibrillation Initialed by Triggered Activity Near the Pulmonary Veins in Aged Rats Subjected to Glycolytic Inhibition” in Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2007 Jan; 292(1):H639-48.

4. Hwang G-S, Hayashi H, Tang L, Ogawa M, Hernandez H, Tan A Y., Li H,Karagueuzian HS, Weiss J N, Lin S-F and Chen P-S. “Intracellular Calcium and Vulnerability to Fibrillation and Defibrillation in Langendorff-Perfused Rabbit Ventricles”in Circulation. 2006 Dec12, 114(24)2595-603

5. Tan A Y., Li H, Wachsmann-Hogiu S, Chen L S., Chen P-S , and Fishbein M C. “Autonomic innervation and segmental muscular disconnections at the human pulmonary vein-atrial junction: implications for catheter ablation of atrial-pulmonary vein junction” in J Am Coll Cardiol. 2006 Jul 4;48(1):132-43. Epub 2006 Jun 12. PMID: 16814659 (PubMed- as supplied by publisher)

6. Oh Y-S, Jong A Y., Kim D T., Li H, Wang C, Zemljic-Harpf A, Ross R S., Fishbein M C, Chen P-S and Chen L S. “Spatial distribution of nerve sprouting after myocardial infarction in mice”in Heart Rhythm. 2006 Jun;3(6):728-36. Epub 2006 Feb 28.(PubMed-as supplied by publisher)

7. Lewis M, Da X, Li H and Fournier M. “Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha and Malnutrition-Induced Inhibition of Diaphragm Fiber Growth in Young Rats” in Journal of Applied Physiology. 99:000-000,2005 (PubMed-as supplied by publisher)

8. Wang C, Chelly R. M, Chai N, Tan Y, Hui T, Li H, Farkas L. D and Demetriou A. A. “Transcriptomic Fingerprinting of Bone Marrow-derived Hepatic ßm-/Thy-1+ Stem Cells.” in Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 327. 252-260, 2005.

9. Li H, Tan AY, Zhou S, Jung C B, Wachsmann H S, Fishbein MC, Chen PS and Chen L. “Nerve Sprouting in the Stellate Ganglia in Canine Model of Sudden Cardiac Death”, in Heart Rhythm (Vol. 2:S8 abstract) 2005.

10. Shah S, Cha Y-M, Okuyama Y, Li H, Chen L, Fishbein MC and Chen PS. “Heterogeneous Cardiac Nerve Sprouting in Dogs with Pacing – Induced Congestive Heart Failure”, in Heart Rhythm (Vol. 124, 549-558,abstract), 2005.

11. Zhou S, Chou C-C, Oh Y-S, Dave S A, Li H, Lin S-F, Sharifi B and Chen PS. “Abnormalities in Ca Handling Protein Expression in Subacute Myocardial Infarction”, in Heart Rhythm (Vol. 124, 549-558,abstract), 2005.

12. Kar S, Kangavari S, Zhou S, Li H, Ding S, Chen IY and Chen PS. “Elevation of Aortic and Coronary Artery Nerve Growth Factor Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in Human”, in J Am Coll Cardiol, (Vol. 45:94A,abstrcat), 2005.

13. Tan AY, Li H, Chen PS and Fishbein MC. “Segmental Disconnection and Tissue Anisotropy at the Human Pulmonary Vein-Atrial Junction: Implications for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation”, in J Am Coll Cardiol , (Vol. 45:120A,abstract), 2005.

14. Hui H,Wang C, Li H, Bulotta A, D’Amico E, Khoury N, Nguyen E, Mario U, Chen IY and Perfetti R. “Gene Expression Profiling of Cultured Human Islet Preparation”, in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. Vol. 6, 481-492, 2004.

15. Lewis MI, Fournier M, Da, X., Li H, Mosenifar Z, Mckenna RJ and Cohen AH. “Short-term Influences of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on the Diaphragm in Emphysematous Hamsters”, in Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 170(7), pp753-759, 2004.

16. Fournier M, Wang C, Kamangar N, Li H, Chen Y-D.I. and Lewis MI. “Skeletal Muscle Gene Expression Profile in Response to Short-time Malnutrition”, in Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 167, April, A963, abstract 2003

17. Fournier, M., Da, X., Li H and Lewis, MI. “TNF- and Diaphragm Fiber a Trophy with Malnutrition ”, in Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 165, April, A258, abstract 2002.

18. Fournier, M., Li H, Da, X., Mohsenifar, Z. and Lewis, MI. “Diaphragm IGF-1 Responses to Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS) in Emphysematous Hamsters”, in Am J Respir Crit Care Med Vol. 163, A147, abstract 2001. 


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