Meet Dr. Yihong Joy Hao

A Holistic Specialist in both Eastern & Western Medicine


Dr. Yihong Joy Hao is a board certified Family Physician and a Master of traditional Chinese medicine. She has been in private practice in Boca Raton, FL for more than 10 years.

Growing up in China, Dr. Yihong Joy Hao possesses a love of learning and the determination to always strive for excellence. Throughout the educational years, she has been constantly ranked first place. After 5-year medical school, she underwent 3-yr post-graduate training (fellowship) from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Integrative Medicine, then remained on as member of the faculty, where she devoted herself to medical search, teaching and clinical practice with an emphasis on senility diseases anti-aging for 6 years. She received government awards and university promotion for her outstanding performances.

Coming to USA in 1995, Dr. Yihong Joy Hao started teaching Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine at Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale right away and remains on the faculty until today. Her own practice, Hao' s Acupuncture & Natural Healing Center, has been   established in Boca Raton since 09/1998 and dedicated to serve the community. With her knowledge, skills, passion and kindness, many satisfyied patients have received great medical care.

After realizing the great need for holistic and integrative medicine in this country, Dr. Joy Hao decided to pursue the medical doctor licensure in USA. Successfully passing all the exams, she went into a 3-yr residency program at UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital and graduated with distinction.

Dr. Yihong Joy Hao carefully manages her practice in order to provide each and every one of her patients with the individual care and attention they deserve. With the combination of new medical technology and ancient wisdom, an integrative, science-based healthcare approach, Dr. Yihong Joy Hao offers unique, unparalleled medical practice.