Dr. Suzanne Robidoux completed her master’s degree in Oriental medicine in the US in 1999 and is a certified acupuncturist in Canada. She has now been living in China and Taiwan for the last 12 years studying with various masters with a focus on classics and clinical practice. She completed her Ph.D. in acupuncture at the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in 2007 while focusing her thesis on treating neurological diseases. During her doctorates, she practiced with 3 different masters with different specialties. One of these masters was Dr. Lu Qian at the neurological hospital (direct lineage under the doctor Jiao Shu Fa). During her apprenticeship with Dr. Lu, Suzanne learned the most effective ways to treat severe cases of post-stroke coma, paralysis, hemiplegia, multiple sclerosis, Meniere’s diseases and so on. Over 90% of the patients would receive cranial acupuncture to accompany body acupuncture. The second master, Dr. Tao Kun, is famous for his moxabustion techniques and efficacy on post-stroke paralysis and various musculoskeletal diseases. The third master, Dr. Huang Huang, uses classical formulas to treat diseases according to the patient’s constitution.
Suzanne came to Beijing in 2007 and worked for the People’s Medical Publishing House, a medical publisher in China translating Chinese medical books in English and French. She translated and edited over 20 professional Chinese medical textbooks related to acupuncture and Chinese medicine. Suzanne also developed international relations between many European Chinese Medical Associations with the some official Chinese medical authorities in China.
Suzanne now works for the Yanda Health City in Beijing as the International Relations Director bringing many Chinese Medical experts together. She is also Chief Acupuncture of the Neurological and Post stroke department treating patients with Acupuncture. Suzanne also works once a week at the Suicide Prevention center in Beijing once a week to contribute to the benefit of society. On her free time she continues to research classical texts such as the Shang Han Lun and Jin Gui Yao Lue as well as the Nanjing and the Neijing.