Sandjaya Trikadibusana (Tri), L.Ac., MD (Indonesia), MS, PhD
Dr. Sandjaya Tri graduated from Medical School in Indonesia and practiced at; the Public Health Center and Private Hospital in Family Medicine for ten years. Dr. Tri taught at the Nursing School for five years, conducting comparative studies on endemic goiter and hypertension in adults, and a clinical study on the conservative treatment in patients with ileum. Dr. Tri published the clinical study in the Indonesian National Health Journal in Indonesia. Dr. Tri received training in mini-laparotomy for tubectomy in Indonesia.
Dr. Tri graduated from Samra University of Oriental Medicine School in 2000 and since then been practicing as a licensed Acupuncturist, associated with Medical Doctor in integrated medical care for 5 years. Dr. Tri attended an extensive program in the clinical settings and involved in a research study on cardiac autonomic neuropathy at Rancho Medical Center, Downey, CA.
In 2004 Dr. Tri obtained a Ph.D. degree from Yuin University, School of Oriental Medicine with a dissertation topic on the retrospective study on the effect of acupuncture in patients with arterial hypertension. In 2011 Dr. Tri graduated with Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) at South Baylo University (LA). In 2013 Dr. Tri received the scalp acupuncture certification from Zhu Scalp Acupuncture Research and Educational Foundation in San Jose, CA. Prior to being employed at South Baylo University, Dr. Tri worked as a part-time instructor at Samra University.
Since November 2005, Dr. Tri has been a full-time faculty member teaching Eastern and Western medical subjects and clinic supervisor for South Baylo University.
Eun Ju Choi L.Ac
Eun Ju Choi graduated from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and she received a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from South Baylo University. She also completed two residencies in traditional Chinese medicine at First Affiliated Hospital of Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Stroke Center and Baokang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, as well as a fellowship at Acupuncture & Herb Center of Dongzhimen Hospital in China. She obtained the California Acupuncture License and then started to practice as an Acupuncturist working with other healthcare professionals in southern California. She specializes in women’s health care through the use of traditional herbal medicine, preventive medicine as well as neurological rehabilitation. She firmly believes that Acupuncture and Herbal medicine should be used together to achieve the best results for her patients. Currently, Eun Ju Choi is working as a Clinic Herbal pharmacist at South Baylo University Clinic.
Eddie S. Hong, L.Ac., MS, OMD, QME
Dr. Eddie S. Hong has been a part-time supervisor at the Anaheim Clinic since March 2003 and has been teaching Acupuncture Technique since January 2006. Dr. Hong graduated from South Baylo University in May 2000 and received the California Acupuncture License (L.Ac.) in January 2001. His experience, as an Acupuncturist, includes; working at the Gilbert Medical Center in Garden Grove and the Vineyard Injury Center. Dr. Hong mostly treats worker’s compensation patients who suffer from low back pain, shoulder pain, neck pain, and knee and ankle pain. Dr. Hong works in an integrative medicine clinic with medical doctors who are referred frequently for pain and muscle spasm treatment. From this experience, Dr. Hong became very interested in the field of pain treatment (syndrome). He has applied his treatment methods to patients and enjoys educating medical doctors, acupuncturists, and students at South Baylo University Clinic regarding these types of treatments.
Dr. Hong has credentials from Kaiser Permanente Medical Group for treatment/management of patients and Worker’ compensation cases.
Sung Bae Lim, L.Ac.
Sung Bae Lim graduated from South Baylo University with a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 1997. He obtained the License of Acupuncture in California in 1999.
After licensing, he began practicing under various settings such as working with chiropractors and medical doctors, and straight acupuncture clinics. In the course of his career, he has worked with and learned different styles of acupuncture and Constitutional Medicine from some experienced AOM masters
Currently, he has run his own acupuncture clinic in L.A. since 2006 and has been teaching acupuncture theory/therapy at SBU since 2012. Also, his supervisor’s career began in the SBU clinic in 2016. He is interested in developing acupuncture and herbal treatment protocols for infertility, pain management, and stress release.
Yuri Ovchinnikov, L.Ac., MS, Ph.D.
Dr. Yuri, as he is called at SBU clinic, graduated from St. Petersburg University (Russia) and obtained a Ph.D. from the Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Russia. He completed two years of field research experience in Beijing, China and received an M.S. degree in Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Santa Monica, California. In 2011, Dr. Yuri received a Doctorate degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at South Baylo University. Dr. Yuri specialty lies in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders and geriatric conditions.
Dr. Yuri has been employed at South Baylo University since 2005 as a part-time clinic supervisor. In 2007, Dr. Yuri began to teach Acupuncture A. In addition to teaching and working at SBU clinic, Dr. Yuri has a private practice in West Hollywood and works as a contractor and acupuncture consultant at a chiropractic clinic in Santa Ana. Prior to this, Dr. Yuri was a visiting scholar at USC in Los Angeles. Dr. Yuri worked at the Academy of Sciences in Russia and People’s University in China.
Junfeng Xi, L.Ac., BM (China), OMD
Since 1998 Dr. Junfeng Xi has been employed at South Baylo University (SBU) as a supervisor and instructor. Dr. Xi has taught Acupuncture Principles; Acupuncture A, B, C, and D; Acupuncture Techniques A and B; Acupuncture Theory/Therapy A and B; OM Principles; and OM Principle III in the Master’s degree program. Dr. Xi has also taught Patient Counseling in the doctoral degree program and supervises interns in the clinic.
Prior to SBU, Dr. Xi worked at the Yunnan Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She was an Attending Doctor and Department Director of the National Medicine Research, member of the Academic Committee, Director of Trace Element Association, and member of the Professional Qualification Evaluation Committee at Yunnan Traditional Chinese Medicine Institute.
Dr. Xi was a member of the following associations and committees; Director of the International Association of Integrated Medicine (USA), Natural Dialectics Research Committee of China Science and Technology Association, Traditional Chinese Medicine Association of China, China Research Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, and the Acupuncture Association of China. Dr. Xi has also published over twenty research papers, books, and monographs. Currently, Dr. Xi is investigating a two case study treating Fibromyalgia and Diabetic Retinopathy through the use of Oriental Medicine while teaching classes in the Master’s program as well as in the Doctoral program.
Anne Ahn, L.Ac., Esthetician, OMD
Dr. Ahn is a licensed acupuncturist and esthetician in California, having earned her master’s and doctoral degrees in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AOM) from South Baylo University (SBU) in Anaheim, California in 2003 and 2006 respectively. Beginning in 2007, Dr. Ahn has served at South Baylo University as the Supervisor of the Acupuncture Anti-Aging Clinic, Doctoral Clerkship Coordinator, Admissions Director, and a faculty member of the MSAOM & DAOM programs of SBU. In addition, Dr. Ahn has taught Herbology and Cosmetic Acupuncture in the master’s and doctoral degree programs and supervised interns in the clinic.
Dr. Ahn is recognized by her licensure, extensive training, and experience in the areas of cosmetic acupuncture, herbal medicine, anti-aging, weight control, and hair loss treatments. Since 2007, her specialization has included the use of combining conventional and alternative medicine in such areas. Among others, Dr. Ahn has focused on the anti-aging and immune-boosting effects of AOM on enhancing the health and beauty of the skin as well as general health. By utilizing her vast expertise and experience in both Asian and Western esthetic therapies, Dr. Ahn has successfully treated many patients seeking the integrative medical attention in non-invasive facial/hair rejuvenation, weight control, or stress management.
More importantly, Dr. Ahn takes the necessary time to educate patients on diet, exercise, cleansing, and the self-application of skincare products. Dr. Ahn’s mission is to consistently provide patients with safe, high-quality anti-aging therapeutic services, while educating patients and the community about promoting health and using both Asian and Western therapies.
At the Acupuncture Anti-Aging Clinic of SBU, patients are able to experience a wide array of advanced skin, hair, and body care machines, devices, therapies, and products including but not limited to: Oxyoasis (Advanced Oxygen Facial System); Hydroimpact (Advanced Hydro System); Cryo-Facial Electroporation System; InBody Body Composition Analyzer; Quantum Resonance Magnetic Analyzer; Triple Body Total Professional Skin and Body Care System; Liposet (Ultrasound Cavitation for Non-Invasive Cellulite Removal & Fat Reduction); LED Photo Dynamic Thermo Therapy; Auto Micro-Needle Therapy System (for Promoting Collagen Regeneration); Facial/Head Acupuncture; Stress Relief Hot Stone Aromatherapy; and high-end Korean cosmeceutical skincare products.
Los Angeles Clinic
Gray D. Jang, L.Ac., BM(China), MSAOM, MBA, OMD, Dipl.O.M.
Dr. Gray D. Jang is currently working as the Clinic Director as well as the Director of patient outreach program and also oversees the Herbal Pharmacy Department at South Baylo University in Los Angeles Clinic. Dr. Jang graduated from Heilongjiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China with a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Degree in 1999. Dr. Jang earned a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from South Baylo University in 2001. In 2007, Dr. Jang earned a Master of Business Administration degree from California University of Management and Science. In 2008, Dr. Jang earned a Doctorate Degree in Oriental Medicine (O.M.D) from South Baylo University. Dr. Jang is a licensed acupuncturist in California and has the Diplomate of Oriental Medicine certified by the NCCAOM.
Dr. Jang has specialized in traditional Chinese Tui-Na therapy and incorporates it in treating his patients. Dr. Jang’s goal is to help promote Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine to the general public in California. Dr. Jang participates in health fairs and provides community services to those in need.
Alfredo Briones L.Ac., MD(Philippines), MASOM
Dr. Alfredo Briones graduated from University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines with a Doctorate degree in 1986. Dr. Briones earned a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo-San University in 2013.
Prior to being employed at South Baylo University, Dr. Briones worked as a faculty member at several Acupuncture and Oriental Schools and at the clinic with other Acupuncturists. Since 2016, he has been a faculty member teaching Western Medicine and Clinic Supervisor for South Baylo University.
Soong Yeon Kim, L.Ac. , MSAOM
Soong Yeon Kim graduated from South Baylo University with a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in 2010. She obtained California State licensed acupuncturist in 2011. Since then, she has practiced as an acupuncturist in Los Angeles until 2015. Since 2016 she has been employed at South Baylo University as a Clinic Herbal pharmacist. Currently, she is working as a clinic assistant and clinic supervisor.
Hanok Lee, L.Ac. MSAOM, DAOM
Since July 2000, Dr. Hanok Lee has been treating patients with a variety of injuries, diseases, and illnesses. Previously he was an instructor at the Samra University of Oriental Medicine and is now instructing at South Baylo University. Dr. Hanok Lee teaches on Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, methods of energy points of the human body, and hand therapy skills, electrical stimulation, cupping, moxibustion, orthopedics. Dr. Hanok Lee has experience in the treatment of orthopedics, fibromyalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, menopause, hypertension, sleep disorders, allergy, and many others.
Sung Woon Tae, L.Ac., MSAOM, OMD
Dr. Sung Woon Tae has been working at South Baylo University (SBU) since 1998. Dr. Tae is currently a Clinic Supervisor at the SBU Los Angeles Clinic and lectured Acupuncture Principles. Currently Dr. Tae is researching the Principles of the Universe related to Oriental Philosophy, a connection between Universe Principle Theory and acupuncture theory affecting human physiology.