Dr. Mao Shing Ni


Doctor of Chinese Medicine

Santa Monica, California

Dr. Mao Shing Ni, known as Dr. Mao, is a 38th-generation doctor of Chinese medicine and an authority on Taoist anti-aging medicine. He was born into a medical family and started his medical training with his father, a renowned physician of Chinese medicine and Taoist Master, and continued his training in schools both in the U.S. and China. After receiving his doctorate degrees and completing his Ph.D. Dissertation on Nutrition, Dr. Mao did his graduate work at Shanghai Medical University and its affiliated hospitals and began his 25-year study of centenarians in China. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Society of Integrative Oncology, and the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Mao is the author of the best selling books:

Dr. Mao is a co-founder of Yo San University and the Tao of Wellness, the acclaimed center for nutrition, Chinese medicine, and acupuncture, located in Santa Monica, CA.

His client list includes celebrities like Robert Downey Jr., Helen Hunt, Jim Carrey, and more.

He has received numerous awards including “outstanding Acupuncturist of the Year”, “Best of L.A.”, and others. Dr. Mao’s published works include Chinese Herbology, Tao of Nutrition, Stress Release, Pain Management, Ageless: Smooth Transitions Through Menopause, The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine, Harmony, Tai Chi, Energy Exercises, Self Healing Chi Gong, and most recently, The New Universal Morality.

Known on Sex and the City as “Dr. Wow”, Dr. Mao has lectured internationally and has been featured on radio and television, notably The Dr. Oz Show, The Ricki Lake Show, and The Doctors. He has also been featured on the pages of the New York Times, L.A. Times, and many other publications. Dr. Mao is the longevity expert on Yahoo!Health and Huffington Post. He is the founder of The Natural Health Search Engine.