Gil Ton PhD, lid NVA Holland

I’m a Chinese medicine practitioner, lecturer and researcher based in the heart of Amsterdam. I’m a lecturer at Dutch Acupuncture Academy and invited speaker in Continue Professional Development courses and international conferences.

I obtained my doctoral degree in Acupuncture Science and graduated from China Medical University, Taichung Taiwan. In total I lived in Asia for 7 years and I gained an extensive and unique academic and clinical practice experience in Acupuncture.

I treat children and adults, women and men and in my clinic and my main focus is Pain management, Gynecology and Pediatrics disorders, providing Acupuncture treatments combined with Laser Acupuncture Therapy, Chinese Herbal Medicine and lifestyle recommendation.

The treatment is recognized by most of the health insurance according to your insurance plan. 

First I started my studies in 2007 in Israel, where I obtained my 4-year diploma. Then I proceed with my passion & interest in Acupuncture and in 2011 I moved to Beijing, China lived there for 1 year, in which I studied the Medical Theory of Acupuncture Channels with the late Professor Wang Ju-Yi.

Afterwards, In 2012 I opened my own clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel and worked as an Acupuncturist in Hassaf Harofe Hospital, ‘Shiram’ Integrated Medicine Department.

Then in 2015, I decided to continue my studies and moved to Taiwan to completed my postgraduate degrees. I also worked as a lecturer and researcher at the Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University.

While living in Taiwan for 6 years, I learned Chinese language and studied in depth Taiwan Master Tung Acupuncture with Professor Lee Kuo Cheng.

In my doctoral degree, I conducted a clinical research about the use of laser acupuncture for chronic facial paralysis. My clinical and research interests involve Tung Acupuncture Lineage, Laser Acupuncture, the science of Acupuncture channels and the role of connective tissue, and the clinical and cost-effectiveness benefits of Acupuncture treatment.

I published 6 scientific papers about Acupuncture, Laser Acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine.  

International conferences attendances

Academic qualifications & experience

2021-Now: Chinese medicine practitioner at AcuMed Clinic in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
2023-Now: Lecturer at Dutch Acupuncture Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
2019- Now: Lecturer at Graduate Institute Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
2021-Now: Research Task Force Leader of the European Traditional Chinese Medicine Association. 
2021-Now: Member of the Dutch Acupuncture Association (NVA Nederlandse vereniging voor Acupuncturr).
2020- 2021: Research fellow Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
2017-2020 PhD Doctor of Medical Science, Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung Taiwan.
2015-2019: Clinical internship Taiwan Master Tung acupuncture with Prof. Lee Kuo Cheng [李國政], Taiwan.
2015-2017 M.S Master of Medical Science, Graduate Institute of Acupuncture Science, China Medical University, Taichung Taiwan.
2012-2015: Acupuncturist at ‘Shiram’ (complementary Medicine Service Unit) Assaf-Harofeh Hospital and private clinic in Tel Aviv, Israel.
2011-2012: Clinical internship at the Institute of Applied Channel Theory in Chinese Medicine with Prof. Wang Ju-Yi [王居易], Beijing China.
2007-2011 Diploma of Chinese Medicine, School of Chinese Medicine, Reidman Collage for Complementary Medicine Tel Aviv, Israel.

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