Ph. D (TCM, China); DTCM (China); Physician of Integrated Chinese and Western Medicine (China); R. Ac, R. TCMP (BC)
30+ Year Experience in Practice, Research and Teaching
Dr. (Kevin) Kewu Hu graduated from a TCM university in Wuhan in 1986, his hometown, with a bachelor’s degree in TCM.
Dr. Hu was employed immediately by a great public hospital and started receiving further training in Western medicine and practicing his acupuncture and Chinese medicine at different units of internal medicine.
During the eight year in the hospital, he soon grew up from a complete novice doctor to a senior doctor of integrated Chinese and Western medicine. He treated thousands of walk-in and hospitalized patients by means of herbs, acupuncture or/and Western medicines.
Did not satisfied by his professional establishment, he went to one of five best TCM universities in China, seeking further training in clinical and laboratory research on TCM and catching chances to learn from best acupuncturists and herbalists in the university and its affiliated hospitals.
Dr. Hu was employed by the university after he received his master degree and doctor degree (PhD ) and was responsible for training international students coming to China for best acupuncture training. He also assisted in mentoring graduate students from China and other countries.
Dr. Hu move to Canada in 2004 and immediately started to teaching at TCM schools in Victoria. He was passionately passing his own experience and knowledge to his students and also passing experience and knowledge of the best acupuncturists and herbalists in central and southern China.
Dr. Hu is a very good guitar player and loves travelling. He speaks Mandarin and English fluently and speaks Cantonese pretty good. He is humble and humorous.
2017 to 2020
Practitioner at and owner of BayVan Clinic; part-time instructor at Pacific Rim College and Royal Pacific Institute /Oshio College
Dr. (Kevin) Kewu Hu moved his clinic from Saanich to Victoria and shifted he working priority from classroom teaching and clinical training back to his practice of traditional Chinese medicine.
2007 to 2017
Pacific Rim College, instructor
Dr. Hu was the first instructor with a background of working experience in China and traditional Chinese medicine education in China. He taught almost all courses related to traditional Chinese medicine as he taught in his previous school. He also taught lots of courses directly related disease treated with acupuncture, like genecology, dermatology, traumatology, TCM classics, etc.
He clinically trained students' acupuncture and herbal practice.
Dr. Hu was the first instructor teaching herbs of traditional Chinese medicine there, he taught all courses related Chinese medicines. First student passed the very difficult herbalist board exam from CTCMA in her first try. Many of his talented students are now teaching at the school and became the school's backbone.
He also had his own practice with a chiropractor and at home in Saanich.
2004 to 2007
International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Victoria, instructor
Dr. Hu taught almost all basic to advanced courses of traditional Chinese medicine, e.g., foundation, diagnosis, Materia Medica, formula, internal medicine, genecology, dermatology, TCM modern research, understanding Chinese herbs within Western medicine pharmacology, TCM classics, etc. His students are now successfully practicing in difference cities in Canada and USA
2000 to 2004
Guangzhou University of traditional Chinese medicine (China) , associate professor, registered TCM doctor
His was mainly responsible to give clinic and in-classroom training to international students who came to Guangzhou from different Asian countries, Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Oceania. They were looking for the best acupuncture and herbal training in China. He also treated walk-in patients mainly with Chinese medicines and sometime with Western medications.
Dr. Hu published many research papers related to his traditional Chinese medicine research in the period of 1994 to 2000. He also co-wrote many traditional Chinese medicine books. Some books are used as textbooks in Canada.
He assisted in mentoring Chinese graduates and PhD students from a traditional Chinese medicine college Chicago, USA.
Dr. Hu often helped organizing and attended traditional Chinese medicine seminar held at the university. Many top TCM master professor recognized professionals cross China were invited, it included Deng Tiantao (邓铁涛)，Ren Jixue (任继学) , Lu Zhizheng (路志正), Jia Shude (焦树德). By these rare chances, he further enriched his TCM knowledge and improved his clinical skills by learning from these masters.
1986 to 1994
Changhang General Hospital (China), integrative Chinese and Western medicine physician, herbalist, acupuncturist
Dr. Hu accumulated 90% of his clinical experience in this stage of his career. He was firstly trained in different internal medicine units and then he spent most years in traditional Chinese medicine unit. He was responsible to gave TCM treatment to help medical doctors when their treatment result could not be satisfied. He grew from a junior doctor to a senior doctor. He treated thousands of in-hospital and walk-in patients with various kinds of diseases. He clinically trained under graduated university students.
Dr. Hu was good at making diagnosis in TCM and Western medicine perspectives. He chose one or two or three ways among Western medication, Chinese medicine and acupuncture to treat his patients. He usually used Western medications to treat a disease in a critical or very severe stage, and then followed by Chinese herbs, and then then followed by acupuncture. He also combined two or three when necessary for the best benefit of his patients.
1997 to 2000
Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ph.D (Tradtional Chinese Medicine, Clinic)
Dr. (kevin) kewu hu did clinical and laboratory research on treatment with Chinese medicine on endocrine diseases. He clinically trained undergraduate students and students majoring both TCM and Western medicine. He also clinically trained some master-degree and PhD students including his classmates who was newly graduated and had no independent practice experience.
1994 to 1997
Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Master Degree (Chinese Medicine, Clinic)
Dr. hu did clinical and laboratory research on treatment with Chinese medicine on Cardiovascular diseases. He clinically trained undergraduate students and students majoring both traditional Chinese medicine and Western medicine. He also clinically trained many master-degree students including his classmates who was newly graduated and had no independent practice experience.
He was a co-author of several academic books on traditional Chinese medicine in both Chinese and English language.
1981 to 1986
Hubei University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Doctor of Chinese medicine (DTCM)
Dr. Hu graduated from the Wuhan's Second High School, one of five best high school in Wuhan, now ranks #1, and successfully passed Chinese National University Entrance Exam, only 1 out of 16 could passed the exam in 1981. All university students were granted full scholarship in that year.
Dr. Hu have taught almost all kinds of TCM courses since 1988.
TCM Foundation, TCM Diagnosis, TCM Herbology, TCM Formulas, TCM Internal Medicine, TCM Genecology, TCM Dermatology, TCM Pediatrics, Yellow Emperor’s Internal Medicine (Classic), Cold Damage (Classic) , Jin Gui Yao Lue (Classic) , Warm Diseases (Classic), Advanced TCM Herbology, TCM Pharmacology, Pharmacology, Modern TCM Development, TCM Clinic; Acupuncture Dermatology, Acupuncture Genecology, Acupuncture Clinical Demonstration, Acupuncture Clinic, etc
Dr. Hu successfully treated a broad range of diseases, including:
Heart failure, myocardial infarction, arrhythmia, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, cerebrovascular accident; diabetes, hyperthyroidism, hypothyroidism; upper digestive tract bleeding, digestive tract ulcer, gastritis; cirrhosis, cholecystitis, gallstone, liver cancer, hepatitis A, hepatitis B; UTI, calculus of urethra, nephritis; arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis; pneumonia, pulmonary edema; depression, insomnia, fatigue syndrome, acute and chronic pain syndrome; dermatitis, menstrual disorders, threatened abortion, etc.
Three Seeds Healthcare Tea (三子养颜益寿茶), Family Doctor 家庭医生 海外版. 1998
1) TCM Five Zang Organ Internal Medicine (中医内科五脏病学) . ISBN:7-5359-2388-7; 2001
2) TCM Internal Medicine (中医内科学). 上海中医药大学出版社. 2002. OCLC Number: 928135726
3) Unique Treatment on Hypertension by TCM (高血壓病的中醫特色療法) . ISBN 781010795X. 2004
4) A Color Atlas of Tongue Diagnostics and Its Ancient and Modern Research. ISBN 7-5359-3146-4/ R.510
1) Understanding Li Dongyuan’s “Yin” Fire (东垣 阴火之“阴”浅析). Chinese Medicine Forum 国医论坛. 1998,13(5):42
2) Clinical Observation on Hypertension of Liver-Kidney Yin Deficiency (肝肾阴虚型高脂血症治疗的临床观察). Liaoning Journal of TCM 辽宁中医杂志. 1996,23(12):542-543
3) Laboratory Research on Jian Pi Chu Tan Decoction: Anti-0xidation and Anti-hyperlipidemia (健脾除痰降脂汤降脂及抗氧化作用的实验研究) . Fujian Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 福建中医药. 1998, (5):35-36
4) Clinic effect of Jian Pi Tan Tang on 30 Cases of Hyperlipidemia (健脾除痰降脂汤治疗高脂血症30例临床观察) . Hunan Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 湖南中医杂志. 1997, 13 (4)：9-9
5) Clinical Research: Xu Fu Zhu Yu Tang Treating CHD Angina (血腑逐淤汤治疗冠心病心绞痛临床观察). Hubei Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine 湖北中医杂志. 1997, (04) 14-15
6) Xue Fu Zhu Yu Tang’s Effect on Unstable Angina (血腑逐瘀汤对不稳定型心绞痛疗效的影响). Practical Journal of Integrative Chinese medicine and Western Medicine 实用中西医结合杂志. 1998,11(16):1559-1560
7) Combination of Cisapride and Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Wan Treating Indigestion (西沙必利联用香砂六君丸对非溃疡性消化不良的治疗作用及胃排空的影响). Guangdong Medical Journal 广东医学. 2000, 21(4) 332-333
8) Xiang Sha Liu Jun Zi Capsule Treating Indigestion (香砂六君胶囊对非溃疡性消化不良的治疗作用及对胃排空的影响). China Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine Information 中国中医药信息杂志. 2000, (2)
9) Clinical Effect of Jia Zhong Fang on Non-toxic Goiter (甲肿方治疗良性非毒性甲状腺肿的疗效观察). Journal of Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 广州中医药大学学报. 2002, (2)
10) Anti-Goiter Decoction Regulating Protein Expression of Apoptosis Related Genes (甲肿方调节大鼠甲状腺凋亡基因蛋白的表达). Research Paper Collection, the 3rd China Guangzhou International Traditional Chinese Medicine Academic Conference 第三届中国广州国际中医药学术会议 论文集. 2001. 1