Meet Our Practitioners Dr. Richard Zeng (Dr.TCM)

My commitment is:

Dr.Richard Zeng -Acupuncturist Melbourne"With our holistic health approaches (unique Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis, integrative treatment methods- acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and natural health care), with my best endeavours, to help you discover natural ways to heal your body, to find the peace of your mind, to give my honest opinion on all your health care needs."

~ Dr. Richard Zeng (TCM Doctor)

B.Med, M.Med (T.C.M. China)

Registered Dr. of Chinese Medicine (China)

Registered Practitioner of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (Victoria)



Dr. Richard Zeng is a China Registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Victoria registered acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine practitioner. He is a member of Australia Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS). He is also a popular lecturer of acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine at the Chinese Medicine Division of RMIT University.

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Born in Hubei Province China, Dr. Richard Zeng has had a history of Traditional Chinese Medicine in his family since birth. His grandparents and mother were in private practice as Chinese Medicine practitioners since the 1930's. Have growing up in a natural holistic environment, Dr. Zeng has been exposed to alternative healing his entire life. This experience linked with his very close personal relationship with his grandparents, was Dr. Zeng's inspiration to carry on a family legacy devoted to natural approaches to wellness.

In 1989 Dr. Zeng attended Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He studied both conventional Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese medicine and graduated with degrees of Bachelor of Medicine (He was awarded as Excellent Graduate - equals Honour)and Master of Medicine. After graduation Dr. Zeng worked in Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine as a Doctor for both Western and Chinese medicine until he immigrated to Australia. In 2003 Dr. Richard Zeng set up his own Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine clinic in Melbourne.

Dr. Zeng represents the third generation of TCM doctors in his family. With 20 years experience, his integrative approach is well-rounded and represents the most completed method of helping his clients dealing with a wide variety of problems.

Specialising and interested areas include:

Qualification & Working Experience:

Sep 1989 ~June 1994 Bachelor of Medicine (TCM, China), Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Sep 1994 ~June 1997 Master of Medicine (TCM, China); Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Sep 1993 ~June 1994 Doctor of Chinese Medicine (Internship), Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Sep 1995 ~ June 1996, Doctor of Chinese Medicine (Residence), Wuhan Integrated TCM and Western Medicine Hospital;

Dec 1996 ~Feb 1997, Doctor of Chinese Medicine (Residence), WuYi Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Aug 1997 ~May 2001, Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

June 2001 ~ Dec 2001 Visit Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Klinikum Duisburg, Germany;

Dec 2001 ~ Aug 2002 Doctor of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine;

Jan 2003 ~ Current Lecturer/Clinician, RMIT University Chinese Medicine Division;

Aug 2003 ~ 2008 Lecturer, Victoria University, Chinese Medicine Unit;

May 2003 ~ Registered practitioner of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture,Almond Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Centre Coburg Melbourne .

Registration & Membership:

Registered Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China

Victoria Registered Chinese Medicine Practitioner (CMRBVic)

Member of ATMS (Australia Traditional Medicine Society)

Member of AAMT (Australia Association of Massage Therapist)

Available Date and Time

Coburg Acupuncture Clinic:
  • Monday: 12pm ~ 6pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am ~ 5pm
  • Saturday: 8am ~ 4pm
Ringwood Acupuncture Clinic:
  • Tuesday: 10am ~6pm
  • Friday: 10am ~6pm

Summer Special Holiday Hours

2014 Special Holiday Open Hours (From 24th Dec 2014 to 4th Jan 2015)

Holiday hoursOur clinics will keep open during Christmas/New Year holidays. Office Hours

Coburg Acupuncture Clinic:

Tuesday: (23/12, 30/12): 9am~6pm

Wednesday: (24/12, 31/12): 9am~6pm

Sunday (28/12, 04/01): 10am~6pm

Ringwood Acupuncture Clinic Open on the following days by appointment only:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday