Dr. Hyung Sik Byeon
Owner, Licensed Acupuncturist
Kyung Hee University, Graduate School of Clinical Korean Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Master’s degree in Korean Medicine
Kyung Hee University, College of Korean Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
Bachelor’s degree in Korean Medicine
2018-Present: Owner, PAUL ACUPUNCTURE AND WELLNESS® PLLC, Annandale, VA
2017-2018: Medical Researcher, Capital(BeAti) Acupuncture Wellness clinic, Washington DC
2014-2016: Professor, Virginia University of Oriental Medicine, Fairfax, VA
2011-2014: Doctor, Goseong Health center, South Korea.
2007-2011: Korean medicine hospital affiliated with Kyung Hee Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
Department of Cardiovascular and Neurologic Diseases
Licensure & Certification:
Licensed Acupuncturist, District of Columbia
Licensed Acupuncturist, Maryland
Licensed Acupuncturist, Virginia
Diplomate in Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM
License of Korean medicine, South Korea
License of Internist in Korean medicine, South Korea
Scholarly or Professional Memberships:
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine member, diplomate
American Acupuncture Council member
Acupuncture Society of Virginia member
American Association of Korean Medicine member
The Society of Korean medicine member
The Society of Korean Internal medicine member
The Korean Association of Stroke in Korean Medicine member
Member of panel of reviewers for The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, USA
Honors and Awards:
Certificate of Achievement from Virginia University of Oriental Medicine for in recognition of Excellent and Compassionate Clinical Leadership, 2016
Advisory committee member for World Traditional Medicine EXPO in Sancheong, Korea, 2013.
Awarded as “Excellent Consultant of Korean Medicine for the public” from NAVER(www.naver.com)” and The Society of Korean medicine, for significant and excellent services to the public by rendering Q&A services via its search engine website in Oriental Medicine. 2013.
Certificate of Merit from Korean medicine hospital affiliated with Kyung Hee Medical Center, for contributing as department chief in the department of Cardiovascular and Neurologic Diseases. 2011.
Official commendation from The association of Korean Medicine in Seoul, for dedication and services to the community for practicing Korean Medicine. 2011.
Official commendation from The association of Korean Medicine Doctors, for dedication and services to the community for practicing Korean Medicine. 2010.
Effects of GV20 Acupuncture on Cerebral Blood Flow Velocity of Middle Cerebral Artery and Anterior Cerebral Artery Territories, and CO2 Reactivity During Hypocapnia in Normal Subjects._The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine.
Effects of Hyul-Bu-Chuke-Tang on Erythrocyte Deformability and Cerebrovascular CO2 Reactivity in Normal Subjects._Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
The case of Acute unilateral Vestibulopathy._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
A Clinical Case Study on Multiple System Atrophy with Dysuria treated with Electroacupuncture and Moxibustion._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
Effects of GV20 Acupuncture on blood pressure, Pulse rate, Cerebral blood flow and Cerebrovascular reactivity in healthy men._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
The case of removal of suprapubic cystostomy in post stroke urinary retention patient due to Pontine infarction._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
Effects of Uhwangchungsimwon on Heart rate variability of healthy subjects under mental stress._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
Case report of Edematous Hand in Hemiplegic Patient improved by Bee venom acupuncture._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
Two case reports of Post-stroke Hand Edema(PSHE) patients treated by Gyunbitanggagam._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
Adjacent Effect of Oriental Medical Therapy on Aphasia after Stroke_Journal of Korean Oriental Medicine.
Influence of herbal medicines which include Ginseng co-administration on the PT-INR in patients taking Warfarin: 10 case._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
A case report of lateral medullary infarction patient who complains diplopia and ptosis with Korean traditional medical treatment._Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
The effects of Bojungiki-tang by withdraw of isolation of Vancomycin resistant enterococci Colonization - Case series_Journal of the Society of Internal Korean Medicine.
The translation and annotations of <Ancient Case studies of Oriental Medicine>_Jung Dam publications.