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Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc

Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc

PRIVATE PRACTICE OF ACUPUNCTURE, ORIENTAL MEDICINE AND NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE IN ATHENS, GEORGIA.

Acupuncture, Oriental & Naturopathic Medicine In Athens, GA

Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc & Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc

Welcome to our Website!

If you’re looking to naturally enhance your health and take care of your body, you’ve come to the right place.

As a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, certified by NCCAOM, I can help you transform your vitality and your life for the better. I can help you look and feel your best. And I can help you enjoy yourself along the way.

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I would also like to take this opportunity to welcome Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc to our practice.

Xuejiao “Jo” Feng, MAcOM, LAc Xuejiao “Jo” Feng, MAcOM, LAc is Nationally Board-Certified in Oriental Medicine by NCCAOM and is a Licensed Acupuncturist by Georgia Composite Medical Board. She earned dual Bachelor of Science degrees from Birmingham-Southern College in 2013 and earned her Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree (MAcOM) from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM). During her time at OCOM, she was an exemplary student and clinician in the resident training clinic. She excelled and consistently scored in the highest percentile range in the degree program at OCOM. She gave acupuncture treatments in the OCOM intern clinic, Quest Center for Integrative Health, and Providence Infusion Acupuncture Clinic in Portland. She is highly trained in treating pain relief, GI discomfort, women’s health, mental-emotional health, psoriasis, eczema, sleep disorders, fatigue, preventative care and many more health related isssues! To achieve the best results for patients, she often utilizes other modalities such as Electrical Stimulation, Cupping, Moxibustion, Chinese herbal formulas, and manual therapies such as Tuina, etc. She values communication with patients so they feel more at ease, confident and comfortable with the acupuncture treatments and prescribed herbal formulas in Chinese Medicine. She respects individuality and advocates equality for ALL.

Xuejiao was born and raised in Baotou, China and attended high school in Beijing. She has since, lived in Philadelphia PA, Portland OR and now has recently relocated to live and practice in Athens, GA and to also to be closer to her family.

Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc & Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc
999 Baxter Street
Suite B
Athens, GA 30606
7062081199
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