Meet Our Professional Experts

Dr. Sia Fooladian

Sia Fooladian, MD, MPH is a board-certified Cardiac Anesthesiologist, Ironman triathlete, and a passionate advocate for a holistic, integrative approach to health and wellness. With over ten years of clinical experience caring for patients with an array of medical ailments, Dr. Fooladian understands the need for an integrative approach to health. He believes that optimal health can be achieved and maintained by holistic understanding of a patient’s mind, body, and spirit and thereby, merging the best of Eastern and Western modalities to treat the root cause of disease. Dr. Fooladian maintains a daily practice of meditation and mindfulness, alongside nutraceutical supplementation and cold therapy in order to promote peak performance in his active lifestyle. Dr. Fooladian holds a BA in history and education from UCLA. He received his MD and MPH in health management from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He completed his residency and fellowship training at UCLA Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He currently resides and practices in Orange County, California.  

Dr. Adrian Preda

Dr. Adrian Preda is a UCI Health psychiatrist who specializes in adult psychiatry. His clinical and research focus is on schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, cognitive disorders and clinical trials.

He earned his medical degree at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania. He completed an internship in psychiatry at University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., followed by a residency in psychiatry at Yale University, where he served as chief resident at Yale New Haven Hospital. He held academic appointments at Yale and University of Texas Southwestern before joining the UCI School of Medicine.

Dr. Zora DeGrandpre

Dr. Zora DeGrandpre is a licensed naturopathic physician with a background in clinical and basic science research. Her original training was as an organic chemist, specializing in drug design. Her BS degree, from The State University of New York (SUNY), is in Medicinal Chemistry. Dr DeGrandpre received her Master’s degree from Roswell Park Cancer Institute where her research focused on cancer immunology. Later, as a PhD candidate, she examined the idiotypic relationships involved in the regulation of T-suppressor cells, a type of regulatory immune cell.

She has published textbooks in botanical medicine, drug-herb interactions, the treatment of alcoholism and addiction, homeopathy and other topics. Dr. DeGrandpre is also a writer and an editor for academia; writing scientific grants and curricula for Integrative Medicine programs and for continuing medical education programs.

She also writes for industry and the public, writing articles and monographs on various supplements, providing well-researched and documented information for both professionals and non-professionals on various medical conditions, herbal medicines and supplements.

She also writes and lectures on various topics, including diets to treat and prevent chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes; the use of bio-identical hormones; women’s health; mind-body medicine; and naturopathic approaches to the treatment of addictions.

Dr. Richard Gold

Dr. Richard Gold is a licensed Chinese medicine practitioner in California with a Ph.D. in psychology. He graduated from the New England Acupuncture Academy in 1978 and is one of the four founders of the Pacific Oriental School of Medicine. Dr. Richard Gold is also Chairman of the Board of the International Business School (IPSB). Dr. Richard Gold, a general practitioner with more than 30 years of experience, successfully treats a wide range of health problems and combines psychology with traditional Chinese medicine to study diseases such as pain, digestive problems and stress-related diseases.

Dr. Kris Yang, L.AC.

Dr. Kris Yang earned an MS degree in Biological Sciences from National Taiwan University (NTU), as well as an MBA, and a PhD in Oriental Medicine after immigrating to the United States. He is a Certified Nutrition Specialist and a licensed acupuncturist in California. He is also a member of National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Yang has practiced traditional Chinese medicine since 1984. He is the author of “The Handbook of Chinese Herbal Formulas” and “Methods of Using Concentrated Herbal Granules.” He is also actively involved in the Rife Therapy Research and Application Project.

Dr. Jin Fang

Grown up as a 3rd generation in medicine, Dr. Jin Fang, graduated from Zhejiang Chinese Medical University in 1983. She has been practicing since 1992. Originally, she formulated Happy Mood to help Cornell University students who suffered from depression, anxiety, and insomnia. Today, the product has been selling worldwide and have helped millions of people. 

Dr. Jin was invited to be a lecturer at Upstate Health and Science Center in New York. She also teamed up with a group of scientists on menopause and publish an article in the “Journal of Alternative and Complimentary Medicine”. She is an author of “A Long Journey to My Dream”, a popular book about living a healthy lifestyle.

Her specialties are sports injury, back and neck pain, headaches, infertility, depression and anxiety.  

Dr. Yizhi Zhang

Dr. Yizhi Zhang, a licensed acupuncturist in New York, has 30 years of experience in medical practice. Graduated from Guangzhou Medical College and Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, she has an extensive clinical experience and has a unique approach to the treatment of frozen shoulder. Dr. Zhang specializes in treating difficult pain, gynecological diseases, and acupuncture to lose weight. For cervical hyperplasia, 50 shoulders, hand, foot and paralysis, sciatica, tennis, elbow, arthritis, knee joint pain, migraine, etc. The effect of pain is quick and effective, and there are also unique experiences for internal medicine conditioning.

In addition to using ancestral methods, physiotherapy, acupuncture, cupping, Dr. Zhang also uses modern medical knowledge and advanced light therapy equipment, ultrasonic instrument, as well as natural supplements, to deal with countless incurable diseases.

Dr. Zhang actively promotes healthy living to patients and works with them on health awareness.

Dr. Ning Jiang

Dr. Nancy Jiang was born into a medical family. She graduated from Liaoning College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and worked as a doctor in the Department of Internal Medicine for many years in Beijing Guang'anmen Hospital. In the early 1990s, she went to the United States for further study and obtained a US Chinese medicine practitioner license.