Dr. Lu was one of the few acupuncturists in the United States who was not only a MD in China, but also had additional eight years specialty training with highest medical degree. Dr. Lu earned his doctoral degree in internal medicine from the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China. He also holds bachelor and master degrees in orthopedics and traumatology and worked as orthopedic surgeon and acupuncturist in China. Currently, Dr. Lu is the Chair of AOM at the doctoral studies at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, instructor and clinical assistant professor at Oregon Health & Science University.
Pain specialist: Dr. Lu is credentialed and member of American Academy of Pain Management focusing on pain in the muscles and joints; orthopedic and sports injuries; neurological disorders. He is a TCM endocrinologist focusing on diabetes, thyroid issues and obesity. He is als has strong interest in cancer care and infertility
Dr. Lu has over 20 years teaching experience at university level in both China and the United States. He has great knowledge and experience in integrating western medicine and Chinese medicine. Dr. Lu holds hospital privilege, working at OHSU and maintains a small busy private practice.
Health and wellness are within your reach. Call or Email Zhaoxue Lu now - (503) 776-0941


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Med
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License No. and State: AC00792 Oregon


  • Avg Cost (per session): $70 - $120
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Aetna
  • Behavioral Health Systems
  • BlueCross and/or BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Great-West
  • Health Net
  • Kaiser
  • LifeWise
  • MHN
  • Multiplan
  • ODS
  • Out of Network
  • PacificSource
  • Providence
  • United
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.


  • Pain Management
  • Orthopedics
  • Diabetes


  • Addiction
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cancer
  • Cholesterol
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Common Cold
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Feet
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Infertility
  • Muscle Aches
  • Neck Pain
  • Nutrition
  • OB-GYN
  • Pediatric
  • Pregnancy
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Skin Problems
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking
  • Spinal Problems
  • Sports Medicine
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss
  • Wellness

Client Focus

Alternative Languages: Mandarin


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Preferences


  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Chinese Acupuncture
  • Trigger Point Acupuncture

Treatment Techniques

  • Cupping
  • Electro acupuncture
  • Gua Sha
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Moxibustion
  • Qigong
  • Tuina
  • physical exercises instruction
Last Modified: 11 Sep 2015
Zhaoxue Lu, LAC, PHD, DMed, Acupuncturist in Portland

Zhaoxue Lu

Acupuncturist, LAC, PHD, DMed