Ye Deming (1910-)

Ye De-ming is a famous old doctor of Chinese medicine of the first occasion in Chengdu city, a chief physician, and a representative figure of special school of thought in acupuncture and moxibustion science, Ye’s gold needle. He is called « Ye’s gold needle ». He has served clinic for many years, bringing benefit to the patients by unique acupuncture manipulation method, point prescription and paying attention to the congenital and acquired theories. He successively sets up the department of gold needle in two municipal hospitals, building the echelon of talented persons and forming an extensive department laying equal stress on the outpatient service and inpatient service. He gives a lecture in training class of gold needle, passing on experience, and he makes important contribution for development of acupuncture and moxibustion science (source : LiuY, Liu W, 2009).

Liu Y, Liu W. [Ye De-ming: a famous expert of acupuncture and moxibustion]. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. 2009;29(5):412-4..