After graduating from the San Francisco College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Robert Johns earned his doctorate from SAMRA University of Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Johns has apprenticed with acupuncture masters such as Dr. Andrew Tseng, a former District Physician of Shanghai, and Dr. Fung Fung, an herbalist with seventy years of clinical experience and author of Sixty Years in Search of Cures. He has also apprenticed with Dr. Zhu Qi Xiu, Chief of Opthalmology at the Foshan 2nd Hospital, and has studied with Dr. Ouyang Qun, Vice Chairman of China’s National Acupuncture Research Committee.
Since 1984, Dr. Johns has taught Chinese medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area at the San Francisco College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, San Francisco State University, the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, The Meiji College of Oriental Medicine, and the University of California at San Francisco. He is licensed as a Qi Gong instructor by Beijing’s People’s University. Presently he maintains a private practice in Albany, California.
Outside of the office, Dr. Johns is an avid jazz player on his saxophone and clarinet. During warmer months, you can find him surfing his longboard. He also has an extensive Hawaiian shirt collection. Odds are you won't see him in the same Hawaiian shirt twice!