Meet The Doctor


Philip Nino Tan-Gatue: To China, back and beyond.

Dr. Tan-Gatue with a statue of Zhang Zhongjing, ancient Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture legend.

Dr. Tan-Gatue with a statue of Zhang Zhongjing, ancient Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture legend. From the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing

Dr. Philip Nino Tan-Gatue: After graduating from the Integrated Liberal Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) Program of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, Doc Philip (as he is fondly called) took an interest in acupuncture and Chinese medicine. He has travelled to China and the US in search for training and knowledge.

Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue while in Nanjing

He studied in the Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and gained invaluable experience in the Xuanwu Municipal Hospital and in the First Municipal Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He has also learned through lectures given by Andrew Wu, L.Ac, Giovanni Maciocia, and others.

Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue with Giovanni Maciocia, noted acupuncturist and herbalist, and famed acupuncture book author, at Nanjing in 2005

Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue with Giovanni Maciocia, noted acupuncturist and herbalist, and famed acupuncture book author, at Nanjing in 2005

Dr. Tan-Gatue talks about reading Giovanni Maciocia’s books in an interview. Read more articles and interviews by Dr. Tan-Gatue here.

Dr. Tan-Gatue attending a National Conference of Acupuncturists in Nanjing, China, in 2006

Currently, Doc Philip maintains a private practice while teaching in his alma mater and in the University of the East. He also appears frequently on radio and television to talk about Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture.

Dr. Philip Tan-Gatue guesting in “Shoptalk”

He is a faculty member at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, practicing at the Philippine General Hospital and others.  He is also currently section head of Acupuncture Services at the Center for Wellness and Aesthetics at the Medical City.

Dr. Tan-Gatue guesting on ANC’s “Green Living”

 

Screencapture of the Speakers List. from http://www.elotus.org

Screencapture of the Speakers List. from http://www.elotus.org

Dr. Tan-Gatue is also a speaker for the Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine.

Find Dr. Philip on Google +, Facebook, and Twitter.

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Dr. Philip Nino Tan-Gatue

Dr. Philip Nino Tan-Gatue MD, CAc, CMA,is one of the leading experts in Traditional Medicine and Chinese Medicine in the Philippines. Currently, he is a Clinical Associate Professor in the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and is Director of Acupuncture Services at The Medical City. Find Dr. Philip on Google Plus , Facebook, Twitter and on acufinder.com