Medical Biography of  Professor L. Francesca Ferrari, L.Ac.

    80th Generation Inner Disciple of Mao Shan Daoist Monastery:
    Mao Shan Daoist Temple, China

    Acupuncturist and Herbologist (L.Ac.):
    Licensed by the CA State Acupuncture Board

    Department Chair of Medical Qigong Science & Professor:
    Five Branches University, Graduate School of Traditional Chinese Medicine         

    Medical Qigong Therapy (D.M.Q.):
    Licensed by the Beijing Western District Medical Qigong Science and
    Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute (China)

    Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.):
    Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

    Master of Medical Qigong (M.M.Q.):
    International Institute of Medical Qigong

    Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine (M.T.C.M.):
    Five Branches University, Graduate School of Traditional Chinese Medicine




















L. Francesca Ferrari, L.Ac.


Ferrari Center of

Chinese Medicine

Integrating Chinese Medicine with Orthomolecular Science

Although a native of Woodside, California, she lived in a mountain village of Northern Italy as a young child. She returned to gain her education in California and is blessed with an eclectic background of talented teachers: "Milo" Colonel Milandrovich, of Tsar Nicholas' Russian Cavalry: equestrian trainer; Miriam Lee, O.M.D: family acupuncturist and venerated mentor of Chinese medicine;

Frank He, L.Ac, QME: Department Chair Five Branches University, decathlon athlete; Chris Bradley: Stanford tennis all star, tennis coach; Don Zhang, O.M.D: tai ji chuan and Qigong master, lineage holder of Golden Shield Qigong;  Jerry Alan Johnson: national martial arts champion.

Francesca is a member of the

World Academic Society of Medical Qigong, Beijing, China

Professor L Francesca Ferrari,

Licensed Acupuncturist

Maoshan Daoist Temple, China

Lineage Holder Initiated at Maoshan



Acupuncture Alternative Medicine:

Serving the greater community of:

Los Altos, Stanford, Palo Alto, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Los Altos Hills, Pebble Beach, Carmel, Menlo Park

Links to organizations with acupuncture and alternative medicine information:



Five Branches University

Healing Collaborative


222 Forest Avenue • Pacific Grove, CA 93950
Ferrari Center of Chinese Medicine
745 Distel Drive, 130 • Los Altos, CA 94022