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About Dr. Peter Gu

Dr. Peter Gu is a Chinese Medicine practitioner with over 20 years of professional experience.

Peter Gu was born into a Chinese Medicine family, his father, Prof. KongJing Gu is a renowned professor of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in China. Peter studied Chinese Medicine with his father when his was young. At the age of 19, He commenced formal study at Beijing University Of Chinese Medicine, the best university of Chinese Medicine in China. As a distinguished student, he received his bachelor degree of Medicine after five years of full time study.

After graduation, Peter became a resident doctor of acupuncture in the China-Japan Friendship Hospital, Beijing: This hospital is one of only two hospitals attached to China’s Ministry of Health. While at the hospital, he received formal M.D. training , working in numerous departments, Gynecology, Neurology, Cardiology, Emergency, I.C.U.( Intensive Care Unit); C.C.U ( cardiac care unit), as well as Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture Departments. During this time, he was apprenticed to Professor. Bai YULan, Professor. HepuRen and Professor. Chen Quanxin too. After that, he specialized in Chinese Medicine Gynecology and Fertiltiy. Later became clinical doctor and supervisor in the Acupuncture Department. In this role, Peter practised, taught, and researched the integration of Chinese and Western medicine.

Being convinced of the benefits of acupuncture and Chinese medicine beyond the boundaries of China, he came to Australia and established his practice in Melbourne, 2002.
Peter is a registered acupuncture and Chinese medicine Practitioner with the Chinese Medicine Registration Board of Victoria (CMRB) and is a member of Australian Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Association (AACMA).
In addition to practice, Peter lectures in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at a university in Melbourne and has received awards for his excellence in teaching. He is a visiting professor of Hainan Medical college, China. He is also an author in acupuncture and has published 3 books on clinical application of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. His background has provided him with expertise in treating various health problems using Chinese Medicine, particularly in fertility and gynaecological conditions. Dr. Peter Gu is well known in Melbourne for his integration of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in treating infertility, gynaecological conditions and IVF support. He work in conjunction with and receive referrals from Monash IVF, Melbourne IVF, City Fertility and Gynecologists, Obstetricians from private hospitals. He has helped many couples fufill their dreams.

He provides a combination of therapies, including acupuncture, herbalism, diet therapy and life style advices. Peter specializes in gynaecological conditions, female and male fertility, IVF support, miscarriage, homorne imbalance, irregular period, Premature Ovarian Failure,endometriosis, PCOS, fibroids; poor sperm quality or low sperm count; pain management, neurological problems, digestive and skin disorders, emotional disorders, and many more.

Peter lives locally with his wife Jing, and their two children. Peter loves to read, enjoy great food, music,travel, and to help heal his patients.