Dr. Jason Bussell


Dr. Jason Bussell, PhD, MPH, MBA, studied psychology and worked in inpatient psychiatry before entering the field of Oriental Medicine. He earned a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine and a PhD in acupuncture from the Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. In 2003, he founded A Center for Oriental Medicine outside Chicago where he practices and serves as Clinic Director. Jason also earned a Master’s of Public Health and Master’s of Business Administration from the Johns Hopkins University. He was the first and only acupuncturist to be awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Bendheim Center for Integrative Medicine, where he spent a year as a Research Scholar. He has authored articles in lay publications and professional journals, and his book, “The Asian Diet: Simple secrets for eating right, losing weight, and being well” has been sold all around the world. Jason has presented numerous seminars to medical professionals, students, and the public; and he was an adjunct professor at DePaul University’s College of Science and Health. He has served as the President of the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vice-Chairman of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s Acupuncture Board, a curriculum advisor to the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the American Society of Acupuncturists.


Year Degree Institute
2018 MBA Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
2018 MPH Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2012 PhD, Acupuncture Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine
2002 MSOM, Acupuncture, Herbs Midwest College of Oriental Medicine
1997 Pre-medical Loyola University Chicago
1994 BA, Psychology DePaul University

Dr. Bussell is not accepting patients at Whole Systems Healthcare.