Dr. Lau graduated from medical school in Singapore where he was in private practice for several years before moving to Hong Kong for advanced training.
Dr. Lau graduated from medical school in Singapore where he was in private practice for several years before moving to Hong Kong for advanced training. His interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine brought him to California where he obtained a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine and California acupuncture licensure. Lawrence joined Yo San University in 2001 and currently holds the appointment of Dean of Academic and Clinical Affairs. In addition to teaching courses in Western and integrative clinical medicine, Lawrence also maintains a private practice at Yo San University. Lawrence was instrumental in setting up the Premiere Oncology Foundation/Yo San University Integrative Clinic program in 2007 and was principal acupuncturist for the collaboration from its inception to 2009. Lawrence was also part of the team that successfully launched the Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA)/Yo San University Pediatric Acupuncture program that formally introduced acupuncture as a validated treatment modality at CHLA. Lawrence is also actively involved in the acupuncture profession and is an accreditation site visitor with the Accreditation Commission (ACAOM) since 2001, and regularly chairs ACAOM site visits to acupuncture schools across the country.