Medical Staff

Dawei Zheng, M.D., ABFM
Dr. Zheng was born into a family of physicians. In 1983, he graduated with the highest academic honors from Shandong Medical University in China. During his doctoral research in Japan, he sharpened his clinical skills even further. From 1996 to 1999, he fulfilled his Texas Tech University family practice residency. He is certified by the American Board of Family Practice and is also a staff physician in the Sutter and Mercy General Hospitals.  He has more than 20 years of clinical experience, especially in preventive care, sports medicine, and office surgeries.

Dr. Zheng has been actively involved in different community service organizations and volunteer programs.  He is one of the founders and the first president of CAMAC, Chinese American Medical Association of California.

Dr. Zheng spends the necessary time with his patients which is the reason why he understands them well and has built strong relationships with his patients and their family members.

Kevin H. Vuong, FNP-C (Nurse Practioner)
Mr. Vuong achieved his board certification as a Family Nurse Practioner in 2005 after he graduated from California State University, Long Beach. Kevin practiced his internship and Residency in Los Angeles Children's Hospital, the Greater Los Angeles Veteran Affairs Hospital and the Vietnamese Community Asian Health Center in Orange County.

Kevin assists our medical office's services in many ways with his many skills as a nurse practioner.   He speaks Vietnamese, Cantonese and Mandarin fluently and deeply understands the cultural differences in minority groups.  Kevin genuinely cares about his patients and their familys. 

Kevin also works for Sutter Express Care and Urgent Care. He has a special professional interest in Emergency medicine, COPD, hypertension and the public health field. Kevin is affiliated with the American Academic of Nurse Practioners and Sigma Theta Tau International. 

Rachel, FNP-C(Nurse Practitioner)
Rachel completed her undergraduate and master degrees in nursing at the University of Illinois. She is nationally certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and She is current member of the California Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has been working in health care for over 10 years. Family medicine is her passion, as she wants to help people find ways to healthier and longer lives. As a nurse practitioner, she has cared for a diverse group of people across the lifespan--from young to old. She manages chronic and acute conditions such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, COPD, CHF, and diabetes to episodic illnesses. She also manages patients with psychiatric illnesses such as depression and anxiety. She provides annual well women exams including Pap and breast exams, and educate patients on birth control and hormone replacement therapy. She also performs school physicals, adult yearly physicals, and well baby check ups. She understands that people's cultural beliefs and values are deeply interweaved with their physical and emotional health. She is fluent in English and Chinese. She believes in the value of building a strong and trusting relationship with my patients and their family members. She wants to be her patients' advocate, as well as their partner when it comes to their health and overall wellbeing.

Yin Qiu, LAc., PhD
Dr. Yin Qiu has been trained in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine. She is a licensed Acupuncturist and an herbal specialist. After graduating from medical school in 1983, she worked in The Neurology Department at a medical center in China. Then, as an exchange scholar, she traveled to Japan where she received her Ph.D. in Medical Science. She has over 20 years of clinical experience in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine, and has practiced in China, Japan and the United States.