After being graduated from Pre-Med (physiology) of McGill University in 1997, Steve Ryu completed Master-level Acuncture and Oriental Medicine Program at Mercy College in NY in 2000.
Mercy College is well known as an acupuncture institute with intensive curriculum and the very first acupuncture school in North America which established hospital-based setting acupuncture clinic.
After graduating as the best outstanding student from Mercy College , Steve Ryu earned diplomats in both Acupuncture and Herbology from National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and got licensure from the State of New York and Massachusetts.
Since then, he had worked at Sound Shore Medical Center in NY as a acupuncture clinic supervisor and an associate professor at Mercy College until 2003. And he also worked in several pain management hospitals in NY area for years.
While staying in Korea in 2005-2006 for further clinical experience,
He completed Ju-Heng Acupuncture Program, a type of acupuncture skills, which has been performed just for royal family members of the past dynasties in Korea.
Also Steve Ryu could enhance his skills as well as clinical experiences by completing International Onriental Medicine Program at Kyung-Hee University, which is the best Oriental Medicine College in Korea.
Furthermore, Steve Ryu could have an opportunity to specialize in gynecology/obstetrics by working at Sang-Dang Women's Oriental Medical Clinic in Seoul.
Steve Ryu has multi-cultural and educational backgrounds for both Western and Eastern Medicine so that he honoroubly has provided high quality care to the residents in Ottawa area since he moved to Ottawa in 2006.
With a special interest in fertility enhancement and women's health, he is also specialized in treating various pain in low back, neck, shoulder, TMJ and other joints, allergies, menopausal problems, stress, depression, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, acne and skin problems, problems related to pregnancy such as threatened miscarriage, morning sickness, breech presentation and delayed labour etc.
Volunteer medical service in Korea (2005)