Tiejun Tang graduated from Heilongjiang University of TCM with a BSc degree in 1984. After graduation, he worked in the TCM Department of Xijing Hospital of the Fourth Military Medical University. After graduation with a MSc degree from the TCM Department of the First Military Medical University in 1992, he worked as lecturer and senior doctor at the university. In 1998 he received his PhD degree from Guangzhou University of TCM under the guidance of famous TCM professor Tietao Deng. In the same year he entered Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Science for a 2-year post-doctoral research. In 2000 he served as associate professor and deputy chief physician at the First Military Medical University and was appointed as vice-director of Teaching & Research Department of the TCM Basis. Tiejun Tang moved to UK in 2005 and joined the teaching team of TCM in Middlesex University and in 2013 he started his private practice in London.