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The Zen Acupuncture Team


Lihua Zhang, MD, LAc, PhD

Dr. Zhang was born in Nanjing, China, and obtained her US medical degree at the University of South Florida.  Her residency was at University of South Florida in Tampa, and University of Florida in Gainesville.

She originally obtained her MD in Nanjing Medical University in China.  She obtained her Chinese residency at the ICU in Jiangsu Province People's Hospital, and has practiced medicine since 1984.

Dr. Zhang currently works at East Jefferson General Hospital as an Anesthesiologist, and practices Acupuncture and General Medicine in Metairie and the West Bank.  She holds certifications for Botox and Dermal Filler injections, as well as the certificate to recommend Medical Marijuana in Louisiana.

Professional Male

W. Daniel Rosenthal, RN

Specializes in Infusion therapies.  Daniel has over thirty years experience in the medical field.  He is an instructor for life support, worked in OSHA health and safety, and specializes in education for healthcare professionals and patients.

Daniel received his his nursing degree in 1991 from LSU, a Bachelors degree in accounting from UNO, and a Graduate degree in Business from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

He's a dog person, and loves model trains.

Doctor Wearing a Tie

Timothy Koen, RN

Tim specializes in infusion services.  He has over a decade experience in the medical field as a nurse, and a paramedic in the New Orleans area.
He always carries a bubbly positive attitude.


Kevin Xiao, RN

A nurse graduated in 2016, with a business degree from 2010.  Enjoys road trips, and investing in the stock market.

But which one is Kevin?

Female Nurse

And Patients Like You

Holistic healthcare isn't just taking medication and hoping the symptoms go away.  You're here because you understand that treating disease requires multiple approaches, continued education, and changes in lifestyle and habits.

When you're a patient here, you're part of the team in your treatment.

Meet the Team: Meet the Team
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