Dr. Joy Kong
Stem Cell Pioneer
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Joy Kong, M.D. is a UCLA-trained, triple board-certified physician (American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, American Board of Addiction Medicine, American Board of Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine). She is the president of Uplyft Longevity Center in Los Angeles, California, where she specializes in stem cell therapy, ketamine therapy, as well as a wide range of therapeutic modalities to enhance overall health and combat diseases in a holistic approach, esp. by enhancing the body’s innate regenerative potentials.
Dr. Kong believes in advancing the field of stem cell therapy through education of both physicians and the public in general. She founded American Academy of Integrative Cell Therapy, where she provides training to physicians on the science, clinical evidence and safe protocols in Stem Cell Therapy. She serves as a board member of American Association of Stem Cell Physicians, and a faculty member of Medical Wellness Association (a leading global organization on health and wellness). As a proponent for high quality clinical research, Dr. Kong is committed to originating and conducting such research studies, and is a published author in scientific journals.
In addition, Dr. Kong is the founder and CEO of Chara Biologics, a company dedicated to providing cutting-edge regenerative medicine products in the US and to the global market. She developed the most potent and comprehensive stem cell product in the country with a patent-pending formulation. Dr. Kong was recognized for her contribution to the field of regenerative medicine and awarded the "Top Doctor of the Year in Stem Cell Therapy” and "Empowered Woman of the Year” in 2019, as well as “Stem Cell Doctor of the Decade” in 2021 by the prestigious IAOTP (International Association of Top Professionals). Dr. Kong’s memoir Tiger of Beijing has garnered tremendous interest, and was named “2020 Book of the Year” from IAOTP and showcased at Time Square. Dr. Kong was also featured in the 2021 book HEROES, LEADERS, LEGENDS: the Power of the Human Spirit, along with movers and shakers such as Oprah Winfrey, Deepak Chopra and Maya Angelo.