Huang Huang started his education in TCM and western medicine in 1973 with Mr Ye Bing-Ren, Mr Xing Li-Jiang and Mr Xia Yi-Jun, famous TCM doctors ifrom Jiangsu province. In 1979, Dr Huang majored in Chinese medical theory from Nanjing University of Chinese medicine. Thereafter, he obtained his masters in medicine in 1982. Since then, Dr Huang has worked for Nanjing University of CM as a professor and doctoral supervisor.
He advocates the study and application of TCM classical formulas, modern literature on single herb and formula indications, and the application for classical formula patterns on constitutional types. Huang Huang has focused on studying the experiences of famous TCM clinicians and examining the different schools of classical formulas, with a particular emphasis on studying the herb and formula indications. He encourages comparing different schools of thought in Chinese medical theory in each era.