Medicine Board Certified and practicing as a Family Physician where he provides
medical services to all ages.
Dr. Xiong is the founder of the Dr. Xa Xiong Foundation: A Quest for Education—to
inspire and empower people to achieve the highest vision in the context of life.
The acronym of iLIFE is used to represent individual health, Leadership, Income,
Family and Education. He is a renowned keynote speaker for various occasions
ranging from community events, medical and mental health conferences and
school graduation celebrations. He received immense appreciation and
recognition awards from the Hmong community for exemplifying an optimum role
model and improving the lives of others. In 2007, Dr. Xiong was listed as one of the
five most accomplished Hmong Americans in the book The Hmong: Coming to
America by Kaarin Alisa. In 2011, Dr. Xiong received the “JOURNEY OF HOPE
AWARD” by Secretary Eloise Anderson from the Department of Children and
Families, “for outstanding achievement by a refugee during resettlement and
integration into American society”.
Dr. Xiong is one of the co-authors of a chapter book, Ethnicity and the Dementias
—Working with Hmong American Families, which provides cultural information for
health care providers working with Hmong clients experiencing dementia and is
the author of “The Impossible Dream: Memoirs of a Refugee Boy”. He has over two
decades of experience in bridging cultural barriers within the health care system
and is passionate in helping ensure people get the health care they need. Among
other accolades, Dr. Xiong was honored as the 2016 Wisconsin Family Physician of
the Year by the Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians and the 2017 Outstanding
Alumnus of the Year Award by Concordia University Irvine.