Traditional Chinese Medicine
Which health issues does TCM & Acupuncture treat?
In the right hands, acupuncture and other TCM approaches such as herbs, cupping and moxibustion are often extremely helpful complements to an integrative treatment plan for many issues, including:
Our Doctor in Traditional Chinese Medicine
Dr. Portia Chan Barnblatt, DAOM, LAc earned her master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco in 1996.
In 1997 she completed a post-graduate internship at the Yue Yang TCM Hospital in Shanghai. In 1998 she completed a year long acupuncture orthopedic program taught by Dr. Fred Lerner, DC and had extensive training in Auricular Acupuncture with Dr. Li-Chun Huang, and Scalp Acupuncture with Dr. Ming Qin Zhu.
In the mid-2000s she practiced as a research acupuncturist for post-open heart surgery patients at UCSF.