We SO and forever appreciate your help, personality, energy & expertise. You are the best. Thank you.
— Dr. Myles Spar, Director of Integrative Medicine, Venice Family Clinic

Experience & Credentials

Since 2006, my medical practice has been conveniently located in the Hancock Park / Larchmont area of Los Angeles. Here's more!

  • Master's of Science in Asian Medicine, Dongguk Royal University
  • Licensed by the California Acupuncture Board (L.Ac.)
  • Undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley, College of Letters & Science
  • Certificate in Japanese Acupuncture Techniques (2018)
  • Associate Editor of the California Journal of Oriental Medicine (2009-2013)
  • Volunteer acupuncturist with the Venice Family Clinic Integrative Medicine Team, treating chronic pain (2007-2010)
  • Board of Directors, California State Oriental Medical Association CSOMA (2009-2011)
  • Technical Supervisor, Emperors College Medical Clinic, Santa Monica (2007-2008)
  • Managing Editor of “The Green Guide,” the award-winning consumer journal on environmental health, NYC (1992-2000)
  • Senior Administrator, Mothers & Others for a Livable Planet, the national environmental consumer project of Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), NYC (1992-2000)
  • Insured by the American Acupuncture Council


I am a graduate of Dongguk Royal University in Los Angeles and the University of California, Berkeley

I also speak Spanish, having completed several intensive language courses over the years in Spain, Mexico, Cuba and Argentina.

In spring of 2018 I traveled to Kyoto, Japan to do an advanced, intensive course in Japanese acupuncture techniques with six highly-regarded Japanese acupuncturists.