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David Y. Wang, MD
Specializes in Acupuncture, Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
535 East 70th Street
New York, NY

Dr. David Wang's areas of specialization are acupuncture, anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Wang include sciatica, back pain, and phantom limb pain. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Wang is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from Taipei Medical University and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. He has received professional recognition including the following: "Best Intern" award. Dr. Wang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Dr. Fengyu Fengyu Zhao, PhD
Specializes in Acupuncture
224 West 35th Street; Suite 200
New York, NY

Dr. Frank Zhao's specialty is acupuncture. His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. Dr. Zhao's average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zhao (or staff) speaks Chinese and Japanese. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Acupuncture, Pain Medicine
315 East 83rd Street; Upper East Orthopaedics, Pc
New York, NY

Dr. Rachel Bergang specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and pain medicine and practices in New York, NY and Bronx, NY. She is rated highly by her patients. She honors Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bergang is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Bergang's training includes residency programs at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Fibromyalgia, Sciatica, Arthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Acute Pain, Back Pain

Dr. David Alan Kamlet, MD
Specializes in Acupuncture, General Internal Medicine
345 West 58th Street
New York, NY

Dr. David Kamlet specializes in acupuncture and general internal medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kamlet highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kamlet trained at Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Kamlet (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He is affiliated with Mount Sinai Roosevelt. He is open to new patients.

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Angela Marie Peters
Specializes in Acupuncture
1045 5th Avenue; Suite 1-a
New York, NY

Specializes in Acupuncture, Pediatric Anesthesiology
676 A 9th Avenue; Suite 273
New York, NY

Dr. Ross Peet is a specialist in acupuncture and pediatric anesthesiology. He works in New York, NY. Before completing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Maryland General Hospital, Dr. Peet attended medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Peet has a closed panel.

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Insung Park, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
30 Montgomery Street; Suite 230
Jersey City, NJ

Mr. Insung Park works as an acupuncturist. His clinical interests include menstrual disorders, cancer supportive care, and migraine. Mr. Park speaks Korean.

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Dr. Guidun Bai, PhD
Specializes in Acupuncture
110 William Street; Ground Floor
New York, NY

Dr. Guidun Bai practices acupuncture. Clinical interests for Dr. Bai include facial problems, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and menstrual disorders. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese.

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Yanzhu Y Liu
Specializes in Acupuncture
Columbia Acupuncture Pc Union Square; 108 East 16th Street, Floor 4
New York, NY

Mr. Yanzhu Liu's specialty is acupuncture. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Mr. Liu include menstrual disorders, cancer supportive care, and migraine. In addition to English, Mr. Liu (or staff) speaks Spanish and Chinese.

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Clinical interests: Infertility, Sports Health, Headache, Osteoporosis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Rheumatic Diseases, ... (Read more)

Daniel John Poreda
Specializes in Acupuncture
1201 Broadway; Suite 1003
New York, NY

Mr. Daniel Poreda's specialty is acupuncture. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Mr. Poreda (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Mandarin. New patients are welcome to contact Mr. Poreda's office for an appointment.

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Joseph Perry Alban, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
124 East 40th Street; Suite 902
New York, NY

Mr. Joseph Alban practices acupuncture. These areas are among his clinical interests: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), migraine, and stress management.

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Specializes in Acupuncture
836 53rd Street; Floor 1
Brooklyn, NY

Ms. Amy Leung practices acupuncture in Brooklyn, NY. Ms. Leung honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Cigna insurance.

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Dr. Robert J Abramson, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Acupuncture
123 W 79th 86 Ph3
New York, NY

Dr. Robert Abramson works as a general practitioner and acupuncturist in New York, NY and Wainscott, NY. Dr. Abramson studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Social Work, Acupuncture
875 Sixth Avenue; Suite #1108
Ny, NY

Ms. Phyllis Bloom works as a social worker and acupuncturist. She is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Lisa Dan Lin
Specializes in Acupuncture
17 East 102nd Street
7th Floor, NY

Ms. Lisa Lin's area of specialization is acupuncture. Her areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and migraine. She honors Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Ms. Lin (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Korean.

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Dr. Xiu-Min Li, MD
Specializes in Acupuncture, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
161 Madison Avenue
New York, NY

Dr. Xiu-Min Li, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in pediatric allergy & immunology and acupuncture. Dr. Li attended medical school at Henan Medical University. Her clinical interests include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and food allergy.

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Clinical interests: Hay Fever, Hives, Eczema, Asthma, Food Allergy

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What is Acupuncture?

Acupuncture is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that is at least two thousand years old, although it has only recently gained popularity in North America. Practitioners of acupuncture are called acupuncturists. They may also provide other forms of TCM, or they may have learned acupuncture alone. In the United States, acupuncture providers must have three or four years of graduate level education to be licensed.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the body is filed with a vital energy called qi. When this energy becomes blocked or unbalanced, pain and illness result. To redirect the flow of qi, the acupuncturist inserts extremely thin, stainless steel needles (the width of a human hair) into a patient’s skin at specific points in the body (called meridians). A trained acupuncturist knows which meridians to insert the acupuncture needles into, how deeply to insert them, and how to stimulate them by raising or twisting them in order to balance the qi correctly.

Although researchers don’t know exactly how acupuncture works, they do have solid evidence that it does. Multiple studies have shown that acupuncture is effective at relieving pain, reducing nausea from chemotherapy, improving fertility, and reducing inflammation. The World Health Organization has stated that acupuncture is effective in treating 28 different conditions and may be helpful in treating many others. The Western medical view on acupuncture is not that qi is being balanced, but that the needles stimulate blood flow and endorphin production, which promote a sense of well-being.

During a typical acupuncture treatment, the acupuncturist will first examine the patient and ask about any complaints. The patient will lie down on a table and get comfortable. Then the acupuncturist will insert the needles, which are between 13 and 70mm long and made of stainless steel. Usually a treatment uses between 3 and 15 needles, and they are left in place for about 20 minutes. Most states require the needles to be disposable, single-use needles to reduce the chance of any infection. The needles may be twisted or moved, and in some cases, low currents of electricity are passed through them. Then they are removed, the patient is given lifestyle advice, and the appointment is over. Sessions are often repeated weekly or every other week.

Acupuncture has many benefits. Since it is extremely safe and has no side effects, it can be an excellent alternative to pain medications for those patients who cannot or choose not to take them. In addition, acupuncture is now covered by the majority of health care insurance plans in the United States. Acupuncture can be a wonderful option in your treatment plan.
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