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1 . resultDr. David A Kamlet MD
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Specializes in Acupuncture, Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine)

20 E 46th Street; Suite 200
New York, NY
(212) 581-4797; (212) 586-1233

(rated an average of 5 in 5 ratings)

Dr. David Kamlet is an acupuncturist in New York, NY. On average, patients gave Dr. Kamlet a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Aetna, and United Healthcare Plans. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Kamlet trained at Maimonides Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Dr. Kamlet (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Hebrew. He is professionally affiliated with St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center - St. Luke's Hospital Division, Lenox Hill Hospital, and St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center - Roosevelt Hospital Division.

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2 . resultMs. Nanci Simari LAC, MSTOM

Specializes in Acupuncture

365 W.28 St. House Calls Availalble
New York, NY

(rated an average of 4.7 in 7 ratings)

Clinical interests: Asthma, Gastrointestinal Disorders, Headaches/Migraines, Hypertension, Infertility, Oncology ... (Read more)

Ms. Nanci Simari is an acupuncturist in Eastport, NY, Westhampton Beach, NY, and Mastic Beach, NY. Clinical interests for Ms. Simari include cupping, weight loss, and herbal medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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3 . resultMr. Joseph A D'antona LAC, MS, LMt

Specializes in Acupuncture

250 West 57th Street; Suite 722
New York, NY

(rated an average of 4.7 in 7 ratings)

Clinical interests: Addiction, Allergies, Aromatherapy, Asthma, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Colds and Flu's, Cosmetic ... (Read more)

Mr. Joseph D'antona is an acupuncturist and ob/gyn in Lindenhurst, NY, Kings Park, NY, and New York, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: weight loss, allergies, and osteoporosis. Mr. D'antona's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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4 . resultMr. Han Jun MS, LAC

Specializes in Acupuncture

30 W 32nd Street; Floor 6
New York, NY
(212) 967-3301

(rated an average of 4.6 in 7 ratings)

Mr. Han Jun practices acupuncture. The average patient rating for Mr. Jun is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is conversant in Korean.

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5 . resultDr. David Ying-Chun Wang MD

Specializes in Acupuncture, Interventional Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

535 East 70TH Street
New York, NY
(212) 774-2275; (212) 606-1646

(rated an average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Clinical interests: Selective Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain/ Lumbar Radiculopathy Pain/Sciatica, Diagnostic ... (Read more)

Dr. David Wang is a specialist in interventional pain medicine, acupuncture, and anesthesiology. These areas are among his clinical interests: postherpetic neuralgia, regional anesthesia, and phantom limb pain. Dr. Wang's professional affiliations include Hospital For Special Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Meridian Health. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Wang attended Taipei Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. He has received the following distinction: "Best Intern" award. In addition to English, Dr. Wang (or staff) speaks Spanish, Chinese (Mandarin), and Hindi.

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6 . resultJin-Sheng Wu, ACCUPUNCTURIST PhD?LAc
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Specializes in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Acupuncture

51e 42nd St. Suite 810
Ny, NY
(347) 233-3880

Clinical interests: Pain Management, Internal complex problems. Mental conditon problems

Mr. Jin-Sheng Wu, Accupuncturist's area of specialization is acupuncture. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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7 . resultDr. Robert David Kramberg MD
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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Acupuncture

80 Maiden Lane
New York, NY
(212) 683-6700

(rated an average of 3.3 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Robert Kramberg is a medical specialist in acupuncture and physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Kramberg has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Jacobi Medical Center, Dr. Kramberg attended medical school at Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ). He speaks Spanish.

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8 . resultMr. Daniel I Richman MD

Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture

535 E 70TH Street
New York, NY
(212) 774-2275; (212) 606-1768

(rated an average of 3.3 in 4 ratings)

Clinical interests: Pain Management Acupuncture, Subspecialty in orthopedic related chronic pain, low back pain and ... (Read more)

Dr. Daniel Richman is a pain medicine, acupuncture, and anesthesiology specialist. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Hospital For Special Surgery. Dr. Richman attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Richman's residency was performed at Hartford Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He has received the distinction of "Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011.

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9 . resultDr. Ross Derek Peet MD
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Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology

676 A Ninth Avenue; #273
New York, NY
(212) 860-6300; (917) 720-7677

Dr. Ross Peet's area of specialization is pediatric anesthesiology. He studied medicine at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr. Peet is closed to new patients at this time.

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10 . resultRachel E Bergang MD
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Specializes in Acupuncture, Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

245 East 84th Street
New York, NY
(718) 652-0003; (212) 876-5400

Dr. Rachel Bergang's areas of specialization are pain medicine, acupuncture, and physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She takes Health Net, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), Aetna, and more. Dr. Bergang graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center - Moses Division Hospital and The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

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11 . resultMr. Daniel John Poreda DIPL OM, MSLAcDiplOM, LAC

Specializes in Acupuncture

1201 Broadway; Suite 1003
New York, NY
(917) 310-1546

Clinical interests: Acupuncture -Chinese herbal medicine -Tui Na massage -moxibustion -cupping

Mr. Daniel Poreda is an acupuncturist in New York, NY. Mr. Poreda welcomes new patients. Mr. Poreda (or staff) speaks the following languages: Chinese (Mandarin) and Hebrew.

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12 . resultMr. Insung Park LAC, DiplCH, Ac, MS

Specializes in Acupuncture

30 Montgomery Street; Suite 230
Jersey City, NJ

(rated an average of 4.8 in 2 ratings)

Clinical interests: Acupuncture, Cupping, Ear seeding, Electric stimulation, Infertility, Pain Control, ... (Read more)

Mr. Insung Park specializes in acupuncture. His areas of expertise include the following: allergies, addictions, and skin issues.

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13 . resultDr. Sungmun (Sung Mun) Jung KMD, PhD, LAc

Specializes in Acupuncture

150 Broadway; Suite 1800
New York, NY
(212) 983-5100; (347) 284-6778

Clinical interests: Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbology, Allergies, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Dermatology, Detox Diet, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sungmun Jung works as an acupuncturist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jung include weight loss, cupping, and allergies. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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14 . resultWilliam (Bill) Lehr LAc, Dipl Ac

Specializes in Acupuncture

139 Fulton Street; #208
New York, NY

(rated an average of 4.9 in 4 ratings)

Clinical interests: National and NJ Board Certified, Licensed Acupuncturist practicing in Montclair, NJ 07042., ... (Read more)

Mr. Bill Lehr's specialty is acupuncture. Patients rated Mr. Lehr highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: allergies, weight loss, and sports medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Japanese.

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15 . resultMrs. Meenakshee Narendra Majithia MD, MBBS
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Specializes in Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics, Acupuncture

22 Glenwood Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
(201) 451-2330; (908) 353-5750

Dr. Meenakshee Majithia is a developmental pediatrician and acupuncturist in Jersey City, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ. She is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Majithia graduated from Shivaji University. In addition to English, Dr. Majithia (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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16 . resultCorinne Kohrherr LAC, LMT, Herbalist, MS, CMT

Specializes in Acupuncture

121 W 27th Street; Suite 305
New York, NY
(646) 484-9335

Clinical interests: Acupuncture, Massage Therapy - Connective Tissue Massage, Doula - Birth, Chinese Herbal Medicine, ... (Read more)

Ms. Corinne Kohrherr works as an acupuncturist. Ms. Kohrherr's clinical interests include cupping, AIDS/HIV, and chinese herbal medicine. She speaks German.

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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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