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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 specialties are acupuncture, anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. He practices in New York, NY. Patient ratings for Dr. Wang average 5.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: sciatica, back pain, and phantom limb pain. Dr. Wang honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After attending Taipei Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Wang has received the following distinction: "Best Intern" award. Dr. Wang (or staff) is conversant in 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 area of specialization is acupuncture. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zhao's areas of expertise include the following: gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Zhao (or staff) speaks Chinese and Japanese.

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

Dr. Rachel Bergang is a physiatrist, acupuncturist, and pain specialist in New York, NY and Bronx, NY. Dr. Bergang has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Bergang trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Bergang speaks Spanish. She is 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's medical specialty is acupuncture and general internal medicine. Dr. Kamlet is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Erie County Medical Center. Dr. Kamlet (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Roosevelt. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Pediatric Anesthesiology
1516 Lexington Avenue; Carnegie Hill Endoscopy
New York, NY

Dr. Ross Peet specializes in acupuncture and pediatric anesthesiology. Dr. Peet's education and training includes medical school at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Maryland General Hospital. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Erin Kumpf
Specializes in Acupuncture
Union Square; 32 Union Square East, Suite 615n
New York, NY

Ms. Erin Kumpf practices acupuncture. Areas of expertise for Ms. Kumpf include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and migraine.

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

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

Mr. Insung Park is an acupuncturist. His areas of expertise include menstrual disorders, cancer supportive care, and migraine. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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

Dr. Guidun Bai's area of specialization is acupuncture. His clinical interests include facial problems, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and menstrual disorders. 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. Mr. Liu's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. 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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Daniel John Poreda
Specializes in Acupuncture
1201 Broadway; Suite 1003
New York, NY

Mr. Daniel Poreda's area of specialization is acupuncture. Mr. Poreda (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Mandarin. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Mr. Poreda is accepting new patients.

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

Mr. Joseph Alban works as an acupuncturist. His clinical interests include 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. She is an in-network provider for 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 specializes in general practice and acupuncture. He speaks Spanish. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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

Ms. Phyllis Bloom's areas of specialization are social work and acupuncture; she sees patients in New York, NY. She takes Medicare insurance.

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

Ms. Lisa Lin works as an acupuncturist in Great Neck, NY, Flushing, NY, and 7th Floor, NY. Her areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and migraine. Ms. Lin takes Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Ms. Lin (or staff) speaks the following languages: Mandarin, Sign Language, and Korean.

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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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