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Dr. 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

Dr. David Wang sees patients in New York, NY. His medical specialties are acupuncture, anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Wang's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. These areas are among his clinical interests: sciatica, back pain, and phantom limb pain. He is professionally affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery. He is in-network for 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. In addition to English, Dr. Wang (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Spanish, and French.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
315 East 83rd Street; Upper East Orthopaedics, PC
New York, NY
(212) 986-9200; (718) 652-0003

Dr. Rachel Bergang's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and pain medicine; she sees patients in New York, NY and Bronx, NY. Dr. Bergang attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bergang honors. In addition to English, Dr. Bergang speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Acupuncture
676 A 9th Avenue; Suite 273
New York, NY
(212) 860-6300; (917) 720-7677

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

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine)
345 W 58th Street
New York, NY
(212) 581-4797; (212) 586-1233

Dr. David Kamlet is a specialist in acupuncture. Patients rated Dr. Kamlet highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Kamlet (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mount Sinai Roosevelt.

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Dr. Frank Fengyu Zhao LAC, PHD
Specializes in Pain Management, Sleep Disorders, Infertility, Allergies, Sexual Dysfunction, Acupuncture
224 West 35th Street; Suite 200
New York, NY
(347) 654-9243; (718) 279-2900

Dr. Frank Zhao works as an acupuncturist. In addition to English, Dr. Zhao (or staff) speaks Chinese and Japanese. His areas of expertise include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Zhao has an open panel.

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Specializes in General Practice, Acupuncture
118 Baxter Street; Suite 701
New York City, NY
(212) 941-8530

Dr. Yan Tan works as a general practitioner and acupuncturist. Dr. Tan is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Medicine 1, Yangon. Dr. Tan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. He has an open panel.

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Mr. Insung Park Ac, LAC, DiplCH, MS
Specializes in Acupuncture
30 Montgomery Street; Suite 230
Jersey City, NJ

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

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Justin B Mandel LAC, DiplOMLAc
Specializes in Acupuncture
80 East 11th Street; Room 641
New York, NY

Mr. Justin Mandel specializes in acupuncture and practices in Rockville Centre, NY and New York, NY. He is an in-network provider for Out of Network insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Mr. Mandel's office for an appointment.

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Mr. Daniel John Poreda DIPL OM, LAC
Specializes in Acupuncture
1201 Broadway; Suite 1003
New York, NY
(917) 310-1546

Mr. Daniel Poreda's specialty is acupuncture. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Mr. Poreda is accepting new patients. Mr. Poreda (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew and Mandarin.

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

Dr. Guidun Bai specializes in acupuncture and practices in Woodmere, NY, East Rockaway, NY, and New York, NY. These areas are among his clinical interests: facial problems, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and menstrual disorders. He speaks Chinese.

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Dr. Decheng Chen LAC, PHD, & MD (China)
Specializes in Acupuncture
161 Madison Avenue; Suite 2N
New York, NY
(212) 564-3324

Dr. Decheng Chen practices acupuncture. Dr. Chen's clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), menstrual disorders, and cancer supportive care. In addition to English, he speaks Chinese.

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Ajay Narendra Kiri MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Acupuncture, Sports Medicine

Dr. Ajay Kiri works as an acupuncturist, family practitioner, and sports medicine specialist. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Kiri accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Kiri (or staff) speaks Hindi. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Joseph Perry Alban Licensed Acupuncturist, MS, LAC
Specializes in Acupuncture
124 East 40th Street; Suite 902
New York, NY
(212) 319-5757

Mr. Joseph Alban practices acupuncture. Areas of expertise for Mr. Alban include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), migraine, and stress management.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Social Work
875 Sixth Avenue; Suite #1108
Ny, NY
(212) 967-1393

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

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Specializes in Acupuncture, General Practice
123 W 79th 86 PH3
New York, NY
(212) 206-8750; (212) 496-2114

Dr. Robert Abramson sees patients in New York, NY and Wainscott, NY. His medical specialties are general practice and acupuncture. Dr. Abramson is accepting new patients. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Chiropractic
315 W 57th Street; Suite 308
New York, NY
(212) 580-2900

Dr. Chris Koultukis specializes in acupuncture and chiropractic and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Koultukis's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5.

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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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