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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

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

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

Dr. David Wang is a medical specialist in acupuncture, anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: sciatica, back pain, and phantom limb pain. He accepts 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 professional recognition including the following: "Best Intern" award. Dr. Wang (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with Hospital For Special Surgery.

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alice-chen-md

Specializes in Acupuncture, Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

10 Union Square E; #5P
New York, NY

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Clinical interests: Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation, Spinal Injection Procedures, Spinal ... (Read more)

Dr. Alice Chen works as a physiatrist, acupuncturist, and pain specialist. She is especially interested in spinal injections and rehabilitation. Her patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Chen honors Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Chen has received the following distinctions: Resident Research Award and Induction into Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Chen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Winifred Masterson Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Hospital For Special Surgery, and Greenwich Hospital.

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dr.-david-alan-kamlet-md

Specializes in Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine), Acupuncture

345 West 58th Street
New York, NY
(212) 581-4797; (212) 586-1233

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Clinical interests: AIDS/HIV, Geriatric Medicine

Dr. David Kamlet is an acupuncturist in New York, NY. Dr. Kamlet (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Hebrew and Spanish. Dr. Kamlet has indicated that his clinical interests include AIDS/HIV. His professional affiliations include Mount Sinai Roosevelt and Mount Sinai St. Luke's. He attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences for medical school and subsequently trained at Erie County Medical Center, Maimonides Medical Center, and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center for residency. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more.

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mr.-daniel-irwin-richman-md

Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Acupuncture, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

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

(Average of 2.8 in 3 ratings)

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

Dr. Daniel Richman, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and anesthesiology. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Richman's education and training includes medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and residency at Hartford Hospital. He has received the distinction of "Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Richman is professionally affiliated with Hospital For Special Surgery.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

1421 3rd Avenue
New York, NY
(718) 652-0003; (212) 876-5400

Dr. Rachel Bergang is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and pain medicine. Dr. Bergang is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. She completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. She honors Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Bergang is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center.

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dr.-susan-crystal-shin-md

Specializes in Acupuncture, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1468 Madison Avenue; Annenberg Building, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
(212) 241-1639

Clinical interests: Botulinum Toxin, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP), Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Shin is a specialist in acupuncture and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in New York, NY. Her areas of expertise include the following: hemifacial spasm, migraines, and myasthenia gravis. She is in-network for Most Insurance Plans insurance. Dr. Shin studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Shin's training includes a residency program at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. She speaks Korean. She is affiliated with The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York.

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Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Acupuncture

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

Dr. Ross Peet is a physician who specializes in acupuncture and pediatric anesthesiology. He is not accepting new patients at this time. Before performing his residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center and Maryland General Hospital, Dr. Peet attended Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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mr.-insung-park-lac,-diplch,-ms,-ac

Specializes in Acupuncture

30 Montgomery Street; Suite 230
Jersey City, NJ

(Average of 4.8 in 2 ratings)

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

Mr. Insung Park works as an acupuncturist. Mr. Park's areas of expertise include menstrual disorders, migraines, and hepatitis.

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mr.-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 practices acupuncture. Mr. Poreda (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Chinese (Mandarin). His practice is open to new patients.

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dr.-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's specialty is acupuncture. His clinical interests include menstrual disorders, stress management, and pain management. In addition to English, Dr. Jung speaks Korean.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, General Practice, Hospital Medicine (Hospitalist), Ophthalmology (Eye Disease), Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine)

52 Clark Street; Suite 4C
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 443-3000

Dr. Steven Wong's areas of specialization are general practice, acupuncture, and hospital medicine (hospitalist). He is a graduate of Albany Medical College. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Wong (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Arabic, and Spanish.

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ms.-angela-marie-peters-(le)-lac,-dac-(ri)

Specializes in Acupuncture

1045 Fifth Avenue; Suite 1-A
New York, NY
(212) 432-1110; (212) 831-0430

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Clinical interests: Acupressure, Acupuncture, Cupping, Herbology, Moxibustion, N.A.E.T. (Nambudripad's Allergy ... (Read more)

Ms. Angela Le's specialty is acupuncture. Ms. Le's areas of expertise include the following: acupressure, cupping, and infertility.

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corinne-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 is an acupuncturist. These areas are among her clinical interests: menstrual disorders, migraines, and cancer. In addition to English, Ms. Kohrherr speaks German.

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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 sees patients in Jersey City, NJ and Elizabeth, NJ. Her medical specialties are acupuncture and developmental behavioral pediatrics. She is a graduate of Shivaji University. Dr. Majithia (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

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jaesun-yoo-lic-ac,-lac,-maom,-dipom,-faborm,-diplom

Specializes in Acupuncture

119W 57th Street; Suite 212
New York, NY

(Average of 3.8 in 2 ratings)

Clinical interests: Acute or Chronic Pain, Acupuncture - Tui Na, Acupuncture, Acupuncture for women's health, ... (Read more)

Ms. Jaesun Yoo specializes in acupuncture. Ms. Yoo's clinical interests include migraines, infertility, and pain management.

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Specializes in Acupuncture, Social Work

875 Sixth Avenue; Suite #1108
Ny, NY
(212) 967-1393

Ms. Phyllis Bloom's specialties are social work and acupuncture. She honors Medicare insurance.

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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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