EJ is a Licensed Acupuncturist, with a special interest in the treatment of pain, digestive issues, and emotional/spiritual issues. He hold a Master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. He is nationally certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
EJ’s commitment to giving patients the best possible care led him to continue his studies in China with Dr. Wang Juyi and Dr. Yun Ku at Fuxing Hospital in Beijing. In addition to his dedication to classical Chinese needling skills, he is particularly passionate about herbal medicine, and makes it a top priority in treatments.
His lifelong enthusiasm about Chinese cultural and religious studies rounds out his dedication to China’s medical traditions. His focus on Daoism, Chan (Zen) Buddhism, and Wuxing (Five Phase theory) is utilized in his treatments. As a devoted practitioner of Buddhist meditation in the Zen lineage, he brings his practice of mindfulness to acupuncture treatments, and encourages it as an adjunct therapy along with acupuncture and herbs.