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We do accept most insurance (including auto-accidents and worker’s compensation).

We are in-network with Cigna.

Dr. Susanna Shen


Dr Shen has spent the past thirty five years in the United States healing patients through acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She returns to China at least once each year to research acupuncture techniques, and pass along the wisdom that was passed down to her. She takes great pride in mentoring a new generation of aspiring practitioners who share her philosophy of compassionate care.


  • Women's health issues

  • Pain management

  • Chinese herbal medicine

  • Facial rejuvenation

Education & Experience

  • Dr. Shen, originally from China, comes from a family of Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners (many members of her family are medical practicioners).

  • In 1986, Dr. Shen graduated from Fujian University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (FJUTCM) under their 5 year program that combined Eastern and Western training. She then worked as an Internal Medicine Physician at First Hospital of Quanzhou for over 6 years.

  • Dr. Shen successfully treated over 20,000 patients with varying illnesses in China before moving to the United States in the early 1990’s.

  • In 1993, she was certified as a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac) in California and worked at a Los Angeles Pain Management Clinic for 2 years.

  • Since 1995 Dr. Shen has been a professor at Five Branches University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (FBU) and American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM). In 1999, Dr. Shen opened her private clinic in Los Altos.

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