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Patricia Van Santen, DAOM, L.Ac.

Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Oriental Medicine

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Education:

  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA; DAOM Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, CA; BA and MTOM Masters of Oriental Medicine
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii; undergraduate

Certifications:

  • California Board of Acupuncture; Licensed Acupuncture
  • Diplomate of Acupuncture
  • Diplomate of Chinese Herbology
  • Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
  • Certified Hellerwork
  • Postural Bodywork

Areas of Practice:

  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal
  • Tui Na
  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion

Professional Membership and Associations:

Acupuncturists Without Borders

Additional Information:

Dr. Patricia Van Santen is a certified acupuncturist that blends her knowledge and experience in caring for patients to achieve optimum health and wellness. She combines her experience and extensive education in not only acupuncture but in Chinese Medicine. She has a personal history that she shares from being a modern and jazz dancer, choreographer to teaching yoga and Pilates that has allowed her to blend her knowledge of movement that she brings to her practice. She works with patients not only for healing and repair but also to restore and rehabilitate.  In addition, she works extensively with patients suffering from digestive disorders, emotional issues and PTSD, fertility and women’s health, pain and immunological diseases. She closely works with each patient to develop a personal plan regarding diet, exercise and lifestyle changes towards improving their health and recovery.

She has been in the forefront in research in Design and Development of a Questionnaire and treatment for Traditional Chinese Medicine Pattern and Diagnosis for Acupuncture in Clinical Trials in Radiation Prostatitis that is ongoing at the San Diego Naval Medical Center.

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Patricia Van Santen, DAOM, L.Ac.

Patricia Van Santen, DAOM, L.Ac.

Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Oriental Medicine

Education:

  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, CA; DAOM Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Emperor’s College of Oriental Medicine, Santa Monica, CA; BA and MTOM Masters of Oriental Medicine
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii; undergraduate

Certifications:

  • California Board of Acupuncture; Licensed Acupuncture
  • Diplomate of Acupuncture
  • Diplomate of Chinese Herbology
  • Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
  • Certified Hellerwork
  • Postural Bodywork

Areas of Practice:

  • Acupuncture
  • Herbal
  • Tui Na
  • Cupping
  • Moxibustion

Professional Membership and Associations:

Acupuncturists Without Borders

Additional Information:

Dr. Patricia Van Santen is a certified acupuncturist that blends her knowledge and experience in caring for patients to achieve optimum health and wellness. She combines her experience and extensive education in not only acupuncture but in Chinese Medicine. She has a personal history that she shares from being a modern and jazz dancer, choreographer to teaching yoga and Pilates that has allowed her to blend her knowledge of movement that she brings to her practice. She works with patients not only for healing and repair but also to restore and rehabilitate.  In addition, she works extensively with patients suffering from digestive disorders, emotional issues and PTSD, fertility and women’s health, pain and immunological diseases. She closely works with each patient to develop a personal plan regarding diet, exercise and lifestyle changes towards improving their health and recovery.

She has been in the forefront in research in Design and Development of a Questionnaire and treatment for Traditional Chinese Medicine Pattern and Diagnosis for Acupuncture in Clinical Trials in Radiation Prostatitis that is ongoing at the San Diego Naval Medical Center.

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