Meet the Acupuncturist
Andrew Wong is a New York and New Jersey states licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.), and nationally board certified in herbal medicine and as a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He holds a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM) and graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. Andrew also holds an undergraduate degree in Biology from CUNY Queens College and formerly worked as a forensic biologist at New York City's Chief Medical Examiner’s Office, Forensic Biology department.
While at Pacific College, Andrew focused primarily on the treatment of digestive, emotional, and orthopedic disorders. There he studied herbal medicine extensively with Dr. YongEn Shi, a gynecologist and TCM practitioner for over 50 years. In 2014 Andrew was awarded the Golden Flower Scholarship for excellence in herbal studies.
Currently, Andrew studies Tui Na medical massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, and qigong with Master Fukui Yang. In addition, he serves as Master Yang's Teacher's Assistant at Pacific College, where they teach Tui Na for the massage license program. Andrew has also practiced martial arts since 2002, and has been a Teacher's Assistant for Master Heng Xin at the Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center since 2004.
Andrew utilizes his knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine, extensive martial arts training, and deep understanding of body mechanics to provide his patients with comprehensive care that balances both physical and emotional health.