Meet the Acupuncturist
Andrew Wong is a Washington state licensed acupuncturist (L.Ac.) and East Asian Medicine Practitioner (EAMP), 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.
Since graduating, Andrew has studied Tui Na medical massage, Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, qigong, and Internal Martial Arts with Master Fukui Yang. Andrew was fortunate to work with Master Yang at Pacific College as a Teacher's Assistant, where he helped teach Tui Na and TaiJi Quan classes for the massage and acupuncture license programs. Andrew has also practiced martial arts since 2002, and was a Teacher's Assistant for Master Heng Xin at the Shaolin Kung Fu Training Center.
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