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About our practitioners:


Jie Jin is a second generation acupuncturist who follows her family's foot steps. She received her master's degree in Acupuncture and is a licensed acupuncturist in the states of District of Columbia, the state of Maryland and Virginia. She is nationally board certified by the National Certification Commission (NCCAOM) for Acupuncture and Certified in Clean Needle Technique by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.


She graduated from the Pacific College of Health and Science, had her extensive clinical training at the Shanghai JiaoTong University Affiliated Ruijin hospital, ShuGuang Hospital Affiliated to Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the USA, she also had clinic work in NYU Hospital of Joint Diseases.   

She is a professor and adjunct faculty at professional schools and Virginia University of Oriental Medicine. She is a member with Maryland Acupuncture Association, (MAA), National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture (NCCA), National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM).​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​



Jie Jin,  MSTAC, L. Ac., LMT



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Guifang Chen graduated from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has been practicing acupuncture and herbology for more than 45 years in many countries. She is a licensed acupuncturist in Both District of Columbia and the state of Maryland. She is also a Certified herbologist by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), Certified detoxification specialist by National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA).


Previously, she was the deputy chief of Clinical Chinese Herbal Medicine at Shannxi provincial hospital in China, Physician-in-charge in the Clinical Chinese Herbal Medicine in Shannxi provincial hospital. In addition, she lectured medical students in China, conducted researches in herbology and acupuncture and published research results in many medical journals.


Some of her Publications are 

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Acupuncture treatment of hernia disc.” China Spectrum Jan 1995: 40+.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Acupuncture treatment of premenstrual tension syndrome.” Washington China Post 1 Jan. 1995: 5+.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Acupuncture with herb treating menopause.” Washington China Post 1 Jan 1995: 4+.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Chinese herb restore health in winter.” Washington China Post12 Feb 1994: 5.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Acupuncture.” China Spectrum Dec 1994: 46+.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Acupuncture treatment of frozen shoulder.” China Spectrum Jan 1994: 20-21.

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Effect of Chinese herb on 30 cases of chronic stomach pain.” Hospital Magazine 1986: 23-26.  

  • Chen, GuiFang. “Chinese herb medicine treat nonspecific chronic colitis.” Shannxi Traditional Chinese Medicine Jan 1979: 10+.


Guifang Chen, O.M.D., L. Ac. 


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