Lillian Huang, LAc, OMD, PhD
Dr. Lillian Huang is a fourth generation acupuncturist apprenticed with Prof. Li (mother) since eighteen years of age. After receiving her Bachelor of Science degree for Health Science at San Francisco State University, she received her Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Academy of Chinese Culture & Health Sciences 1n 1996. She holds both a Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree from South Baylo University and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Oriental Medicine Research Advancement from American Global University. Her clinical experiences continue to advance over the years with training from renowned Western and Chinese Medicine practitioners from China and the United States. She was a Qualified Medical Evaluator with California Workers' Compensation Board from 1999 to 2014. Besides private practice, her working experiences also included Kaiser and a cancer treatment center in San Mateo. She was a guest speaker on KQED Forum in 2000 and was interviewed by "Alternative Uncovered" program shown multiple times on Discovery channel since 2000.
Zhu Ying Huang, L.Ac, DAOM
Dr. Zhuying Huang received her first Chinese Medicine degree in 1999 from Beijing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the top-ranked University in Chinese Medicine (Five-year program). After she came to the United States, she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Science from pharmacy school at Purdue University and a Doctorate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine degree from Five Branches University.
Dr. Huang specializes in pain management, women’s health, fatigue, depression, anxiety, and many more health conditions. She is also the third generation inheritor of Fang's Scalp Acupuncture. This specialty of Fang’s Scalp Acupuncture provides high efficiency in treatment and milder needling sensation for patients who need it. She has years of medical practice experiences in China and in the US. In China, she worked at China-Japan Friendship Hospital and DongZhiMen Hospital utilizing a wide spectrum of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) modalities including herbs, acupuncture, tuina, cupping and moxibustion. She is excellent in providing an integrated TCM treatment plan for patients including methodology such as Qi balancing and Yin-Yang harmonization. After coming to the US, she has been practicing in San Jose since 2013. We are very honored to bring her to Hayward/Eastbay to serve our community.
Elena Lee, L.Ac., DACM, PharmD.
Dr. Elena Lee is a licensed acupuncturist and a licensed pharmacist. She studied biochemistry as an undergraduate at UC Davis and obtained a doctorate in pharmacy from UCSF in 2003. Although initially trained in the Western tradition, she has always been interested in Chinese Medicine and a holistic approach to healing. While practicing as a pharmacist, she studied acupressure and tui na massage. In 2006, she completed the Acupressure Basic Training Certification Program at the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley. She obtained a master of science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences in 2014 and a doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2019. In addition, she was certified by the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) as an Acu Detox Specialist. Integrating knowledge from East and West, she uses acupuncture, herbal medicine, and diet/lifestyle counseling in her acupuncture practice to help patients achieve holistic health. She enjoys practicing tai chi, qi gong, and yoga.
ChungTsz Vivian Yuan, L.Ac., DACM
Dr. Vivian Yuan, a licensed acupuncturist and a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, has been practicing for over 20 years. She was with California Acupuncture Center 6 years ago. Due to the need of caring for her children, she had to take a break from our office and only worked in the South Bay for these years. We welcome her return.
Dr. Vivian Yuan graduated with a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences while also holding a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Purdue University. While practicing, she continued her study and earned the Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from University of East-West Medicine in Sunnyvale CA in 2016. Over the years, she enhanced her Chinese Medicine and acupuncture experiences under many skilled Chinese Medicine and acupuncture practitioners in Taiwan, mainland China, and Unites States including our beloved California Acupuncture Center retired acupuncturist Professor Li.
Dr. Vivian Yuan is a mother of two children and feels blessed to know Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture as tools to take care of her children’s health issues through the years. She is happy to join us to serve more families.
Kellie Le, L.Ac., MSTCM, Officer Manager
Kellie has been the Office Manager at California Acupuncture Center for over 15 years. She holds a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Science and is a California board-licensed acupuncturist. She was also trained and certified as a massage therapist at National Holistic Institute in 2007.
The discovery of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine while working at California Acupuncture Center inspired her to further her education in Traditional Chinese Medicine. From that, it showed her the innate wisdom of the body to balance and heal when holistically supported. She strives to make her patients feel safe, seen, and heard in their concerns and guide them in their natural healing processes.
Kellie is a mother of three who loves spending time with her family, hiking, exploring nature, and crafting candles.
Jessica Gonzalez, Medical Receptionist
Jessica is a warm and caring person. Your good acupuncture experience starts with her. Please call her for any questions or concerns about making an appointment. She also speaks Spanish
Tiffany Ngo, Acupuncture Assistant
Tiffany is very loving towards people in need. She always try to help our patients in anyway she can.