OUR TEAM

Lillian Huang, LAc, OMD, PhD
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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.

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Zhu Ying Huang, L.Ac, DAOM
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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.

Marisa Wood, Certified Massage Therapist

Risa became interested and passionate in the massage therapy career after recovering from her own injuries through massage therapy and body works. She was trained at National Institute of Health and gained experiences through private practice and other massage settings prior to working with us. She is excited to be working at a health clinic with us where she can make a difference in people's health and injury recoveries.  While she can do many types of massage including but not limited to Swedish, Prenatal, Sports, Hot Stone, her specialty is in Deep Tissue, Myofascial, and Active Release Techniques. Please discuss with her your individual need prior to your massage session.     

Kellie Le, Office Manager

Kellie has been working with California Acupuncture Center for over 14 years. If you have any questions with your insurance coverage or concerns about making an appointment, please don’t hesitate to call her.  Kellie was a trained certified massage therapist and is a current student in Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. 

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.