About the Doctors
























Dr. Chung Myung Hwa Professor, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ph.D., Esthetician


Dr.Chung is the fifth generation of

Oriental Medical doctors in her family.

She grew up learning secret traditional

Korean acupuncture methods from

her grandfather and uncle and helping

with the preparation of herbal medicine

formulas. She is proud and honored to

bring a lifetime of experience to

her patients each day.


Dr. Chung completed her formal education in the United States earning a Masters in Oriental Medicine at South Baylo University in Anaheim, CA and a Ph.D. in Oriental Medicine from American Liberty University in Fullerton, CA, She is a California Board certified licensed Acupuncturist and a Diplomate of NCCAOM, the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr.Chung's medical philosophy is to create health in perfect harmony with nature. She fully understands the intricate and delicate balance between body/mind and nature and addresses these equally to create optimal health. Her experience and gracious manner enable her to develop a partnership of mutual respect and trust between doctor and patient as the foundation of a fully integrated treatment experience. She has completed MISO FACIAL ACUPUNCTURE operation course offered Korean Medicine facial Rejuvenation Society.

In addition to managing a busy private practice, Dr.Chung has also practiced in the Oriental Medicine departments of Koosung Hospital and Valley Hanmaum Hospital in Los Angeles. 

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Dr. Tae Cheong Choo Professor, L.Ac., O.M.D., Ph.D.


                                                              Dr. Choo is a Leader in the Oriental Medicine                                                              Field and a highly advanced practitioner. Studying                                                          and practicing Oriental Medicine since 1980, he                                                              received his Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate                                                            degrees from Kyung Hee University in Seoul,                                                                    universally recognized as the premier of Oriental                                                            Medical University in the world. 


                                                         He is considered a Master Practitioner of two of                                                            the safest and most effective methods of acupuncture, SaAm Acupuncture (Korean 4 Needle Technique) and Master Tong's acupuncture. During the course of his professional career to date, he has treated over 200,000 patients both in Korea and the United States with an extensive range of diseases including stroke, all manners of musculoskeletal pain, back pain, arthritis, infertility, stress related conditions, headaches, allergies and cancer to just name a few. 

He teaches Acupuncture worldwide in Europe, Southern Asia and Asia. 

His expertise and abilities has been recognized year after year.



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