ND, LAc, DAOM
Dr. Salina Chan is a naturopathic doctor, acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She graduated from Bastyr University with a Doctorate degree (ND) in Naturopathic Medicine, and a Masters degree (MSAOM) in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She pursued further postgraduate training at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and received her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM). She has trained at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China with various specialists with an emphasis in women's health and infertilty. She has collaborated with Washington Center for Reproductive Medicine helping women undergoing assisted reproductive technologies with acupuncture.
Dr. Chan grew up in a family of traditional healers. She spent her childhood in Macau, China and immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of 12. After graduating from college, she traveled to China to study acupuncture and became interested in the integrative health care model. It inspired her to pursue a career in the healing arts, combining modern medicine with time tested ancient modalities. She has experience working with patients with various conditions, including pain management, seasonal allergies, digestive disorders, anxiety, depression, weight loss and hormonal imbalance. Dr. Chan utilizes various healing modalities such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, detoxification and nutritional supplements.
Dr. Chan has over 15 years of clinical experience. She worked and trained with her father for 10 years in an acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine practice in Seattle. She then established her own private practice in Northern California for 5 years. She recently relocated back to the Pacific Northwest and enjoys spending time with her family.