Candace Luo is an experienced acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese medicine. Luo specializes in the treatment of internal diseases, including acute respiratory infections, asthma, bronchitis, digestive-intestinal disorders, fatigue, diabetes, osteoarthritis, women’s health, fertility, menopause, and other obstetrical and gynecological ailments.
Luo’s diverse professional background includes program administration, direct care, and medical interpretation and translation in Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from University of California, Davis, and graduated with a Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from University of East-West Medicine. With an interest in administration and management, Luo went on to earn her master’s in Health Administration from the University of Southern California.
In 2009, Luo became licensed to practice traditional Chinese Medicine in California, and is currently a doctoral fellow at Five Branches University pursuing the advanced clinical degree of Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has studied auricular medicine—the use of the ear in healing—and completed an externship training program in Gynecology and herbal medicine at Beijing University of Chinese Medicine. Recently, Luo advanced her manual therapy techniques through a series of trainings in China with Dr. Jianmin Li, founder of Chinese Super-Hand.
An accomplished player of the guzheng, a traditional Chinese string instrument, Luo also studies with guzheng masters in New York and in China. Luo says it’s her passion to integrate traditional music and medicine to promote holistic well-being.
“With her unique skill set and experience, Candace strives to provide clients with compassionate, respectful and culturally competent care,” says Dr. Teresa Shen, CEO and lead acupuncturist at Eastern Medical Center.