Teresa Shen, L.Ac, CEO

Teresa Shen, L.Ac, CEO
Eastern Medical Center 5933 Coronado Lane 100 Pleasanton, CA 94588

Teresa Shen, L.Ac, CEO

Teresa Shen, L.Ac, Masters of Chinese Medicine is a fourth generation practitioner of Acupuncture and Natural Medicine with Masters from Tianjin University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China. She is presently Chief Physician and CEO of Eastern Medical Center who was founded by her father in 1982. She is continuing her father's legacy today. Her passion and desire to heal people in a natural way has led her to become such a success in her field, and winner of the Pleasanton's Reader's Choice Award and featured in Diablo Magazine in Women’s Best Of the Bay Area.

Shen’s love of the medicine brings her to volunteer her time to Relay for Life, Shiva-Vishnu Temple Non-profit organization, Sandra Wing Foundation for Cancer Survivors, Fibromyalgia and Essential Tremor support groups, as well as speak to local high schools about the benefits of acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
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Gender Female
Affiliations Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce, California State Oriental Medicine Association
Services Eastern Medical Center is a full-service natural family health care clinic bringing 5,000 years of traditional Chinese healing methods to the East Bay, including acupuncture, acupressure, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, herbal treatment.

Patients come to Eastern Medical Center for a wide variety of reasons. Some wish to alleviate pain from chronic ailments such as migraine headaches or digestive and endocrine issues or to heal more quickly from broken bones and other injuries. Some seek relief from back, neck, knee and joint pain. Others seek prevention of hereditary illnesses such as strokes, high blood pressure and diabetes. For just about any ailment, Shen says, Chinese medicine can help in some way. “We’ve seen some fantastic results,” she says, “Even with people who’ve tried everything, including injections, surgery or even multiple surgeries.”

The team at Eastern Medical Center includes Shen and these highly skilled practitioners:

Eric Wei Wang, DAOM L.Ac., Acupuncturist
Dr. Wang specializes in acupuncture and Oriental medicine with a focus on orthopedics trauma and sports medicine. He is a good athlete and support some of athletes maintaining the sport life as well. He is an instructor of acupuncture and Tui Na . He teached in Five Branches University for Case Study and TCM diagnosis.

Adrienne Dooling L.Ac: Acupuncturist
Dooling’s specialty is in structural alignment and chronic diseases including scoliosis, meniscus tears (incomplete tears), arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, Crohn’s disease and other digestive issues' and 'balancing the autonomic nervous system by aligning the pelvis and spine. Dooling practices Seitai Shinpo, a specialized form of acupuncture, and Shiunko Moxibustion, also known as Japanese structural acupuncture.

Candace Luo, L.Ac, MSTCM, MHA, CMI
Luo specializes in working with internal disease such as acute respiratory infections, asthma, bronchitis, digestive-intestinal disorders, fatigue, diabetes and osteoarthritis. She also addresses women’s health issues, including fertility and menopause.

Gang Han, CMT, Acupressurist, Medical Massage Therapist
Gang Han has practiced traditional Chinese medicine and Tui-Na acupressure for more than 20 years. Han’s passion is helping patients find relief from work-related pain. Han’s unique style is perfect for neck, shoulder, back, and sciatic nerve issues. He specializes in chair and table acupressure, scalp acupressure, foot reflexology, and deep tissue massage.

Tatyana Nikol, MA, CMT, Bodywork Therapist, Holistic Life Coach
Tatyana Nikol is proficient in 12-bodywork modalities and combines massage techniques with intuitive energy work to help release pain and emotional traumas from the body. Nikol’s sessions are built on Eastern and Western modalities and integrate several body work techniques to more effectively address complex pain management, injury rehabilitation, and with holistic life coaching help to overcome challenges and depression.

We Accept most insurances, worker’s comp, and auto accidents.
Additional Services Acupressure, Massage, Nutrition, Diagnostic Testing
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