Dr. Salina Chan

N.D., L.Ac.

Biography

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, and became interested in holistic health care after spending time in China studying acupuncture upon graduating from college. The integrative health care model in China left a strong impression on her. 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 worked in a private practice with her father for 10 years in Seattle, Washington prior to moving to Northern California. She lives in Yuba City with her husband, and enjoys spending time with her family.


Credentials

  • Licensed Acupuncturist, California and Washington State
  • Licensed Naturopathic Doctor, Washington State (California State Pending)

Education, Training and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science (BS), Molecular Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA - 1997
  • Acupuncture Certificate, China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, Beijing, China - 1998
  • Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine (ND), Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA - 2003
  • Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAOM), Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA - 2004
  • Advanced Clinical Training, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Department of Gynecology, Beijing, China - 2004
  • Collaboration with Washington Center for Reproductive Medicine (Bellevue, WA) using acupuncture with patients undergoing IVF - 2005-2006
  • Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM), Oregon College of Oriental Medicine, Portland, OR - 2007
  • Advanced Clinical Training, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Department of Internal Medicine, Chengdu, China - 2007
  • Private Practice, Washington State Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Center, Seattle, WA - 2004-2013