Dr. Portia TCM

Dr. Portia Barnblatt earned her master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco in 1996. In 1997 she completed a post-graduate internship at the Yue Yang TCM Hospital in Shanghai. In 1998 she completed a year long acupuncture orthopedic program taught by Dr. Fred Lerner, DC and had extensive training in Auricular Acupuncture with Dr. Li-Chun Huang, and Scalp Acupuncture with Dr. Ming Qin Zhu. In the mid-2000s she practiced as a research acupuncturist for post-open heart surgery patients at UCSF.  Dr. Barnblatt completed a doctoral program in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at ACTCM in 2011, focusing on pain management and women’s health, and spent a year at Shanghai Traditional Chinese Medicine University where she practiced privately.  Dr. Barnblatt has translated two books on Chinese Medicine in Chinese and English for use in TCM training programs and is currently working on a third translation. She continues to colaberate, study and learn under some of the most prominent scholars in China which she visits regularly.

Dr. Barnblatt is the Acupunturist for My Doctor Medical Group, www.mydoctorsf.com,  which integrates Western and Eastern Medicine to help patients achieve maximum benefits.

She is fluent in English and Chinese with working knowledge of French.

She was given an honorary award by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom for serving the community since 1997.  Portia has been practicing Yoga and Tai Chi since 1992.  Portia received her DAOM in September 2011 after completing a two year Ph.D program in Chinese Medicine which focused on Pain Management and Women's Health.

New patients are currently being accepted.

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Dr. Portia TCM
2000 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 706
San Francisco, CA 94109

(415) 828-9896

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