MS (Harvard), MAc (NESA)
Yi-Jen Tseng is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He earned a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine from the New England School of Acupuncture, which is the oldest accredited institution for Chinese Medicine in the United States. After his graduation in 2000, he started his practice, Ancient Path Acupuncture and Herbs, in Lexington, MA.
He received an undergraduate degree from National Taiwan University with an emphasis in biochemistry and molecular biology. He came to Massachusetts as a graduate student at Harvard School of Public Health in 1992. Studying cancer biology and environmental health, he earned a Masters of Science degree in 1995. After graduating from HSPH, he began working in the field of worker protection and health – industrial hygiene.
His interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) began when he was a young adult in Taiwan. He had been studying martial arts (Kung Fu) and TCM, focusing on acupuncture and Tui Na/Cheng Gu (Chinese massage/chiropractic), under the guidance of several practitioners/masters (Shi Fu). He uses all the teachings and knowledge and experience of the past twenty plus years to optimize treatment of his patients. He incorporates needling, Tui Na/Cheng Gu, Chinese herbs, cupping, Gua Sha, moxibustion, auricular therapy, and dietary/lifestyle recommendations to help treat his patients. He also incorporates various acupuncture styles with focus on Master Tung’s style, EMAS (Electro-Meridian Acupuncture Style) and Five-Element Acupuncture to help bring healing, peace and better health to his patients.