Acupuncturist in Washington, DC

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Kerri Westhauser, DACM, LAc

Kerri Westhauser, DACM, LAc | Acupuncturist photo
Ms. Westhauser is licensed in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., a professional member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) and Board Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. (NCCAOM)

Ms. Westhauser studied at the Maryland Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai, China and has completed Bob Flaws Advanced Gynecology Program.

Ms. Westhauser incorporates extensive Chinese nutritional counseling, acupuncture, herbs and heat therapies into her treatments. During initial consultations, she provides details about treatment options based on your individual health assessment. In general, acupuncture tends to be beneficial for acute and chronic pain or traumatic injuries. Whereas internal ailments require a combined approach of acupuncture, nutritional changes and herbal therapies. Ms. Westhauser practices Chinese medicine (Zhong Yi) based on pattern discrimination (Bian Zheng Lun Zhi) and utilizes ancient herbal formulas and their modification to each patient's condition. She prescribes herbs from Kamwo because of their rigorous quality standards.

Ms. Westhauser offers comprehensive diagnosis and treatment that is practiced with skill, compassion and care for each and every patient. She utilizes the Standards of Care that are employed in professional Chinese Medicine which include: standard methodology, disease diagnosis (Bian bing) and pattern discrimination (Bian zheng).
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Dietary Therapy and Nutrition
 Auricular Acupuncture  Lifestyle Counseling
 Bodywork  Online / Video Consultation
 Chinese Herbal Medicine  Shiatsu (Acupressure)
 Classical Acupuncture (Five-Element)  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Acupuncture (NCCAOM)  Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM)
Dr. Westhauser has completed Mazin Al-Khafaji's two year Dermatology program and passed the final exam.
She received her doctorate from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine.
1330 New Hampshire Ave NW
Additional Location
803 West Broad Street
Suite 750