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Doctor of Oriental Medicine (Ph.D.) in New York, NY

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Cherrie Laygo, LAc

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Acupuncture for Longevity
Dr. Cherrie Laygo is a California Board licensed, NCCAOM Certified Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist as well as a Licensed Massage Therapist. She became interested in Traditional Chinese Medicine through personal experience with her own health and as a natural progression to her long career as a Massage Therapist.

Dr. Cherrie Laygo received her Doctoral degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, Ca. where she was part of the teaching staff in their Masters program. She also graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City with a Masters of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine.

Her passion is the promotion of wellness in life and thereby longevity. The definition of Longevity is simply long life, but Dr. Laygo sees this as a challenge in our modern lifestyle. Her goal is to help each of her patients to enhance their physical and emotional health to achieve not just the potential of longevity but quality of life.

She incorporates Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Electro-Acupuncture, Cupping, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, Medical Massage Therapy and more in her treatments of patients. She is a general practitioner with a special interest in women’s health, musculo-skeletal disorders, pain management,insomnia, anxiety, mental emotional health and digestive disorders.

Currently, Dr. Laygo and her family moved back to New York City after almost 6 years in Los Angeles, Ca. She is on the Oriental Medicine teaching staff at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she teaches the Gynecology course in the Master’s program. Dr. Laygo has also started a practice in the Flat Iron District of NYC in the beautiful space at Longevity Health.

As a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner, her objective is to unite the best knowledge of both systems, TCM and Western Biomedicine, focusing on corrective and preventative care in order to help achieve optimum health and longevity of Life.
Practice Areas
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Classical Acupuncture (Van Nghi)  Homeopathic Medicine
 Aromatherapy  Classical Acupuncture (Yuen)  Lifestyle Counseling
 Auricular Acupuncture  Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Massage Therapy
 Dr. Tan's Balance Method  Cosmetic Acupuncture  Moxibustion
 Bodywork  Cupping  Qigong
 Chi-Akra / Facial Acupuncture  Dietary Therapy and Nutrition  Shiatsu (Acupressure)
 Chinese Herbal Medicine  Electro-Acupuncture  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
 Classical Acupuncture (Five-Element)  Gua Sha  Tuina
Certifications
 Acupuncture (NCCAOM)  Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM)
 Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)  Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Payments Accepted
Cash, check and many insurance plans accepted.
Hours:9am through 8pm
Cost/Session:$120-$200
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Location
80 E. 11 St, Ste 211
New YorkNY 10003
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