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Joseph Alban, M.S., L.Ac.

Joseph Alban is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist. Joseph has a thriving practice at for ten years where he has helped thousands of patients.

 In 2006, Joseph completed a hospital residency where he trained with leading physicians in acupuncture, Chinese medicine dermatology, and medical massage. He graduated from Touro College’s Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine, obtaining a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to clinical training in China, he has worked at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. In 2012, he received the Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology Diploma from world renowned expert Mazin Al-Khafaji.

In 2009-2010 Joseph was awarded a training grant from the National Institutes of Health. He completed this training in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His research focused on the psycho-immunology of mental health, examining the potential of Chinese medicine to treat immune diseases, associated depression and anxiety simultaneously.

Joseph is the author of many journal articles and has been featured in magazines such as Time Out New York, Acufinder Magazine, and Acupuncture Today. He is currently on the leadership team of Dermveda, an integrative medicine skin education resource.

In addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice, Joseph teaches and writes about Chinese medicine for practitioners as well as the public. He also plays Wu Style Tai Ji and is a fermentation enthusiast.

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Amber Milanovich, M.S., L.Ac.

Amber received an M.S. in acupuncture from Tri-State College of Acupuncture, one of the oldest and most renowned acupuncture schools in the country. There she trained directly with masters in three different styles: Acupuncture Physical Medicine, Kiiko Matsumoto Acupuncture, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her post-graduate work led her to study the source of all of those styles: Classical Chinese Medicine. It was in this phase that she began to study and incorporate essential oils, which have become a major part of her practice as she has witnessed the tremendous shifts possible when they are incorporated in treatment. Studying these different styles and modalities allows her to look at a given situation from many angles, which proves invaluable when it comes to evaluating your specific condition.

Amber specializes in the treatment of temporomandibular joint pain, endocrine disorders, including hormonal balance and fertility issues, and digestive disorders. She is particularly interested in the psycho-emotional aspects of these things, and believes that acupuncture is a powerful way to access the mind-body connection. Amber aims to both understand ailments and to see how they manifest in each unique constitution. Her goal is to facilitate the process by which the body resides in optimal health, as well as to provide patients with helpful tools that will allow them to continue to heal on their own.

 

Our Office
Our New York City acupuncture office, located at 40th and Lexington in Manhattan, was designed to create a beautiful and calming environment featuring specially designed sound panels which soften sounds in the office and prevent outside sounds from coming in. Its the perfect place for rest, healing, and wellbeing. Feel free to come early and enjoy a cup of tea before your appointment. View Slideshowoffice-1office-2office-3office-4office-5office-6office-7office-8office-9office-10office-11office-12office-13office-14

 

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We respond quickly and make our best attempts to schedule you as soon as possible within your preferred time frame.

We have early morning and late evening hours to accommodate your busy schedule. Unfortunately, we do not accept walk in appointments.

Office Hours:

Monday: 11am-8pm

Tuesday: 11am-8pm

Wednesday: 11am-8pm

Thursday: 11am-8pm

Fridays: 7am-noon

We do not have appointments on Saturday or Sunday.

 

Insurance

We are in network acupuncturists with Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, and United Healthcare.

We accept Aetna and The Empire Plan as an out of network acupuncturist.

In order to best serve you our office will gladly look into your insurance acupuncture benefit. We will need some information from you to verify the insurance. Click here to find out more about insurance coverage for acupuncture.

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Conditions

Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used for over 2500 years as a natural method to treat disease and improve your health. More than a quarter of the world still uses acupuncture and Chinese Medicine as their main methods of healing. As you can imagine from this long history, Chinese medicine can treat many different health concerns. According to The World Health Organization and National Institutes of Health, acupuncture has been shown to be safe and effective for many conditions.

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