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Joseph Alban, Licensed Acupuncturist

Joseph Alban

Joseph Alban is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist known for his unique approach blending the concepts of Chinese Medicine and Western Physiology to specifically target the root of your problem.

Joseph completed a hospital residency at the First Traditional Chinese Medicine Teaching Hospital of the Hunan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, in 2006. He trained with leading physicians in the acupuncture, Chinese Medicine Dermatology, and tui na (medical massage) departments. In 2012, he received the Avicenna Diploma in Chinese Medicine Dermatology from world renowned expert Mazin Al-Khafaji.

In 2009-2010, Joseph received a prestigious training grant from the National Institute of Health Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine research. He completed this training in the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Pediatric Allergy and Immunology department. His research focused on the holistic aspects of Chinese medicine to heal the whole person, by treating the main illness as well as addressing the depression and anxiety that often accompany it.

Joseph has authored many journal articles and has been featured in magazines such as Time Out New York, Acufinder Magazine, and Acupuncture Today. He lectures regularly on using Chinese medicine for self healing.

He graduated from Touro College’s Graduate Program in Oriental Medicine obtaining an 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 addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice and academic interests, Joseph practices Wu Style Tai Ji and Qi gong.