Joseph Alban is a Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist. Joseph has a thriving practice for more than 10 years where he has helped thousands of patients.
In 2006, Joseph completed a Chinese Medicine hospital residency in Hunan, China where he trained with leading clinicians 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. He has continued studies in Chinese Medicine dermatology with Mazin Al-Khafaji and sits on the board of the International Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology Association. He is also the editor and a contributing author of the ebook An Introduction to Chinese Medicine Dermatology.
Joseph has published many journal articles on Acupuncture and Chinese medicine for the treatment of Chronic Pelvic Pain and Prostatitis as well as numerous scholarly articles on Chinese Medicine for dermatological conditions. He has been a speaker at the annual Integrative Dermatology Symposium. He is currently on the TCM editor of Learn Skin, an integrative medicine skin education resource. Additionally, he has been featured in magazines such as Time Out New York, Marie Claire, Acufinder Magazine, and Acupuncture Today.
In addition to maintaining a busy clinical practice, Joseph also plays Wu Style Tai Ji, coaches kids soccer, and is a fermentation enthusiast.