Dr. Lisa Lam, Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner
As a health care practitioner of Chinese Medicine, Lisa’s specialty is acute and chronic pain <insert link to Pain document>, digestive disorders, stress <insert link to stress document>, fatigue, women’s health and internal medicine. Rather than chase signs and symptoms, her goal is to uncover the root cause of an ailment, employing a multi-tiered and integrative approach through means of treating the body, mind and spirit.

Known for her diagnostic skills, nonjudgmental demeanor and effective treatments, Lisa enjoys creating partnerships with her patients to develop the right treatment plans for their specific goals.
While in China, she completed an advanced study at Yue Yang Hospital in Shanghai with a focus on internal medicine and nerve and muscle regeneration.

In 2019, Lisa helped create an acupuncture program in the Oncology Dept at Kaiser Permanente, South San Francisco. She was the lead acupuncturist where she administered acupuncture to patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Besides her private clinic, Lisa currently works at Kaiser Permanente in the Chronic Pain and Oncology Departments. <insert link to Kaiser profile, see below>

In her research, Lisa studies the effects of acupuncture on stress and hormones. She enjoys interpreting 500 year old Chinese Medical texts into modern applications.


California Board Acupuncture License: #14825
National Board License #:151189
Masters of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, a four year program, from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, San Francisco
Doctorate completed at Five Branches University, San Jose
Clinical internship at Yue Yang Hospital, Shanghai, China
Tui na certified (Chinese version of physical therapy)
Studied under Dr. Edith Chan with an emphasis on pain, athletes and endocrinology
Under graduate studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.