Megan Dauphin is a California board certified acupuncturist and herbalist, with specialty certifications in infertility, sport’s medicine, and orthopedics. She received her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from Five Branches University where she completed over 3,200 hours of comprehensive clinical and theoretical training. After her second year at Five Branches Megan traveled to Hangzhou, China to study at Zhejiang University where she was able to observe TCM being used in the hospitals of the area. Megan also holds degrees in philosophy and psychology from the University of Oregon.
In addition to Megan’s advanced training in infertility and pain management, she has also furthered her education extensively in the areas of women’s health, menopause, gastrointestinal disorders, and mental health. Megan incorporates functional medicine and nutrition to her TCM treatments in order to address the root cause of the health issue presenting. Megan’s passion is to help her patients find optimal health and wellness. She is dedicated to arranging complete care for her patients through direct contact with local medical doctors and other complementary medical practitioners in the Bay Area.
In her personal life, Megan loves spending time with her family, cooking, gardening, playing piano, and surfing!
Jessica Luu, L.Ac is a California Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist. She received her Master’s in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Five Branches University in San Jose where she completed more than 3,200 hours in Eastern medical and Western medical training. She especially loved learning about Chinese herbs and was selected and entrusted with managing the herb room for the university clinic. Additionally, Jessica also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Hawaii.
Jessica is an avid learner and is committed to continuous learning to enrich her knowledge and skills. In addition to her training at Five Branches University, Jessica also apprenticed with specialists in internal medicine, pain management, and infertility. She spent a summer semester at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, observing renowned Chinese Medical doctors treating patients at integrated hospitals in the area. Jessica also pursued advanced training in pain management, infertility, and nutrition from masters such as David Euler, Richard Tan, and Jane Lytton.
Jessica comes from a family with long traditions of healing people in their communities, from China to Vietnam, and now in the U.S.A. Although her brother and sister follow their hearts and became Medical Doctors, Jessica happily finds her destiny in treating her patients with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Nutrition. She enjoys taking time listening to her patients and assessing the roots of their ailments and pain. She then proactively puts together treatment plans, which may include acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and dietary recommendations. Jessica’s ultimate goal is to help her patients optimize their health and reclaim their lives.
Cara Ortiz is a California board certified acupuncturist and herbalist. She holds a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University. During her study at Five Branches University, she focused on gynecology and pain. She followed her teachers to China, where she completed a clinical externship at Zhejiang Medical University, with specialized studies in pain management & digestive disorders.
Cara is currently working towards completing her Doctorate Degree in Oriental Medicine with a focus on endocrinology and gynecology. She believes that patients should take an active role towards their healing.
She treats a spectrum of issues with a focus on fertility and women’s health, headaches and other neurological disorders, stress, depression, and digestive disorders.
Kayoko Yamamoto is a California Board Licensed and a Nationally Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. She holds a 4-year Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Japan and completed her Doctorate Degree in Chinese Medicine with specialized studies in pain management from Five Branches University. Since she graduated Five Branches University in 2006, she has been working with a wide variety of patients, such as pain management, women’s health, fertility, stroke, skin diseases, fatigue, allergy, and pediatric patients. She has also studied Japanese acupuncture and acupressure, along with Chinese style Tuina massage.
She was born in Japan and can speak in Japanese, English, Russian, and Bulgarian. She likes to study a foreign language and plan to learn Spanish and Chinese in future.
Kayoko specializes in pain management, pediatric, women’s health, fertility, and nutrition.
Yun Hee Hong is a Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist in the state of California. She received her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College (AIMC) in Berkeley, CA, with specialization in Japanese acupuncture techniques. Japanese acupuncture is famous for its emphasis on gentle, painless insertion techniques.
Prior to her studies at AIMC, she graduated from San Francisco State University, where she obtained a Bachelors degree in Microbiology, with a minor in Chemistry.
Yun Hee’s interest in traditional medicine was piqued at an early age when her mom suffered an injury, causing her lower back pain. Her mom decided on acupuncture as a course of treatment, and her pain was healed within the span of a just a few sessions. Yun Hee was so impressed by the effectiveness of acupuncture that she decided to pursue studying it herself, so that she may help others benefit from its healing powers.
In keeping with her vision of helping patients improve the quality of their health, Yun Hee has previously worked in a community acupuncture clinic in Berkeley to treat patients with drug and smoking addictions using the Nada protocol. In addition, she has gained specialization in the areas of women’s health, and fertility and pregnancy support for both men and women. She also has wide experience treating a range of issues related to today’s fast-paced, high-stress work culture in the Silicon Valley, such as neck and shoulder pain, back pain and sciatica, anxiety, insomnia, headaches, and digestive problems.
Yun Hee seeks to keep improving herself and her patients’ care by engaging in continuous education classes. She loves her job as an acupuncturist and strives to give patients the best possible care.
Monica combined two of her major passions in coming to Revive Acupuncture, treating infertility and pain. After raising her two children, Monica yearned to do clinical work helping other. She decided to pursue a degree in Chinese medicine and become a licensed acupuncturist. Monica loves the fertility field and is inspired to help her patients achieve their goals. When her children were little, she volunteered and served on the board of the Santa Clara chapter of Nursing Mothers’ Counsel assisting new mothers with breastfeeding and milk supply issues. Now she relishes helping new mothers using acupuncture and Chinese herbs to assist with low milk supply and other common breastfeeding problems.
Monica also holds a certificate in Integrative Sports Medicine Acupuncture from Five Branches University, and she has worked in several practices treating primarily pain and injuries. She has been a movement educator since 2003, trained in Pilates post-rehabilitation techniques which she often brings into her acupuncture practice.
Hung Nguyen is a California Board Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist. He holds a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the University of East-West Medicine. His specialties are pain management, gynecology, and functional medicine. He believes diet, nutrition, and physical exercise are the keys to a healthy lifestyle.
Prior to his Acupuncture career, Hung earned a Master’s degree in social work and worked as a therapist. He has extensive experience working in the clinical mental health setting with both adults and children. He recognizes that stress and emotions can be large contributing factors in impacting health conditions and strongly emphasizes on a holistic healthcare approach. Hung finds tremendous joy in guiding patients and being a part of their journeys to better health.