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Dr Nancy Chau
NeuroScience Acupuncture Physician
Board Certified Herbalist
Frequency Specific Microcurrent [FSM] Practitioner

Dr Nancy Chau | Wai Acupuncture Integrative Chinese Medicine of Longwood, Florida | Community Acupuncture of LongwoodHer Chinese name, “Wai,” means “wisdom,” appropriate due to her “wisdom of holistic medicine.”  Born and raised in Hong Kong where East meets West, Dr. Nancy has been deeply immersed in the rich environment of Chinese medicine. As a Former Registered Nurse in both United States and Hong Kong, she has studied diseases caused by the disconnection between health and lifestyle, and she is passionate about using the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine to help her patients work with nature to achieve balance, health, and beauty in every season of their lives, guided by results of blood works.

Chinese medicine is one of the oldest professional and continuously practiced health systems in the world, dating back 5,000 years. This holistic approach considers the “whole” person, including body, mind, diet, environment, emotions, lifestyle and exercise. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Chinese medicine’s emphasis is on prevention, treating not only the disease, but also its underlying causes, and harmonizing imbalances in the body.

Professional Credentials:

- Board Certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine
- Licensed Acupuncture Physician - Florida Board of Acupuncture
- Diplomate of Oriental Medicine - National Certification Commission for    Acupuncture  and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
- Master of Science in Oriental Medicine
- Board Certified Herbalist
- Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP)
- Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Flinders University of South Australia

I am the ONLY Certified Neuropuncture Acupuncture Specialist (with integration of Frequency Specific Microcurrent) in Central Florida.

Meet Our Staff - Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Alex Chau
Clinic Owner, RN, BSc
Frequency Specific Microcurrent Practitioner [FSM] Assistant

Alex Chau | Owner | Wai acupuncture integrative medicine | Longwood FLAlex too was born and raised in Hong Kong and witnessed many powerful healing from oriental medicine. Alex was in electrical and computer engineering until 2003, when his father suddenly passed away. After taking care of the family, he decided to find the cause of his father's death. He left his engineering career and started acquiring western medicine knowledge and became a US trained RN with 10+ years of hospital ICU & ER experience.  He has finally found the answer.

He is passionate to work with Dr Nancy to provide integrative and holistic approach to the patients. He believes the integration of the best from Eastern and Western medicine will greatly benefit the patients.

Alex is a witness of his own healing with using only Chinese medicine. After a sport injury in 1981, he developed severe chronic pain in his right ankle. He was suffering for over 15 years and at times, he could not walk or even fell when pain struck without warning.  During a trip to Hong Kong, he was introduced to a very special Chinese herb. After faithfully taking the herb for 3 months, the pain was completely gone ! He is now able to walk normally without any pain. Because of his own healing, Alex is an active advocate of Integrative Chinese medicine.

Dr Maribel Crider
Acupuncture Physician
Board Certified Herbalist
Functional Medicine Practitioner

Nancy Chau offers Acupuncture and Integrated Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, moved to Florida in 1996. Dr. Maribel is fluent in English and Spanish.

Dr. Maribel has been in the healthcare industry for more than 25 years. She graduated Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus (Recinto de Ciencias Medicas) in 1989 as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, licensed and certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). She has practiced in clinical, as well as administrative roles in reference laboratories as well as hospital pathology/laboratory settings in the private and federal sector (Veteran Administration Hospitals).

Through the years working in the traditional-allopathic/western medicine field and through personal experiences, Dr. Maribel has come to realize that this approach was not true to her beliefs, and what she thought healthcare should be and made the logical change to a holistic type of medicine like Chinese Medicine, that is in line with her ideas of true health and longevity.

Professional Credentials:

- Graduated Summa Cum Laude from Florida College of Integrative Medicine
- Licensed Acupuncture Physician - Florida Board of Acupuncture
- Oriental Medicine - Nationally Board Certified (NCCAOM)
- Herbal Medicine - Nationally Board Certified (NCCAOM)
- Acupuncture Medicine - Nationally Board Certified (NCCAOM)
- Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner (CFMP)
- Post graduate studies - Facial & Body Rejuvenation
- Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - Nationally Board Certified (ASCP)

Shannon Ahern
Acupuncture Physician Intern

Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine offers safe, effective Acupuncture and Integrated Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Shannon is Wai Acupuncture’s student intern. She graduated from Adelphi University on Long Island, New York. In just five years, Shannon completed a dual BA/MA degree in Psychology with a concentration in Substance Abuse Counseling. After working in the psychology field and discovering a personal desire to further impact her patient’s healing journey, Shannon went on to further her education at the Florida College of Integrative Medicine where she received a Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine. Shannon is passionate about preventative, integrative medicine and strives to tailor treatments to her patient’s specific needs. Shannon’s goal is to empower her patient’s to take control of their mental, physical, and emotional health through an effective and realistic treatment plan. Shannon hopes to combine her education in the treatment of stress and anxiety disorders. As Wai Acupuncture’s student intern, Shannon is looking forward to learning and tailoring her skills in the treatment of chronic pain.

Professional Credentials:

Certified Acupuncture Point Injection Therapy
Master of Arts in General Psychology - Concentration in Substance Use Counseling
OASAS Trained - Certified Training Program for Alcoholism and Substance Use
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services Certifications:
• Opiates and Addiction Medications
• Motivational Interviewing in a Chemical Dependency Treatment Setting

Cookie - Therapy Dog in-training

Meet Our Staff - Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

My name is Cookie. I am a F1B Goldendoodle with a hypoallergenic coat. Having all types of acute or chronic pain issues may cause lots of stress, let me give you a big hug before proceeding to a treatment. *I am still in training school and graduating soon.

 

Meet Our Staff - Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Nancy Chau offers Acupuncture and Integrated Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine offers safe, effective Acupuncture and Integrated Chinese Medicine in Longwood, Florida

Wai Acupuncture & Integrative Chinese Medicine

Wai Acupuncture Longwood FL

2901 W State Rd 434 #141 Longwood, FL 32779

info@wai-acupuncture.com

(407) 335-4688 (office)

(407) 917-1000 (text)

Clinic hours:

Mon 11 AM - 7 PM
Tues 11 AM - 7 PM
Wed Closed
Thurs 11 AM - 7 PM
Fri 11 AM – 7 PM
Sat 9 AM – 2 PM