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Howard Chen is a board certified Family Physician who is additionally Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture. He received his BA in Biopsychosocial Health from Brown University, completed medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and finished his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington.
Dr. Chen is the Founder and Director of the Medical Acupuncture clinic as well as its successor, the Integrative Primary Care clinic, at Renown Health, located in Reno, Nevada. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, and has lectured nationally. Dr. Chen has recently completed an 8-month meditation sabbatical, in which he focused on developing medical and spiritual vision and intuition, which he hopes to integrate into his future work. Dr. Chen believes that illness and disease have physical, emotional, and spiritual causes, and that their treatment and full resolution requires attention to each of these components.