Dr. Howard Chen, M.D. is a specialist in Integrative Medicine and has been practicing for almost 20 years. He graduated from University of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 2001, and completed his residency at the University of Washington Family Medicine Residency Program.
Dr. Chen is board certified in Family Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, and has a certificate of added qualification in Hyperbaric Medicine and is a Diving Medicine Physician. He was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (FAAMA), and has lectured at the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture’s Annual Symposium
Dr. Chen is an accomplished educator, speaker, and clinician. He likes to describe himself as a “fixer of people and things”.
Education and Experience - Western Medicine
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2019 - 2022
Founder and Director, The Chen Center for Integrative Medicine, Reno, NV.
2009 - 2018
Medical Director - Renown Medical Acupuncture, Renown Integrative Medicine, Reno, NV
Hyperbaric Medicine Physician (DMAC 2d certified)
Renown Hyperbaric Oxygen, Reno, NV
Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine, University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine
Staff Physician - Family Medicine & Urgent Care, Renown Health, Reno, NV
Staff Physician, HAWC Clinic (Now Community Health Alliance), Reno, NV
Resident Physician, Chief Resident, University of Washington Family Medicine Residency, Seattle, WA
Medical Education - University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY
Education and Experience - Chinese and Spiritual Medicine
Student, Middle Way Acupuncture Institute, Mt. Vernon, WA
Faculty - The Academy of Acupuncture, San DIego, CA
Visiting Instructor - Tan Academy of Balance, Vancouver, BC
Meditation Sabbatical, Clairvision School
Ongoing Acupuncture Education
Medical Qi Gong Education - Steven Aung, MD
Elected - Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
Published Article - Muscle Channel Technique for Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy
Board Certified - American Board of Medical Acupuncture
Graduation from HMI Acupuncture School
Founder, Dragonfly Medical Acupuncture, Reno, NV