© 2019 by Howard Chen, MD

Howard Chen, MD

Dr. Howard Chen, M.D. is a specialist in Integrative Medicine and has been practicing for 18 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 Qualifications

There is something comforting about knowing not only my accomplishments, but more information about me than normally shows up in a Resumé.  

Present

Freelance Western, Chinese, and Spiritual Medicine

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

2007-2009

Staff Physician - Family Medicine & Urgent Care, Renown Health, Reno, NV

2004-2007

Staff Physician, HAWC Clinic (Now Community Health Alliance), Reno, NV

2001-2004

Resident Physician, Chief Resident, University of Washington Family Medicine Residency, Seattle, WA

1997-2001

Education and Experience - Chinese and Spiritual Medicine Qualifications

2019

2018

8 Month Meditation Sabbatical

2010-Present

Ongoing Acupuncture Education

Medical Qi Gong Education - Steven Aung, MD

2010

Elected - Fellow of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Published Article - Muscle Channel Technique for Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy

2008

Board Certified - American Board of Medical Acupuncture

2006

Graduation from HMI Acupuncture School

Created Dragonfly Medical Acupuncture in Reno, NV