PRACTITIONERS

Changwei Li, M.D, Ph.D., M.P.H., L.Ac

Dr. Li is a NCCAOM Diplomate in Acupuncture.
His training is in both modern medicine and traditional Chinese medicine from Peking University Health Science Center in Beijing, China. Dr. Li did his residency in Acupuncture in Beijing Shijitan Hospital where he practiced acupuncture under the supervision of Dr. Nanbin Huang, a famous acupuncturist in China. Dr. Li is also a certified Acupuncture Doctor by the World Federation of Acupuncture and Moxibustion Society (WFAS). Dr. Li specializes in treating knee arthritis, pain management, sudden sensorineural hearing loss, facial paralysis, digestive disorders, and many other conditions.
 
Besides acupuncture practice, Dr. Li is also a researcher. He received his M.P.H in global health from Emory University and Ph.D. in Epidemiology from Tulane University. He has published extensively in the fields of chronic disease and in acupuncture. Dr. Li believes that acupuncture is a very important complement to modern medicine, and patients benefit from this type of “green” treatment.

Dr. Li is NCCAOM certified and CCAOM certified for clean needle technique and is licensed to practice acupuncture in the state of Louisiana and in China

Valerie Viosca, L. Ac.

Founder of New Orleans Acupuncture. Valerie attended Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM where she earned a Masters in Science in Oriental Medicine (M.S.O.M.) graduating in May 2002 with nearly 3000 hours of study and clinic. She graduated in 1997 from The Scherer Institute of Natural Healing (Taos & Santa Fe, NM) with a Diploma in Massage Therapy Degree, upon graduation from massage school she completed a 300 hour apprenticeship in Japanese style bodywork and acupuncture with Jeffery Dann Ph.D., L.Ac. in southern Colorado, by 1998 she had began the journey on her MSOM in Santa Fe, NM

In 2007 Valerie received her 200 hour Yoga Teaching Certificate from Prajna Yoga in Santa Fe and is currently working towards her 500 yoga teacher training certificate.

Valerie is NCCAOM certified and CCAOM certified for clean needle technique and is licensed to practice acupuncture in the states of Louisiana and Colorado and she is a Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance.

Please call 504-717-5111 today to set up an appointment

Dr. Li is currently not accepting new patients. Please call Valerie for an appointment