Acupuncturist, Chinese Medicine Herbalist
Klara Brown is a licensed acupuncturist, board certified herbalist, and labor doula. She is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist and a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine, certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Klara believes in incorporating a variety of healing modalities in her practice; she draws on various styles of acupuncture, massage, herbal medicine and nutrition to provide comprehensive care for her patients. This broad base has equipped her to treat women’s health and infertility, pediatrics, emotional disorders, and men’s health. Her experience as a licensed massage therapist also gives Klara an understanding of body mechanics that allows her to effectively treat sports injuries, pain syndromes, and musculo-skeletal issues.
Klara graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she earned a Master’s of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM). Her training focused on integrating Eastern medicine with Western medical treatment to address illness in a comprehensive way and help her patients use both systems to achieve optimum health. Upon graduation, Klara continued her studies in Beijing, China where she earned certification from the Beijing Traditional Medicine Training Center of WFAS. As part of her clinical training, here in New York, Klara worked in a hospital setting at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, where she used both her past experience as a labor doula and as an acupuncturist to provide pain relief to women during childbirth. Klara has also worked alongside prominent practitioners of infertility acupuncture in order to hone her skills in treating female reproductive disorders.