About


Susanna (Xiaofen) Shen

Doctor of Oriental Medicine (OMD), Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.), Professor

Dr. Susanna (Xiaofen) ShenDr. Shen has been an acupuncturist and an herbalist since she graduated from University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Fujian, China, in 1986. She has worked as a physician-in-charge in Quanzhou First Hospital, an acupuncturist in pain management in Los Angeles, a professor in American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco and a provider of California Continuing Education. Since 1995, Dr. Shen has taught at Five Branches University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Santa Cruz. She currently teaches Chinese herbal medicine and supervises clinical practices at Five Branches University.

Dr. Shen specializes in the following:

  • Pain Management
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Digestive Diseases
  • Allergy
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Facial Rejuvenation

Our Clinics

For our patients' comfort and convenience, our facilities feature restrooms and heated treatment tables. We carry medicinal herbs, pills, powders and super fruit juices.