About Nine-Keng Monica Hsu, L.Ac.

Dr. Nine-Keng Monica Hsu

Dr. Nine-Keng Monica Hsu is a licensed acupuncturist, traditional Chinese medicine practitioner, a naturopathic doctor, and a nutritionist. She is also a diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.

She graduated from Bastyr University with a master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and a doctorate degree in Naturopathic Medicine. She completed her bachelor degree at University of British Columbia with a double major in Nutrition and Food Sciences. In addition, she received advanced clinical training at Taipei Medical University Hospital and two more years at the Teaching Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

Dr. Hsu practices mainly traditional style of Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture, acupressure, Chinese herbs, moxibustion, TDP heat therapy, cupping, gua sha, tui na, auricular therapy, and electro-stimulation with needles. She also practices clinical nutrition based on the integration of Eastern and Western nutritional principles, detoxifications, and other lifestyle modifications.

She has special interests in cardiovascular conditions, gastroenterology, dermatology, gynecology, fertility support, and geriatric health. She also treats musculoskeletal and neurological disorders, addictions, insomnia, allergies, and weight management. In addition, she provides support to cancer patients, such as improving immunity and general health and minimizing chemotherapy and radiation side-effects.

She is passionate about holistic health care and emphasizes patient education and disease prevention. Her healing philosophy is to restore a dynamic balance among the physical, mental, and emotional levels within a person, as well as between the person and their environment.













Clinical Training / Experience

  • TCM clinical teaching (February 2019, December 2019, January 2020)
    • Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Teaching Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Chengqitang Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Taught advanced TCM theory and acupuncture techniques to TCM doctors
  • International TCM Training Program of Dermatology (TCM Surgery Department) and Acupuncture and Tuina Department (March 2013 to January 2015; December 2016, December 2017, February 2019, December 2019, January 2020)
    • Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Teaching Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • The number one disciple and the only oversea academic successor of Wu Lineage of TCM, developed by Dr. Jun Wu, M.D., master of TCM, dermatology professor, chief dermatology textbook editor, and Chairman of Surgery and Dermatology Committee, Chengdu TCM Association
    • Total of 2640 clinical training hours
  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Treatment (2015 – current)
    • Go Beyond Medicine, Crescent Springs, KY
    • Treatment of a wide variety of illnesses using acupuncture and other TCM therapies
  • Acupuncture treatment for addiction disorders (2012)
    • Evergreen Treatment Services, Seattle, WA
  • Clinical Observation Program at Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine (2011)
    • Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH), Taipei, Taiwan
    • Studied under the direct guidance of Dr. Chen-Jei Tai, D., Ph.D., master of TCM and the head of the TCM Department at TMUH
  • International TCM Training Program of Internal Medicine and Gynecology (2011)
    • Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
    • Teaching Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Internship in Chinese Herbal Medicine Department (2010 – 2011)
    • Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Kenmore, WA
  • Internship in Acupuncture Department (2009 – 2011)
    • Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Kenmore, WA
  • Internship in Naturopathic Medicine Department (2008 – 2011)
    • Bastyr Center for Natural Health, Kenmore, WA