Dr. Benny Lin's Acupuncture Clinic - Balancing your Elements with Acupuncture, Tuina & Herbs
About Dr. Benny Lin
Dr. Benny Lin is a California and New York licensed acupuncturist, an NCCAOM Diplomate in Acupuncture, and a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (D.O.M.) with over thirty years of professional experience as a practitioner and educator of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in China and the United States.

Education and Training:

Dr. Benny Lin graduated from Guangxi TCM University, and subsequently completed his postgraduate studies at the Institute of Orthopedics and Traumatology of China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine. He later obtained his doctorate at South Baylo University in the US. In addition to his academic education, Dr. Lin apprenticed under various renowned specialists and scholars, such as Kong Bohua, who is widely recognized as one of the four highest ranking TCM masters in modern China.

Practicing Experience:

As a practitioner, Dr. Benny Lin worked for over ten years as a physician and chief clinician at hospitals affiliated with TCM universities in China. Since immigrating to the US, he has worked for twenty years as an acupuncturist, herbalist, and Tui-na specialist, establishing private clinics in New York City, Orange County, Torrance, Santa Monica and Los Angeles. Combining his profound theoretical knowledge and clinical expertise in TCM, Dr. Lin has developed unique treatment protocols for general health issues, as well as rare and complicated diseases, by artfully combining all major TCM treatment methods including acupuncture, Tui-na and herbs. In order to create a personalized and comprehensive plan that addresses both the symptoms and the root of the disease, Dr. Lin goes beyond traditional evaluation methods and takes into account a patient’s living environment, constitution, state of mind, and seasonal changes that can affect his or her health. Dr. Lin's strongest fields of specialties are orthopedics/pain-management, as well as internal and gynecological diseases.

Teaching Experience:

As an educator, Dr. Lin served as lecturer and assistant professor in China, training over a thousand medical students. For the past two decades in the US, Dr. Lin has been a popular and much praised professor of courses such as TCM Classics, Acupuncture and Tui-na Techniques in graduate programs at various TCM schools. Dr. Lin currently teaches and supervises clinic interns at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Santa Monica, Yo San University of TCM in Los Angeles and South Baylo University in Orange County. In addition, Dr. Lin offers advanced seminars in continuing education in a wide range of subjects including Formula Writing, Master Tong’s Points, Abdominal Acupuncture, and External Application of Herbs. Many of Dr. Lin’s students have established very successful TCM practices throughout the US.

Research Accomplishments:

As a pioneer in his field who integrates the best of classical and modern TCM, Dr. Lin’s contributions to cutting edge TCM research are represented by some of his publications, such as, “Spine-Related Diseases”, “Masters of TCM Series/Kong Bohua”, and his professional papers which won "First Prize Paper" for both the 8th and the 9th International Congress on Manipulative Medicine and Traditional Therapy.

Professional Positions and Affiliations:

As a professional regarded highly by his peers in the TCM communities worldwide, Dr. Lin also holds prominent positions in many professional TCM associations. He is the Vice-Chairman of the World Association of Manipulative Medicine; a noted member of the Chinese Academy of Oriental Medicine; a member of the World Federation of Traditional Chinese Orthopedics, Awards Referee of the 2nd International Meeting on Manipulative Medicine, just to name a few.


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