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My name is Dr. Sharon. I am the founder of An Medi-Zen.   I'm excited to be sharing my story with you. 

I can't wait to meet you and assist you on your healing journey.

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About Dr. Sharon

Dr. Sharon’s approach to patient care is to balance and harmonize the mind, body and spirit with Integrative Health and Medicine.  The hybrid clinical practice fuses both Eastern and Western medicine. 


She emphasizes the importance of health and wellness via community outreach and education and aims to provide support that bridges the gaps in healthcare and eliminates health disparities in the underserved communities. 


Dr. Sharon believes in the importance of physical activity, sleep hygiene and nutrition.   She also loves to include many types of therapies such as, art, music/sound healing into the patient care plans.

Dr. Sharon enjoys working in many specialty areas, which include Respiratory, Dermatology, and Mental Health and overall Wellness. 


Dr. Sharon's scope of practice includes the pillars of Traditional Chinese Medicine: 

  • Acupuncture

  • Tuina (Chinese medical massage)

  • Cupping

  • Gua Sha (dermal friction)

  • Chinese Herbal Medicine

  • TCM Food Therapy/nutrition

  • Movement/Energy Therapy, such as Yoga and Qigong

She is very motivated to build a strong network of health practitioners that focus on improving Community Health and Wellness outcomes.


Dr. Sharon is currently in her final year of study for Post-Doctorate: Fellowship at the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine. 


She has over thirty years of healthcare experience and background includes care of patients from neonatal to geriatric demographics. Her extensive Eastern and Western Medical training and background allow her to provide optimal healthcare services.



  • Fellow Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine

  • Doctorate of Chinese Medicine (DCM), Northwestern Health Sciences University

  • Certificate of Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine, Henan University of Chinese Medicine, Zhengzhou, China

  • Master of Chinese Medicine (MCM), Northwestern Health Sciences University

  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Sciences, Trident University International

Licensure & Certifications

  • Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) MN #2019, State of MN Medical Board

  • Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.) MS 2023, MS State Board of Medical Licensure

  • Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac.), National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)

  • Clean Needle Technique Certified, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM)

  • Nationally Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), NBRC

  • Advanced & Basic Life Support Provider (CPR & AED), American Heart Association renewal: 9/2023

  • Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture: Facial, Neck, & Abdominal certification, Lucas Teachings

  • 200-Hr Yoga Instructor Certification, 612 Jungle

  • Certified Yoga Teacher/ CYT: Yoga Alliance 2024

  • Teaching Trauma Informed Yoga Training, Yoga Farm Ithaca

  • Level 1: Peristeam Facilitator, PFc, Steamy Chick Institute

  • Certified Sound Healer Level 1 & 2, Life Changing Energy

  • NutriDyn 48-Hour Nutrition Training

  • Healing Community Trauma Training, Acupuncturists Without Boarders


  • Northwestern Health Sciences University Alumni

  • Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine Alumni 

  • National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)



I'm always looking for new and exciting opportunities. Let's connect.


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