Top Specialties
Women's Health
Family Practice
What Makes Den Unique
Studied under top experts in the field
Has a Doctorate
Owns or runs their own practice
Has been practicing 15+ years
Has experience working in a hospital
Referred to by Western MDs
Undergrad in science related field
Attended a Top 10 acupuncture school
Services Offered
Medical Massage
Nutritional Guidance
Chinese Herbs
Lab Testing
Facial Acupuncture
Gua Sha
More About Den

Dr. Den is a California licensed acupuncturist and herbalist, having received her Master’s of Science in 2002, and then her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in 2018, both from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. She has completed extensive coursework in the areas of women’s health and pediatrics, and her practice has become known for her pediatric specialty. Dr. Den is also a California registered nurse, with over 16 years of experience working in Bay Area hospitals. She appreciates the ways in which Eastern and Western medicines are able to complement one another, and values the mind/body/spirit connection inherent in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is motivated by her desire to help others to heal themselves and find joy in their lives.

Dr. Den is passionate about developing a relationship with and treating people of all ages, and has thus created a whole family practice. She believes it is never too early nor too late to take steps towards greater health and well being. She is comfortable with and skilled at treating and supporting people (kids are people, too!) with a wide variety of health concerns, including: psycho-emotional, digestive, women’s health, immune enhancement, acute and chronic pain and the general promotion of physical and emotional health.

Outside of work, Dr. Den especially enjoys reading, traveling, family excursions and culinary adventures. And yes, Den is short for Denise, but just about everyone calls her Den.

Education & Credentials
Undergraduate Education
NYU, BA in psychology / ADN
Graduate Education
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, MSTCM
American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, DACM
All Specialties
General Acupuncture
Cancer Support
Chronic Illness
Mental Health
Pain Management, Chronic and Acute
Pregnancy & Postpartum
Stress Management
Women's Health
Family Practice
First Visit
Follow Up Visit
Insurances Accepted
SuperBill provided upon request
Cancellation Policy

Missed appointments and appointments cancelled within 24 hours of scheduled time will be charged the full appointment fee.


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Contact Info

The Acupuncture Den
1199 Sanchez St
San Francisco, CA 94114
Noe Valley
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 2:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Practice Yelp Reviews
The Acupuncture Den
6 Reviews
Nadia F.

Den was my first acupuncturist and the entire experience was extremely pleasant and enjoyable. She listened very intently as we went through my history, and...

andrea r.

Den was my VERY FIRST acupuncturist, and one of two talented acupuncturists I had during my 10 wonderful years of wellness in the Bay Area. Den laid a...

Madeleine G.

I've been seeing Den off and on for years and find her incredibly knowledgeable, thoughtful and creative her in approach to whatever ails me. She used to...

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