Khim Choong, MSTCM, L. Ac., ACN

Khim Choong's experience and interest in health care started in the mid seventies when she studied nursing in England. Her post graduate studies in Critical Care nursing and seventeen years experience working in acute care, surgery and home health gave her a strong background in western medicine.

Her search for more effective ways to help her patients led her to a medicine she had grown up with in Malaysia. She studied Traditional Chinese Medicine first in Taiwan and then in San Francisco,  graduating from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1991. Since becoming licensed in 1992, she has continued her studies in Japanese style acupuncture, traditional herbal medicine, nutrition and functional endocrinology.

Khim is also a certified clinical nutritionist and is a certified Morphogenic Field Technique (MFT) practitioner. This allows her to combine her traditional training with cutting edge new healing modalities.  

Her main focus is women's health, fertility and auto-immune disorders.

Following her interest in research, she has worked with Stanford University on studies of hot flashes and depression. 

Utilizing all her cumulative knowledge and experience in both Eastern and Western medicine, she is able to understand and help her patients reach their goals in wellness.

Not only does she use the traditional methods of assessment, she also incorporates laboratory testing of blood, saliva testing for hormone levels, allergy testing, and hair analysis.

Testimonials

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With my severe allergies to both food and the environment I constantly struggle to feel energetic, not have a reaction to something, and breathe without pain.  Khim Choong's acupuncture treatments and herbal supplements have regulated my system and I feel like a new person.  I still have to watch what I eat but I do not wish to take drugs, so the healthy, natural acupuncture option is for me!  The treatments are something I feel benefit me so much, I now go just to maintain the balance they've brought to my body.
- Kimberly L.  San Jose, CA

I've been a regular client at Los Gatos Oriental Medicine for over six years. Khim has helped me with everything from sports event preparation and recovery, to women's health support. She is very knowledgeable, friendly and kind. The treatments are gentle and relaxing.  The results have been extremely beneficial and I recommend her frequently to my friends and colleagues. - Margie E, San Jose, Ca

I made an appointment to see Dr. Choong the day I went into labor with my first baby. I was worried that the contractions were not progressing quickly enough since my waters had broken. Dr. Choong was calm and reassuring and worked quickly. She even explained to my husband and midwife about the acupressure points involved so they could press on them when we got home. After I left Dr. Choong's office, it only took 2 hours before my contractions were 3 minutes apart and a minute long each. 7 hours after that, my baby girl was born! Thank you Dr. Choong for helping to make my labor go smoothly and swiftly. I would definitely recommend clients to you for acupuncture for labor. It is an effective and natural solution that kept my birth completely free of medications! - Leah M

As a last ditch effort to relieve my constant cough I saw Khim Choong MSTCM, LAc, ACN after all the doctors I visited gave  me steroid inhalers. She reviewed my situation and found by changing my diet,  adding natural supplements my nose stopped running, my cough went away and I felt much stronger. Over the course of the next year she reviewed and corrected several problems that the MD's, I was seeing, were only  treating my symptoms.
I am an aerospace mechanical engineer and am now completely won over by her practice. She is professional and very knowledgeable. I highly recommend her!- Bill M, Menlo Park, CA

Khim is a great acupuncturist who has a gentle touch and is very well versed in herbs and nutritional supplements. She is also very good at working with women around fertility, pregnancy, preparing for birth and postpartum. I have been seeing her since 1999 and I highly recommend her! - Rachel C, Palo Alto, Ca

Khim specializes in women's needs. I originally went to Khim for allergies, and she also helped me with the transition through menopause. I call her my miracle worker!!
- Margie W. Los Gatos, Ca

I had insomnia since childhood, chronic as an adult and within my first year of regular acupuncture treatment from Khim Choong I was finally sleeping more than 4 hours each night.  Khim's genuine caring nature and expertise have changed my life for the better. -Kimberly L. San Jose, CA

I have gone to Khim for over 5 years for a variety of reasons. She is so welcoming and patient and makes you feel at home. I was so nervous on my first visit, but she immediately helped me feel at ease. She is extremely knowledgeable and I completely trust her. I always feel great after my treatments and am happy to report the treatments for my conditions were successful. It is amazing what she can do! I highly suggest anyone see Khim, even if you just need to rejuvinate your body. It is wonderful! - Jessica P, Fremont, Ca

 

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