About us

Acupuncturist | Clinic


Susanna (Xiaofen) Shen, L.Ac., Professor

Dr. Shen has been an acupuncturist and an herbalist since she graduated from University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Fujian, China, in 1986. She has worked as a physician-in-charge in Quanzhou First Hospital, an acupuncturist in pain management in Los Angeles, a professor in American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco and a provider of California Continuing Education. Since 1995, Dr. Shen has taught at Five Branches University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Santa Cruz. She currently teaches Chinese herbal medicine and supervises clinical practices at Five Branches University.

Dr. Shen specializes in the following:

Pain Management

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Digestive Diseases


Chronic Fatigue

Facial Rejuvenation


Our clinic is a short distance north from where Highway I-280 crosses Highway 85, in the Los Altos Professional Center. The center features a private parking lot with ample spots. Our clinic is located in the back corner of the first floor, farthest away from the street entrance.


For our patients' comfort and convenience, our facility features restrooms and heated treatment tables.


We carry medicinal herbs, pills, powders and super fruit juices.