Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

Medical Acupuncture


Acupuncture is a several thousand year old discipline which originated in China and is now practiced throughout the world. It is commonly used for the treatment of pain and alleviation of symptoms. It involves the placement of very small needles in the body, often in various locations on the arms and legs. Conditions for which acupuncture may be useful include post-operative pain, nausea and vomiting, headache, back pain and spasm, dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, infertility, breech version, hyperemesis of pregnancy, cancer pain and others.

The division of acupuncture provides acupuncture services to both adult and Pediatric patients at SUH and LPCH.

Co-directors: Brenda Golianu MD and Emily Ratner MD
Members: Julie Good MD, De Ming Huang, LAC, May Loo MD
Contact: Sophia Sequoian 650-723-5728



To Schedule an Acupuncture Treatment

Adults: Stanford University Hospital:

Children: Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital:

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