About Susan Minich
Start a path of Health and Wellness through Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.
Susan Minich CNM, MSN, MSOM, LAc has been involved in Health Care for 31 yrs as a Certified Nurse-Midwife working in Women’s Health providing care to Woman and their families. This practice involves gynecology, pregnancy and delivering babies. Susan has now integrated Traditional Chinese Medicine into her Western Practice. She is a Board Certified, Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbalist. Susan’s interest and passion for Eastern Medicine was inspired by a trip to China, traveling with the American Academy of Medical Acupuncturist through the People to People Ambassador Program. She toured many Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospitals and was fascinated by the success of this healing medicine. Susan returned to LA and completed her Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine at Samra University of Oriental Medicine in LA. She graduated with the highest honors, the Academic and Clinical Performance Achievement award. She has trained with world renowned Chinese Health Care Practitioners both in China and the US. Susan recently returned from China after advanced training at the Institution of Training, Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center.
Susan believes in prevention and maintenance of our health care and well being through nutrition, exercise, and life- style changes. With her many years of experience in Western Medicine, Susan now integrates Eastern Medicine into her healing methods. Chinese Medicine works by re-establishing balance and harmony within the mind/body/spirit. Acupuncture stimulates the flow of Qi, allowing the body to heal itself and balances the body’s energy. Acupuncture and Herbal remedies are very effective in treating a variety of health concerns. Susan’s areas of expertise include: Headaches/Migraines, HIV/Immune Disorders, Side Effects from Chemotherapy/CA treatment, Facial rejuvenation, weight loss, GI problems, stress, Women’s Health: fibroids, endometriosis, painful menses, menopause, reproductive/ infertility: male/female, to name a few.
In addition to Susan’s busy practice she is a noted author, lecturer and teacher. She has been on Clinical Faculty in the Graduate Nurse-Midwifery Program at UCLA and the University of Pennsylvania. Currently, Susan is on the Clinical Faculty at Cal State University, Graduate Nurse-Midwifery Program as well as mentoring Nurse-Midwife, Nurse-Practitioner and Nursing Students and plays a key role in the teaching of Ob/Gyn and Family Practice Residents at Kaiser Permanente Hospital in LA.
Susan is currently accepting new patients. Please call 818-400-8826 to schedule an appointment.