Clinic Providers

 

Harriet Beinfield, L.Ac.

Harriet BeinfieldHarriet is a licensed acupuncturist, author, and educator who has practiced Chinese medicine for more than 40 years.

Harriet is co-author of the best-selling Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine as well as many articles, on the Advisory Board of the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, on the Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed journals, Explore: The Journal of Science and Healing and Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, and has lectured nationally and internationally.

Harriet is engaged in an active practice at Chinese Medicine Works.

 

Efrem Korngold, OMD, L.Ac.

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Efrem Korngold is one of the leading traditional Chinese medicine teachers and practitioners in America. He is co-author of the widely read Between Heaven and Earth: A Guide to Chinese Medicine as well as many articles. He began his studies at the College of Traditional Acupuncture in England in 1972 and studied herbal medicine at Kunming Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute and Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shu Guang Hospital.

Efrem¬†established the acupuncture curriculum for the San Francisco College of Acupuncture in 1980. He is on the faculty of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and has taught at San Francisco State College, all over the United States and in Europe. A Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM), he has lectured at UCSF School of Medicine, Andrew Weil’s Program in Integrative Medicine, and Beth Israel Hospital in New York.

Efrem is a founding member of the Holistic Pediatric Association and collaborates with neurodevelopmental pediatrician Stephen Cowan on Chinese medicine and pediatrics. He is a registered herbalist at the American Herbalist Guild. Efrem is engaged in an active practice at Chinese Medicine Works.