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NEW! Hours of Operation :

Starting from 03/30/2023, Clinic's New Hours: Tue, and Thurs : 09:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.
Saturday appointments available starting from 05/06/2023 : 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



Dr. Bianca Yturralde, DAOM, L.Ac. Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
Senior Practitioner

After receiving acupuncture for her own health issues, Dr. Bianca Yturralde, DAOM, LAc, DOM, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)®, recognized the power of Chinese medicine. This ignited her own journey to studying and becoming a doctor of Oriental Medicine. After 10+ years of study and clinical practice, Dr. Yturralde is excited to share with her patients the importance of self-care, balance and how acupuncture can tap into the bodies innate ability to heal itself. Dr. Yturralde is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Texas and holds a Doctor of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Yturralde is board certified in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She holds a Master's degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College from Santa Fe, NM. Afterwards, she earned the most advanced degree of Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, in Santa Monica, California.

Dr. Bianca Yturralde specializes in Internal and Physical Medicine.


Heather Allen-Vargas, L.Ac, Dipl. O.M.

Heather Allen-Vargas, Ac, Dipl. O.M., holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah and a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM). She is a certified NCCAOM acupuncturist and a certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine. In addition to her year-long internship at OCOM, Heather also treated patients with a variety of illness at the Portland Quest Center for Integrative Health. Heather has personally experienced the wonders of Chinese medicine for migraines. Allopathic medicine did not have an explanation for them, but a consistent course of acupuncture and herbal formulas gave her permanent relief that inspired her to study and practice Chinese Medicine. Heather endeavors to bring the same healing and happiness to others. Heather has been learning from reputable Chinese medicine doctors/acupuncturists/practitioners. She is highly recommended and endorsed by Dr. Shumei Liang.


Dr. Yishu "Elisha" Kao, OMD, MS, L.Ac
Senior Practitioner

Dr. Kao specializes in women's health, fertility, internal medicine & digestive issues. Dr. Kao received her original training and continues to train in Traditional Chinese medicine under one of the best Doctors in Taiwan. Dr. Kao uses a very special technique originally from Taiwan that uses distal points away from the painful area and most patients feel IMMEDIATE RELIEF before the treatment is over. As a Master Herbalist, she prescribes herbal medicine for each individual patient with amazing results.

Dr. Shumei Liang , Ph.D., L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)

Dr. Shumei Liang, Ph.D., L.Ac., is a licensed Texas acupuncturist (Texas Acupuncture License: AC01534) with an active acupuncture practice utilizing a wide range of acupuncture treatments and related herbal supplements. She is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is recognized by the NCCAOM as a Diplomate of Acupuncture. Dr. Shumei Liang, joined Meridian Elements Healthcare and Acupuncture as an experienced practitioner and teacher. She has earned a reputation with the founder and patients as an excellent acupuncturist with an outstanding academic background and a track record of exemplary care. In her daily practice, Dr. Shumei Liang specializes in allergies, anxiety, depression, infertility, insomnia, migraines, stroke recovery, headaches, high blood pressure, diabetes related issues, pain relief, skin concerns, and women's health.

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