Meet the Practitioner!










Adina Dabija

Licensed Acupuncturist


Acupuncture, Chinese Massage, Korean Physical Manipulations, Medical Qi Gong

Clinical Interests

Pain management, gynecological, psychological and neurological disorders


2004-2008: Masters of Science, Traditional Oriental Medicine, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York


2005-2007 - Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York


2007 - Fortune Society, a nonprofit organization that helps ex-prisoners and those facing prison times

2007-2008 - The Initiative for Women with Disabilities, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, NYU Medical Center, New York

2008 - Grand Meridian Clinic in Chinatown

Certifications/ Professional Membership

2008 - Board Certified - National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

2007-2008 - Classical Chinese Herbology, Master Jeffrey Yuen

2008 - Detox Specialist, National Acupuncture Detoxification Association

2009 - 2011 - Medical Qi Gong Certificate, Institute for Classical Asian Studies, with  Dr. Steve Jackowicz, Master Zhang Yuanming lineage (250 hours) and Sensei Niikura

2010 - 2011 - Korean Physical Manipulation Certificate, Institute for Classical Asian Studies with Dr. Steve Jackowicz

Clinical experience

July 2008 - founded Quintessence Acupuncture Clinic in the Bronx

2008-2011 - worked with dr. Natalya Rodionova, MD, in an integrative clinical setting in the Bronx and Queens

2008 -2009 - volunteered for You Can Thrive! foundation to treat breast cancer survivors

March 2011 - founded Respiro Healing Arts Center, a new center in the Bronx

March 2011 -December 2011 - Qi Gong clinic intern at the Institute for Classical Asian Studies

Languages Spoken

English, Romanian, French, German

Acupuncture styles

Primary meridians acupuncture

Extraordinary meridians acupuncture

Luo meridians acupuncture

Sinew meridian acupuncture

Five elements acupuncture

Auricular acupuncture

Korean Sujok acupuncture

Acupuncture techniques

36 Classical Needle Methods (Dr. Steve Jackowicz)
Pediatric Shonishin