Dejota began practicing Chinese Medicine in 2011, earning his Masters and Doctorate of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2010 (MTCM) and 2020 (DTCM) from Five Branches University in San Jose, CA. He also received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Northeastern University in Boston, MA.
Over the years, Dejota has developed a well-rounded experience in treating everyone from infants to elders for a multitude of conditions. He spent a great deal of time working with indigenous communities in California, New Mexico, and Oklahoma, often partnering with western doctors, mental health professionals, and traditional spiritual and community leaders to address pain, injuries, diabetes prevention, mental health issues, and intergenerational trauma. In addition to his private practice, he also spent over five years seeing patients at a retirement home as part of a multidisciplinary team to treat depression, anxiety, gastrointestinal, neurological, cardiological, and water metabolism issues.
He likes to meet the patient where they are at and uses his tools of acupuncture, herbal medicine, moxibustion, cupping, guasha, tuina, and lifestyle advice to help find balance so the body can heal itself. He also teaches qigong, taiji, bagua, meditation and lectures on Chinese medicine, healthy living, and stress reduction.
Dejota began practicing Chinese Medicine in 2011, earning his Masters and Doctorate of Traditiona...
Steve co-founded HAC and has been an acupuncturist and herbalist since 2001 and was named Best of Philly for 2017. Though he treats a wide variety of conditions, he has been focusing on female and male infertility since his first month of practice. Working hand-in-hand with reproductive endocrinologists and even treating on-site at fertility clinics, Steve has helped pioneer the acupuncture for fertility field in Philadelphia. His practice also includes other focuses including headaches and migraines, menstrual issues and menopause, anxiety, and fibromyalgia.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Psychology, Steve began his Chinese Medicine training in Shanghai, China at YueYang Hopsital. He went on to receive his Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the oldest acupuncture school in the US, the New England School of Acupuncture. He returned to Philadelphia with the hopes of bringing an integrated approach to hospitals, as he first learned in Shanghai, where eastern and western medicine were well intertwined for the betterment of the whole patient. After hitting many walls, he decided to start his own center and partnered with Dr. Silverman along the way.
Steve is the host of the fertility podcast Waiting for Babies. He is the former President of the Association of Professional Acupuncture and is faculty emeritus at the Won Institute of Graduate Studies. He’s been featured in Philadelphia Magazine, NBC 10, Philly Style, and CBS Health Watch for his work with infertility.
Steve’s Specialities: Male and Female Infertility, Chronic Pain, Migraines and Headaches, IVF Support, AutoImmune Disorders
Steve co-founded HAC and has been an acupuncturist and herbalist since 2001 and was named Best of...
Acupuncture + Therapeutic Nutrition + Custom Herbal Medicine.
Tansy Briggs is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. With over 20 years of experience in Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum, Chronic Diseases and Pain, she utilizes the best of traditional, natural and modern medicine approaches to improve your health.
Tansy is certified in Advanced Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Postpartum Care and is a graduate of the Maternity Acupuncture Mentoring Program. Dr. Briggs completed her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) degree through Pacific College of Health and Science in 2018. Tansy is nationally certified as a Diplomate in Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM) by the NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). She is a licensed Practitioner of Oriental Medicine (L.OM) in Pennsylvania and also licensed in Colorado. Tansy obtained her Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM) from Southwest Acupuncture College in 2001 in Santa Fe, NM. Prior to Acupuncture College, Tansy studied natural medicine for three years in Santa Fe via seminars and mentorships. Her bachelor’s degree is from Clark University in Worcester, MA. Prior to graduation, Tansy spent her last undergraduate year abroad at the University of East Anglia, UK.
Acupuncture + Therapeutic Nutrition + Custom Herbal Medicine.
Tansy Briggs is a Doctor of Acupun...
Jamie Scott, L.OM.
Jamie is an acupuncturist and herbalist with 13 years of experience specializing in acute and chronic pain, stress/anxiety, fertility and women’s health. She attended AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine in Austin, Texas and received a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In addition to clinic rotations in physical therapy and community health settings at AOMA, Jamie completed acupuncture and herbal clinical observation at the Chengdu College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Chengdu, China.
Originally from Illinois, Jamie attended Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, beginning her studies in physical therapy before graduating magna cum laude in English literature. Her interest in affordable holistic healthcare led her to attend acupuncture school upon moving to Austin, Texas.
Jamie’s mission is to provide relief and improved quality of life to those suffering from pain and anxiety and to provide fertility and pregnancy support to those looking to expand their families. She also seeks to provide safe and competent care to LGBTQ individuals.
Jamie is board certified by NCCAOM and is licensed to practice acupuncture and herbal medicine in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Jamie Scott, L.OM.
Jamie is an acupuncturist and herbalist with 13 years of experience specializ...
Dr. Barry Silverman is a chiropractic doctor with over 30 years of experience. His practice is varied and includes acute and chronic care, personal injury, workmen’s compensation, children and the elderly. Borrowing from Eastern and Western healing modalities, Dr. Silverman utilizes various methods of chiropractic manipulation, Craniosacral Therapy, Active Release Technique, Chinese massage therapy, herbs, clinical nutrition and exercise rehabilitation to affect the healing process.
Dr. Silverman received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Temple University and the New School for Social Research, and his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Pennsylvania College of Chiropractic. In 1985, Dr. Silverman founded the Silverman Wellness Group, laying the foundation to co-found today’s Healing Arts Center of Philadelphia in an effort to counter what he viewed as the cookie-cutter approach to healthcare delivery.
Dr. Silverman’s Specialties: Acute and Chronic Pain, Migraines and Headaches, Auto Accident / Workmen’s Compensation, CranioSacral Therapy (CST), Active Release Technique (ART), Activator Method
Dr. Barry Silverman is a chiropractic doctor with over 30 years of experience. His practice is va...
Julie Schwartz, M.S., L.OM., earned her Master’s of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2003. She is licensed by the Pennsylvania Medical Board and is a National Diplomate in Acupuncture. In her practice, Julie uses various modalities such as acupuncture, herbal medicine, cupping, moxibustion, and nutritional therapy. As a health care provider, she sees many patients with a wide variety of conditions. Julie has experience with a wide range of issues from fertility to cancer care, stress and anxiety, menstrual disorders, emotional concerns, digestive disorders, injuries, and pain management.
Julie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. While living in San Francisco, Julie worked for several years at the University of California-San Francisco, both at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine and at the Cancer Center. She also maintained a busy private practice. She relocated to her home town of Philadelphia and joined the Healing Arts Center in 2006.
Julie’s Specialties: Cancer Care, Male and Female Infertility, Stress and Anxiety, Menstrual Disorders, Digestive Disorders, Pain Management
Julie Schwartz, M.S., L.OM., earned her Master’s of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicin...