E J Fry, L. Ac.
EJ is a licensed acupuncturist currently practicing at MDI on Fridays. He holds a Master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York. He is nationally certified as a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
EJ has accrued over 1000 hours of clinical experience, treating patients using acupuncture and herbs. He is particularly interested in Chinese herbal medicine, and makes it a top priority in the treatment of patients. He is an avid disciple of the Shang Han Lun herbal tradition.
EJ’s lifelong fascination with Chinese cultural and religious studies rounds out his dedication to Chinese medical traditions. His focus on the Daodejing (tao te ching), yi jing (I ching), Zhuangzi, Chan (Zen Buddhism), and Wuxing (Five Phase theory) is utilized in his treatments as an acupuncturist.
A devoted practitioner of meditation in the Soto Zen lineage, EJ brings his practice of mindfulness to his acupuncture treatments, and encourages it as an adjunct therapy along with acupuncture and herbs.