With a desire to help others nourish their health and enhance their life, Dr. Susanna Satten, D.Ac., L.Ac. completed her Doctorate and Masters Degrees in Acupuncture, as well as yoga teacher trainings in Vinyasa and Alignment-based yoga. Her East-Asian medical training encompasses several styles including Classical Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation, and Stone Medicine.
Susanna treats a wide variety of physical and emotional health conditions including gastrointestinal, respiratory, psychological, endocrine, auto-immune, orthopedic disorders, pain management, stress management, and women’s health. Susanna maintains a private acupuncture practice in the Rittenhouse Square area of Center City and also provides community-style acupuncture at South Philly Community Acupuncture. Her previous experience includes internships at the PCOM Wellness Center in New York City, an externship at NYU Langone’s Initiative for Women with Disabilities, and an externship abroad at the TCM Hospital of Acupuncture and Moxibustion in Beijing, China.
Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Susanna worked in Large-Corporate banking for several internationally based banks. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and Drawing from Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She was the valedictorian of her class, graduating with a Masters of Science in Acupuncture from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Susanna went on to be one of the first in Pennsylvania to complete her Doctorate in Acupuncture.
Susanna is nationally certified by the NCCAOM as a Diplomate of Acupuncture and is licensed by the Pennsylvania Board of Medicine to provide acupuncture in Pennsylvania. Additionally, she is a certified yoga teacher by Yoga Alliance (RYT 200) after completing yoga teacher trainings at Dhyana Yoga and Dig Yoga in 2011.