Board certified in Family Medicine, Medical Acupunture, Integrative Medicine.
Howard Chen is a board certified Family Physician who is additionally Board Certified in Integrative Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture. He received his BA in Biopsychosocial Health from Brown University, completed medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and finished his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington.
Dr. Chen is the Founder and Director of the Medical Acupuncture clinic as well as its successor, the Integrative Primary Care clinic, at Renown Health. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at the University of Nevada, Reno, School of Medicine, and has lectured nationally. Dr. Chen has recently completed an 8-month meditation sabbatical, in which he focused on developing medical and spiritual vision and intuition, which he hopes to integrate into his future work. Dr. Chen believes that illness and disease have physical, emotional, and spiritual causes, and that their treatment and full resolution requires attention to each of these components.
In his conferences, he brings clarity and understanding to health concepts useful in preventing, treating and reversing disease. Howard Chen combines Eastern and Western medicine to raise awareness of the importance of finding better ways to prevent disease. As an integrative medicine physician, Howard Chen helps others understand health through multiple points of view, selecting appropriate therapies.
Howard Chen defines himself as a "repairer of people and things. Through Chinese medicine, he raises questions such as self-learning, which he fosters by analyzing the relationships, dreams, and plans of his patients.