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Providers & Physicians

Melinda Choy , LAC, MA


Center for Orthopedics & Wellness
2170B South Avenue
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150


School: University of California at Santa Barbara
Major: Political Science
Degree: B.A.
School: Five Branches University
Degree: Masters Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine

Additional Information


California State Licensed Acupuncturist
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, National Diplomat in Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Herbology

Related Experience

Elevate Wellness & Acupuncture Center, South Lake Tahoe, CA
CEO, owner & founder

Pacific Healing Arts, Santa Cruz, CA
Acupuncture Assistant
Assist with acupuncture treatments and office staff.

Lela Carney, LAc.
Acupuncture apprentice

Teaching Experience

Lake Tahoe Community College
Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Lifestyle
Ancient Wisdom for Modern Lifestyle, Women’s Health


The Balancing Act