With a desire to help others nourish their health and enhance their life, Dr. Susanna Satten, D.Ac., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac., RYT completed her Doctorate and Masters Degrees in Acupuncture, as well as teacher trainings in Vinyasa and Alignment-based yoga.
Susanna treats the full range of physical and emotional health conditions affecting adults of all ages and genders including gastrointestinal, respiratory, psychological, endocrine, auto-immune, orthopedic, pain management, stress management, pre-natal wellness, labor induction, as well as women's health.
Susanna has a private acupuncture practice in the Rittenhouse Square area of Center City and also provides community-style acupuncture at South Philly Community Acupuncture. Her East-Asian medical training encompasses several styles, including Classical Chinese Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture for Facial Rejuvenation, and Stone Medicine. Her 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 finance as a corporate banker. While she enjoyed her corporate career, she desired to do more with her life, and wanted to spend her days helping people. She loves being an acupuncturist and a small business owner.
Credentials & Education
Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.): State of Pennsylvania Medical Board (2016-present)
Diplomate of Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.): NCCAOM (2016-present)
Doctor of Acupuncture (D.Ac.): Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego, 2016
Master of Science in Acupuncture (MSAc.): Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York, Valedictorian, 2016
Bachelor of Professional Studies: Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New York, Valedictorian, 2016
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Washington University in St. Louis, Magna Cum Laude, 2003
Bachelor of Science and Business Administration: Washington University in St. Louis, Magna Cum Laude, 2003
Training & Certifications
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
Classical Chinese Medicine (CCM): Taught in the traditions of Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation priest of the Jade Purity School
Certified in Clean Needle Technique: CCAOM
Crystal + Stone Medicine: Jeffrey Yuen
Master Tung’s Acupuncture: Dr. Henry McCann
Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT): Yoga Alliance
200 Hour Vinyasa Yoga Teacher training: Dhyana Yoga
208 Hour Anusara Yoga Teacher training: Dig Yoga