About Dr. Karen

Dr. Karen is an award-winning physician acupuncturist and has been featured in several local newspapers including the Artist Profile section in the Lake Placid News HERE, Adirondack Daily Enterprise HERE and in the Healing Arts section in the Lake Placid News HERE.  She has been voted Best Acupuncturist in the Best of the Mountains Contest multiple years.

Karen Kan, MD launched Integrative Medicine & Acupuncture, P.C. in 2002, specializing in the management of fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue and chronic pain.

Dr. Kan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Ottawa School of Medicine, Canada, and became board certified in Family Medicine in both Canada and USA.  At the University of Ottawa, she experienced month-long intensives in acupuncture and clinical hypnosis during her residency training.

She has worked for several medically under-served communities in New York and California and has also been an Associate Professor at the Santa Monica-UCLA Family Residency Program teaching medical students and residents.  While at UCLA, she was co-chair of the Evidence-based Medicine curriculum.

Her formal acupuncture training was completed with the UCLA Medical Acupuncture for Physicians in 2000. Today, Dr. Kan continues her education in the healing arts with various trainers and master teachers from various disciplines.

Currently Dr. Kan has an office in Lake Placid, New York and patients come from around the region to get treated for chronic pain, chronic fatigue, depression, anxiety and hormonal imbalance. She performs “remote muscle testing” and energy healing on clients from around the world and her finest gifts are in helping people release and heal Spiritual imbalances such as Spirit Attachments.

Karen Muscle Testing

Counseling and teaching has always been Dr. Kan’s greatest joy.  While not working in her office, she coaches and counsels individuals from around the world and holds online classes in holistic health and personal transformation. Dr. Kan is well-known for her versatility and her passion for teaching and writing.  She writes for several different blogs, has a popular Dr. Karen Kan radio show,  and is the author of a #1 Amazon bestseller: Guide to Healing Chronic Pain – A Holistic Approach.

Best of the Mountains karen Kan

Dr. Kan is an avid singles and pairs figure skater, and West African drummer.  She resides with her partner, James Gann, an African drum instructor and Wing Chun martial arts instructor, in small town of Lake Placid, NY.  Between them, they have won several National Gold medals in figure skating and are active in both singles, pairs and ice dance.




Dr. Karen share’s the “juicy” parts of her healing work in this exclusive interview with Miriam Knight on Rising Stars.

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