About Dr. Lee

Dr. Donghwan Lee is a New York–licensed acupuncturist and is nationally board-certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Lee is also a licensed practitioner in China.

He has a five-year bachelor’s degree and a three-year master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the top acupuncture school in China. He practiced at Dongzhimen Hospital and Guoyitang Hospital -- which are both affiliated with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine -- for more than 11 years. With this comprehensive and classical training, his background sets him apart as one of the area’s most skilled experts in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

He has completed in-depth studies on constitutional medicine and the treatment of chronic disease under the instruction of Professor Wangqi, one of the top "TCM Masters" as nominated by the Chinese government. His master’s thesis, written on the efficacy of Chinese herbs to treat erectile dysfunction, was published in top Chinese journals.

With a wealth of experience in the treatment of allergies, chronic disease, anxiety, menopause, mental health disorders, insomnia, and digestive diseases, he is skilled at creating custom protocols for patients with both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

He is also highly adept at treating conditions of the spine and back, with a focus on pain relief. He received intensive training in acupuncture for pain treatment from Professor Huang Jianjun, a well-known Chinese acupuncturist, and worldwide lecturer.

Donghwan Lee is committed to understanding and resolving the cause of your issues, not just treating your symptoms. He brings his knowledge of different modalities to create a healing protocol that serves your total body wellness and your healthiest, happiest life.

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Dr. Donghwan Lee is a New York–licensed acupuncturist and is nationally board-certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Lee is also a licensed practitioner in China.

He has a five-year bachelor’s degree and a three-year master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, the top acupuncture school in China. He practiced at Dongzhimen Hospital and Guoyitang Hospital -- which are both affiliated with the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine -- for more than 11 years. With this comprehensive and classical training, his background sets him apart as one of the area’s most skilled experts in Traditional Chinese Medicine.

He has completed in-depth studies on constitutional medicine and the treatment of chronic disease under the instruction of Professor Wangqi, one of the top "TCM Masters" as nominated by the Chinese government. His master’s thesis, written on the efficacy of Chinese herbs to treat erectile dysfunction, was published in top Chinese journals.

With a wealth of experience in the treatment of allergies, chronic disease, anxiety, menopause, mental health disorders, insomnia, and digestive diseases, he is skilled at creating custom protocols for patients with both acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine.

He is also highly adept at treating conditions of the spine and back, with a focus on pain relief. He received intensive training in acupuncture for pain treatment from Professor Huang Jianjun, a well-known Chinese acupuncturist, and worldwide lecturer.

Donghwan Lee is committed to understanding and resolving the cause of your issues, not just treating your symptoms. He brings his knowledge of different modalities to create a healing protocol that serves your total body wellness and your healthiest, happiest life.


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  • Yelp

    "DHACU is my New York body care people. I have been going there twice a week, and there have been significant improvements in my physical conditions​."

    Verified Patient
  • Yelp

    "Anyone in pain, I really recommend Dr. DH Lee. He knows the meridian points and he's honest!"

    Regina K.
  • Yelp

    "My first time trying acupuncture and I went based on the recommendation from a good friend, but it certainly helped with my back issues!"

    Jon S.
  • Yelp

    "I really enjoyed the session and I would highly recommend it for anybody having sleeping problems."

    Ksenia M.
  • Groupon

    The session went great! The acupuncture really hit my tense spots. I def felt it. And the massage was really thorough.

    Eva L.
  • Groupon

    Best experience ever!

    Caroline
  • Groupon

    It was a great experience. The doctor is very thorough with his consultation. I felt immediate relief afterward. I’ll definitely be going back.

    Fairley M.
  • Yelp

    Having been to 5-6 different places over 8 years, its the best acupuncture I've had.

    Paul P.
  • Google

    For years I have had bouts of sciatic pain... After the first session I had significant relief immediately. After 3 sessions I’m having long-lasting relief.

    Syr A.
  • Google

    I'd suffered from seasonal allergy since 2010. My typical allergy symptoms, especially the severe congestion, went away rather quickly within a few days of treatment.

    Sangwook L.
  • Google

    I highly recommend Dr. Lee... After just one treatment I can definitely feel the difference, it is as if a weight has been lifted off my shoulders.

    Mike C.
  • Google

    I had a severe psoriasis. After 2 weeks of herbal medicine, my overall health got much better in addition to my psoriasis. I highly recommend Dr.Lee.

    Clara L.H.
  • Google

    Dr. Lee was very kind, informative and most importantly very effective with his treatment. My mom was suffering from back pain...now she’s back to her usual self.

    Jeff R.
  • Groupon

    Really loved the service and attention here and felt immediate relief from issues that had been bothering me for some time. Can’t wait to return.

    Bianca B.
  • Groupon

    In addition to treatment for back pain, I asked Dr Lee for targeted treatment to aid my recent onset of stress and anxiety. Could not be happier with results.

    Michele R.
  • Groupon

    Dr. Lee took the time to understand my needs and personalize my treatment. He was extremely gentle, thorough and patient.

    Amy R.
  • Yelp

    I went to Dr. Lee when menopause symptoms of hot flashes & night sweats were out of control. After one visit, symptoms improved by 80% and are now almost completely gone.

    Donna C.
  • Yelp

    A sufferer of chronic pain for many years, Dr. Lee exceeded my expectations and gave me my life back by eliminating many of my health problems one by one.

    Ivy D.
  • Yelp

    High stress levels caused a pounding noise in my left ear. The prescribed Oriental medicine, along with Dr. Lee's other advice, significantly reduced the noise.

    S.L.
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DH Acupuncture
133 East 58th Street, 710
Midtown

New York, NY 10022
Phone: 929-229-0549
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