Kara Romanko, DAOM, L.Ac.   


Kara Romanko has been in practice since 2003. She is a graduate of the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) earning her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Kara is recently completed the second year of an Acupuncture Residency Program at Highland Hospital, in Oakland, where she was Chief Resident. She has, also,  completed externships at Lutheran Hospital in New York in both neurology and obstetrics. Her extensive experience includes treating a wide variety of internal medicine disorders, HIV-positive patients, Hep C patients, as well as anxiety and depression. She also excels in treating women’s health issues including PMS, menstrual disorders, menopause, and infertility, as well as pain management and addiction. In addition, to TCM, Kara has training in the Kurmadani style of Japanese Acupuncture, which, provides a gentler but equally effective treatment for more sensitive patients, as well as Tung style acupuncture. 

In addition to private practice, Kara is also an adjunct professor and the Interim Dean of Clinical Education at her alma mater.

Picture of practitioner, Kara Romanko