Elizabeth Chen Christenson, MD, LAc, practices Family Medicine, Integrative-Holistic Medicine and Chinese Medicine at the Wellness Center of the Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) of the John A. Burns School of Medicine and at the CHI (Comprehensive Health Innovations) Medical Center in Hawaii. Being board certified in Holistic Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology and a nationally licensed Acupuncturist, she teaches both at the Medical School and at a local acupuncture school. She has taught Qi-Gong for more than 15 years and currently leads
Qi-Gong classes at Castle Medical Center in Kailua, Hawaii. She is also a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner and has released a CD, “Meditative Therapeutic Harp” available below.
As a master of many CAM disciplines, Dr. Christenson is also a gifted life coach, teacher, speaker and healer. She coaches patients on healthy lifestyles and preventive medicine. Her approach to the patient is based on respecting the total person, with individualized treatments that incorporate the best of Eastern and Western medicine. Dr. Christenson is bilingual, has a diversified cultural background, is active in multi-cultural community health services, and is devoted to bridging the best of Eastern and Western medicine, music therapy, and spirituality in medicine.