Meet Our Staff

Dr. Brady Chin, L.Ac.

Dr. Chin brings a lifetime of health and fitness training into his medical practice. A licensed acupuncturist since 2000, he specializes in weight management and sleep medicine when not teaching martial arts. Dr. Chin teaches at Yo San University and Emperor's College, two leading universities of Oriental Medicine.

In 2011, Dr. Chin co-produced and hosted the web show "Simply Qi", a talk-show explaining and sharing health advice from Oriental medicine.

Dr. Hashemiyoon

Dr. Hashemiyoon has been a practicing cosmetic specialist for 23 years. As an anti-aging expert he specializes in facial cosmetics and body contouring. As an innovator, Dr. Robert Hashemiyoon has pioneered many innovative cosmetic treatments both surgical and non-surgical. Practicing East Coast to West Coast and teaching internationally to doctors and nurses he is one of the U.S Nationally recognized pioneers in the field.

As a published author and an international educator he has always emphasized listening to the patient's needs. The cosmetic experience for a patient should be a partnership effort between patient and clincian. The doctor should be artist and guide and strive to give the patient a natural resoration or improvement of their features.

Anna Dias, L.Ac.

Anna received her Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Emperor’s College, graduating Magna cum laude. Her experience includes internships at Emperor’s Community Clinic, UCLA’s Arthur Ashe Health Center, and Venice Family’s chronic pain clinic. She has previously worked as an Acupuncturist at Three Mountain Eastern Medical Group in Mar Vista. Anna currently practices in Santa Monica as a general practitioner with an emphasis on Women’s Health, Digestive disorders, and Orthopedics. She also offers her knowledge as an Herbalist at Fat Turtle Herb Company in Gardena.

Michael Apelian, L.A.c.

Michael Apelian, LAC, OMD has practiced TCM for 31 years in Santa Monica with an emphasis on nutritional medicine. He graduated from California Acupuncture College in 1984, and then completed the O.M.D. program at C.A.C in 1985. He completed an O.M.D. program in China in 1989. He has lectured at several learning institutions in Los Angeles, including Emperor's College, Curenteur University, Shiatsu School of Santa Monica, and the Learning Annex. He was the Dean of the Nutrition Department at Curenteur University, where he taught classes in Nutrition and Clinical Laboratory Analysis.