About Dennis

Dennis von Elgg and his son TeoDennis W. von Elgg  is a California State Licensed Acupuncturist practicing in Berkeley, California. He is also a Diplomate of Acupuncture recognized by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dennis earned his Master of Science degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco. He has traveled to Sichuan Province in China, working and studying at the Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital. Practicing in the inpatient and outpatient departments of the hospital, Dennis worked in a wide variety of areas including pain management, respiratory, GI and liver disorders, diabetes, stroke rehabilitation, age related illnesses and reproductive health.

Since 2002 Dennis has been a professor at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley where he has taught topics on herbology, herbal formulas, diagnosis, acupuncture therapy and more. Dennis also periodically presents lectures to students and fellow acupuncturists from his home. He brings together a large volume of Chinese Medicine and health topics to students which he thoroughly enjoys, echoed by the testimonials from his students.

When he is not busy delving into the vast world of Chinese Medicine as a practitioner or teacher, Dennis coaches baseball, plays piano, gardens and generally indulges in the plethora of Bay Area activities.

Dennis lives in Berkeley with his son Teo.

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