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About Dr. Leanne

Hello and welcome!

I view the body as a complete, integrated whole. When I see you in my treatment room, I treat the whole you, not only your shoulder pain, IBS, anxiety, autoimmune condition,etc. The ancient Chinese practitioners knew that there was no separation between the physical presentation of the body and the emotions. It's all part of the same story that is you.  

I've always held an interest in health and wellness. This led me to study Public Health and Health Research in college at The George Washington University in DC and in graduate school at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland. Yearning to connect the emotional/behavioral aspects of an individual with the physical, I went on to study and practice Hypnotherapy.

Wanting an even more comprehensive view of the body, I began studying Acupuncture. All my prior education and work blended seamlessly into this tradition of medicine. 

I earned my Doctor of Oriental Medicine degree from the Maryland University of Integrative Health (formerly Tai Sophia Institute). This degree included five years of acupuncture training and a two year Chinese Herbology course. 

I passed the National Acupuncture Board Exams in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbs to be licensed to practiced in Washington, DC.

I am currently the Secretary of the Acupuncture Society of DC ( 

I would love to meet you and help you on your journey back to more wellness and fulfillment of life! 






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Dr. Leanne Ekstrom, D.OM., Dipl.OM.


910 17th St NW; Suite 1020

Washington, DC 20006

By Farragut North & West Metro

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