Sharon McIlwaine, M.A., L.Ac.

Sharon McIlwaine, M.A., L.Ac. is a nationally licensed acupuncturist with over 30 years of experience. Her depth of knowledge as a Traditional Chinese Medical practitioner has been attained by treating thousands of patients and working with some of the most advanced doctors of Chinese medicine from around the world including Ted Kaptchuck,  Bob Flaws, Kiiko Matsumoto, Jeffrey Yuen, Giovanni Machiocca, Leon Hammer, Whitfield Reeves, Julien Scott and others. She feels most indebted to her original teachers, doctors from mainland China, Joanna Chao, Jeffery Pang and Sharon Feng, whose understanding, patience and ability to impart this profound medicine are at the foundation of her practice.


Sharon has advanced certifications in Chinese Herbal Medicine. Sports/ Medical Acupuncture, Women’s Health, and Pediatrics. She has practiced in New York, California, Vermont, and Massachusetts and has been on faculty at Five Branches University of Traditional Chinese Medicine teaching at the graduate level.