Dr. Claudia Citkovitz


    Claudia Citkovitz, PhD, MS, LAc., is a Research Assistant Professor at NYU Medical School.  She has led the Acupuncture Service at NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn since 2004, supervising 8 acupuncturists who provide inpatient care and clinical instruction in Labor and Delivery, Neurological and Orthopedic Rehabilitation and pain management. Dr. Citkovitz studied Chinese language in Beijing and acupuncture and herbal medicine New York.  An internationally known lecturer, she is adjunct faculty at the New England School of Acupuncture. Her PhD study on acupuncture during acute stroke rehabilitation was the first in the U.S., as was her 2006 study of acupuncture during Labor and Delivery. Dr. Citkovitz is a frequent peer reviewer for numerous journals, an Editorial Board member of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Journal of the American Society of Acupuncturists; she is also a Commissioner of the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.She has practiced acupuncture and herbal medicine since 2002.  Her book, Acupressure and Acupuncture during Birth, will be published by the well-known Chinese medicine publisher Singing Dragon in December 2019.