Scarlett Paau, DSOM, LAc

Acupuncture & Herbalist in Portland, OR

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About Our Provider, Scarlett Paau

Acupuncture & Herbalist

Born and raised in a traditional family in Beijing, I have the fortune to be immersed in a culture of Chinese medicine since childhood. Chinese medicine has been a natural part of my life, and I have studied with several renowned Daoist alchemists, Qi Gong masters, and Chinese medicine practitioners for many years before my study of classical Chinese medicine at National University of Natural Medicine (NUNM) in Portland, Oregon.

By gaining knowledge in both biomedicine and holistic medicine over the years, I have become aware that mainstream Western medicine has adopted a deductive view on how to treat diseases. However, this perspective has led its medicine to a pharmaceutical-surgical based approach of symptom management, which has revealed many shortcomings and disadvantages. Sometimes the side effects of medications burden the body a lot more than the diseases themselves do.


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Dr. Paau is currently in the process of credentialing with a variety of insurance companies.  In the meantime, we will provide you with a superbill to bill your insurance directly. Please contact your insurance provider customer representative to review your coverage for acupuncture and holistic therapies. Please note that insurance plans vary, and your provider may or may not cover the treatments. A receipt for the performed services will be provided to you at the end of each treatment session. Clients are responsible for all communications with their insurance provider. Once your insurance provider approved the bill that you submitted, your reimbursement will be sent directly to you by your insurance provider.