Bennett Uy, MSTOM, L.Ac, Dipl. OM

Licensed Acupuncturist

At Aligned Modern Health, we treat every patient as an individual. All of our Acupuncturists have extensive experience in treating a variety of conditions and all hold a Masters or Doctorate degrees in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the top acupuncture schools in the world.

License/title and certifications:

  • Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Illinios (L.Ac.)
  • Masters in Traditional Oriental Medicine (MSTOM)
  • Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM)

About Bennett

Bennett Uy, L.Ac is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City. He trained in massage therapy, acupuncture, and Chinese herbal medicine. While there, he managed the herbal dispensary clinic and was able to intern at the Institute of Family Health in Manhattan and NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn.

Bennett has been a practicing massage therapist since 2014. After graduating from his Master’s program in 2018, he spent time working in a Brooklyn community acupuncture clinic as well as a private practice in Manhattan before joining Aligned Modern Health in 2020.

Bennett specializes in the care of orthopedic conditions ranging from stress induced pain, sports injury, to postoperative care. Bennett also treats digestive disorders, anxiety, insomnia, and women’s health.

Q&A WITH BENNETT UY

What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?

Professionally speaking, I’m passionate about Chinese medicine’s knack for offering a different perspective on health issues that can be potentially life changing. Personally, I’m very passionate about experiencing life in a genuine and open minded way. A lot can be packed into one little existence.

What three traits define you?

Inquisitive, caring, and charming amount of oddity.

What would you do even if you didn’t get paid to do it?

Baking and cooking from world cuisines.

What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

Music keeps my soul moving.

What’s the biggest proof that you’re good at what you do?

It’s super validating when a patient has an issue they never thought could get better actually does. That’s all the proof I need.

How long have you been working in your field?

I started my studies of Chinese medicine in 2012 — it’s been an enlightening journey ever since.

What is the weirdest job you’ve ever had?

I worked as a caregiver in a nursing home. It may not have been all that weird but it was definitely the messiest. That being said, I learned a lot of life lessons working there.

How does your education connect to your professional career? What about personal experiences?

Learning about Daoist philosophy has slowly seeped into every aspect of my life — career included. I’ve learned that life unfolds in many unexpected ways and to just enjoy the ride. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”

What problems do you consistently solve for your clients?

The easiest ones to knock out are those simple nagging pains you get in your body. Always excited to provide quick relief with those types of problems.

Katie
June 12, 2019

Everyone here is so kind and knowledgeable! I have never loved any healthcare location like I love Aligned Modern Health!

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