Team members


Sandra Lanshin Chiu, LAc

Founder, acupuncturist, herbalist

Sandra is an acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist and founder of Treatment by Lanshin. In practice for over a decade, she focuses on treating skin disorders and rejuvenating skin using the unique approach of Chinese medicine, which she believes will transform the future of skincare. 

Specially trained in herbal dermatology, she uses Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture to resolve common skin problems like acne, rosacea, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis. In recent years her work with skin and facial rejuvenation has also received increasing interest and media attention.

Through her initial success in treating pain conditions, infertility, digestive disorders, etc., Sandra observed her work also had a powerful impact on restoring skin quality and youthfulness in her patients. Today she applies the successful techniques she has learned and developed into her signature style of anti-aging work

Providing education to clients has always been of key importance to Sandra as a way to help them create lasting patterns of health and vitality. Nowadays, her highly demanded classes have expanded to the general public, where she teaches people how to bring TCM into their daily lives as self-care practices.

At the end of the day, Sandra hopes that her work can continue to inspire more people to know the great wisdom and wonder of Chinese medicine, which offers a nourishing perspective on the deeper dimensions of beauty and vitality within each and every being. 


  • Sandra is a UC Berkeley Alumni, where she undertook a pre-medicine course of study and received a BA in Economics.

  • After earning her Master's degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2005, Sandra continued her post-graduate studies in Beijing - where she apprenticed with the late TCM doctor, acupuncturist and author of Applied Channel Theory - Dr. Wang Ju-Yi.

  • Led by an endless curiosity of the human body, Sandra began training in Ortho-bionomy® in 2008, an osteopathic-like healing system she found to be a brilliant complement to her acupuncture and body work.

  • Furthering still her knowledge base in dermatology, Sandra completed a course of specialized study with world recognized leader in TCM dermatology, Mazin Al-Khafaji.