About

At Costa Acupuncture, we have team of experienced board certified Licensed Acupuncturists dedicated to providing Safe, Effective, Affordable health care.

David Johnston, L.Ac.

David is a licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist, board certified by the State of California. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Rutgers College and studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at Samra University where he maintained a Summa Cum Laude GPA. David completed his Masters in Oriental Medicine at Dongguk University and received advanced certification with post-graduate studies of Korean four-needle and Master Tung techniques from Dr. Tao C. Choo. David is now a Resident at the new Samra University where he receives advanced training in pulse diagnosis.

David has treated thousands of patients in the California Workers’ Comp system with a variety of orthopedic issues, primarily low-back, neck, knee, and shoulder issues. David has studied both facial and facelift acupuncture, the Wakefield protocol, and the Korean facelift method and is currently on staff of The Cosmetic Acupuncture Center. He also worked in a clinic for promoting weight-loss with auricular acupuncture where he helped hundreds of patients reach their weight loss goal through a combination of acupuncture, diet, and exercise.

Michelle Wong, L.Ac.

Michelle Wong is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese medicine and western Functional medicine. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s of Science, and from Dongguk University, Los Angeles with her MS in Oriental Medicine. She has studied at both the China Beijing International Acupuncture Training Center, and at Dongguk University in Seoul, Korea.

Michelle specializes in women’s health, with a special interest in facial rejuvenation techniques utilizing the best in traditional Asian beauty secrets and cutting edge natural skin care. As the primary research associate to Dr. Shui Yin Lo, for the applications of Stable Water Clusters in health care, she is an expert in Thermal Meridian Imaging. Michelle speaks to physicians throughout the US about the science of stable water clusters and acupuncture meridians, and leads Qi gong retreats at 4000 ft in Mt. Baldy, CA.