Dr. Elizabeth Chen Christenson M.D., L.Ac.

Dr. Elizabeth Chen Christenson
M.D., L.Ac.

934 Maunawili Circle
Kailua HI 96734

Contact Information
808-261-7801 (tel)
808-261-7725 (fax)

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[email protected]

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Elizabeth Chen Christenson, M.D., L.Ac., practices family medicine, integrative-holistic medicine and Chinese Medicine at the Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Clinic at the John A. Burns School of Medicine and CHI (Comprehensive Health Innovations) Medical Center in Kailua, Hawaii.  She teaches both at the Medical School and a local Acupuncture school - the Institute of Clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  She leads qijong classes at Castle Medical Center.  She is a Director of the Board of Sounding Joy Music Therapy in Hawaii and a Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner.  She is an author of a chapter entitled "Chinese Five Element Music Healing" for a book entitled "Harp Therapy Manual Cradle of Sound" and has released a CD, "Meditative Therapeutic Harp".  She holds several spiritual healing certifications including Master Soul Healing Teacher & Healer, Divine Direct Soul Communicator, Soul Operation Master Healer, etc., certified by world renowned Doctor and Master, Zhi Gan Sha at Master Sha's Institute of Soul Healing and Enlightenment.

As a Master of many CAM disciplines, Dr. Christenson is also a well-known life coach, teacher, speaker, and healer.  She coaches patients on healthy lifestyle and preventive medicine.  Her approach to the patient is based on respecting the total person with individualized treatments that incorporate the best of Eastern and Western medicine.  With a diversified cultural background and bi-lingual, she is active in multi-cultural community health services and is devoted in bridging the best of Eastern and Western medicine, music therapy, as well as, spirituality in medicine.


License number
Acupuncture: ACU825 (HI)
Physician: MD12322 (HI)

University of Siena, Italy, School of Medicine, graduated 1981
Institute of clinical Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Hawaii, graduated 2006

Years in practice
Acupuncturist 16 years
Physician 25 years

Accepted payment methods

Insurance accepted
HMSA, Medicare, UHA, HMAA, HMN, AlohaCare, MDX, Beechstreet

Client Focus
All genders and ages

Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Italian