Manuel Avancena, LAC

Manuel Avancena, LAC

Acupuncture  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Manuel Avancena, LAC is an acupuncture provider who practices in Herndon, VA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Read his story

481 Carlisle Dr Ste 114

Herndon, VA 20170

Contact Information

(703) 834-9754

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Manuel Avancena's bio

This content was provided by Manuel Avancena "My goal is to effectively, honestly and carefully treat my patients - over 20 years experience Jake Avancena graduated with a B.A. from the Virginia Military Institute and served in the Army for four years. While engaged in an Asian Studies graduate program, he had the opportunity to live and work in Japan for two years. In Japan, he was exposed to the efficacy of Oriental medicine and decided to pursue a career in Oriental medicine. He graduated with a Master's in Oriental medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California in 1996. After being licensed by the Medical Board of California, he practiced in San Diego for two years and then returned to Virginia to practice in 1998. He has served as the President of the Acupuncture Society of Virginia. He has been licensed by the Medical Boards of California, Maryland and Virginia. Jake is also certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbology by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Manuel Avancena "I strive always to provide patients with comfortable and effective treatment.  I'm always happy to answer questions by email and phone."


  • Acupuncture
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

Manuel Avancena does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Elbow Pain
  • Hand Pain


  • Acupuncture
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Detoxification
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Low Back Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Virginia Military Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Pacific College Of Oriental Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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