Dr. Tara Shah

Licensed Acupuncturist

Dr. Shah is a Licensed Acupuncturist at Sentiero Wellness. She is licensed in the state of California and nationally certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Born and raised on Long Island, New York, Dr. Shah earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry from Columbia University and worked in the pharmaceutical industry for five years before deciding to pursue her interest in holistic care. In 2017, she moved to San Diego to attend Pacific College of Health and Science, where she completed her Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine and Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine degrees. Dr. Shah has training in a variety of traditional East Asian treatment modalities, including acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and nutrition, moxibustion, cupping, gua sha and tui na therapeutic massage. Dr. Shah specializes in Japanese Meridian Therapy, which employs very gentle needling techniques to help bring the body back into balance such that it can heal itself. She is passionate about the importance of treating both body and mind and is dedicated to supporting each patient on their journey to overall health and wellness in order to live their best life!

For more information, Dr. Shah prepared a powerpoint presentation about Chinese Medicine.

Feel free to email Dr. Shah with any questions about her services.

To schedule an acupuncture session, please email Dr. Shah or contact our office at 619.930.9060.