Dr. Heather Hyun
Dr. Heather Hyun grew up in a suburb of Chicago and moved out to Los Angeles to attend the University of Southern California where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Critical Studies and Film Production. She went on to become a film and television sound effects editor and began training in Tae Soo Do & Hwa Rang Do, a Korean Martial arts. She eventually earned her black belt in Tae Soo Do, became an instructor, and began apprenticing a licensed acupuncturist who specialized in Tui-Na, a form of chinese manual manipulation.
Around this time, she made the decision to take a sabbatical and spent a year traveling around Asia. When she returned from her travels, she began applying for both Acupuncture and Osteopathic Medical Schools. She completed a year of Emperors College of Traditional Oriental Medicine when she was accepted into Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She then went on to become a pre-doctoral fellow in osteopathic manipulation, an honor given to two people in each graduating medical school class.
Following graduation from medical school, she attended the Glendale Adventist Family Medicine Residency Program and during her time there earned her Medical Acupuncture Certification through the Helms Medical Institute. She is dual-boarded in family medicine and integrative holistic medicine.
Dr. Hyun spends her free time with her husband, her college sweetheart, and their two boys. She enjoys cooking, traveling, hiking and martial arts.