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Dr. Atil Narayan, DACM, L.Ac.
Hi, I’m Dr. Atil. My journey into natural medicine began in 1993. It started with an interest in Asian and native American philosophies and evolved into the formal study of Chinese medicine resulting in a Masters degree then ultimately a doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese medicine. I am the founder of Natural Wonders Healthcare, a multi-disciplinary wellness clinic specializing in acupuncture, massage, and IV Infusion therapy. I’ve performed over 20,000 acupuncture treatments and have been acknowledged for my dedication and commitment to acupuncture by Gil Cedillo, 46th District Representative of the California State Assembly. Under my leadership, Natural Wonders Healthcare has grown into a thriving natural pain managment and wellness clinic serving West Covina and surrounding San Gabriel Valley communities. I am also a huge proponent of natural medicine and being an adjunct professor at Pacific College of Health and Science, San Diego, is a platform through which I have the special privilege of helping shape a brighter future for healthcare. Providing natural healing using acupuncture, cupping, far infrared heat, gua sha, salves, and herbs to help my patients obtain mind/body healing is one of the greatest joys of my life. Being able to work with a caring team makes it sweeter.
In my personal life, I love spending time with my wife conversing about virtually everything and relishing the flavors of different foods. I’m a dad to 2 daughters who I absolutely adore. They have pet goats, chickens, and rabbits. I also enjoy gardening as a source of exercise, learning, and peace.
Dr. Yu-Hua (Yu) Hsieh, Ph.D. L.Ac
Hello, I’m Dr. Yu. I have a Ph.D. in Microbiology and Immunology with extensive clinical study experience. Before obtaining my Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine license, I was a cancer researcher at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. After more than ten years of basic cancer research, I realized that Western Medicine is not the only method of relieving illness, such as chronic pain, insomnia, etc. This drove me to seek more knowledge in the area of acupuncture and herbal medicine. It is important to treat the patient holistically and to provide them with a sense of peace, balance, and harmony.
In my personal life, I love to study historical culture, especially Chinese Archaeology. I believe there is wisdom that can be acquired from the past. In addition, l like cooking and painting.
Dr. Naomi Lawrence-Reid, MD
Hi, I’m Dr. Naomi! I am a board-certified medical doctor living and working in Southern California. I am currently the CEO and Medical Director of NLR Med Aesthetics and have affiliations with Rady Children’s Hospital and Kaiser Permanente. I received my medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed residency at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. My professional experience includes pediatric emergency medicine, urgent care, and passion driven community clinics. My other areas of interest include general pediatrics, aesthetics medicine, and IV infusion therapies. In collaboration with Christal Parker, NP and Dr. Atil, I assisted in the development of the Natural Wonders Healthcare Nutritional IV Infusion Treatment Program and am proud to serve as its Medical Director.
In my free time, I seek adventure through travel, I enjoy health and fitness, and and conscientious about doing my part for a better planet.
Salinla Ounsakulseree, L.Ac., MSOM
BOARD LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST
Hi, my name is Salinla. I am a California board licensed Acupuncturist. I became part of the Natural Wonders Healthcare team in November of 2019. As a young girl, I always dreamed of working in healthcare services to help others in need. I was originally a biochemistry student who believed Western medicine has a lot of benefits and later realized that there are some underlying concerns since it depends heavily on pharmaceutical drugs. I became interested in natural remedies and the Eastern approach towards medicine after taking several classes about herbs and acupuncture theory. I was inspired by the concept of natural healing which resulted in a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with family and friends, eating and trying food at new places. I also love to paint, it’ a great way to relieve stress and work on my artistic side.
Christal Parker, NP, MSN, APRN
Hello, I am Christal. I am a board licensed Nurse Practitioner with over a decade of professional experience as an ER nurse in critical care settings. As a Level 11 trauma center support staff, my RN duties involved providing care to patients who have undergone cardiac, cardio-thoracic, transplants, intubations, vascular, oncology, plastics and other major procedures. While my core training and background is in emergency medicine, in recent years, I have developed a special interest in natural and preventive medicine. In association with Dr. Atil and Dr. Naomi I took part in developing the IV Nutrition & Hydration therapy program at Natural Wonders Healthcare. It’s designed to reduce pain and inflammation, optimize athletic performance, and restore optimal functioning at the cellular level.
In my personal life I enjoy spending time with family and friends as well as cooking and trying new recipes. I enjoy working out and traveling!
Hi, I’m Yvonne and I have been part of the Natural Wonders Healthcare family since 2016. I have been involved in natural medicine my whole adult life. In the past, I’ve managed front and back offices for busy, heart-centered, chiropractic doctors. I took some time off to raise my son and daughter. When they got older, I was able to return to an industry I’m passionate about. Natural Wonders Healthcare was a perfect fit for me. It is thrilling to be part of such a dedicated team. Every day we are committed to improving our patients’ health so they can live a better life.
In my personal life, I enjoy dabbling with aromatherapy, tending to my plumeria collection (I have over 100 plants!), and being someone who tries to create memorable experiences for my family.
Antoinette Ortiz, LMT
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Hello my name is Antoinette Ortiz and I have been a provider at Natural Wonders Healthcare since 2012. I am a state certified massage therapist, certified by The California Massage Therapy Council. My specialties include swedish, deep tissue, sports, prenatal massage and other massage modalities such as hot stone therapy and reflexology. I have over 10 years of extensive experience working with chiropractic and acupuncture doctors treating thousands of patients. It is a great honor to be a professional massage therapist who uses their skill set to help patients obtain relief naturally. I enjoy my profession and value the healing space at Natural Wonders Healthcare tremendously.
In my personal life, I love providing and receiving massages, being a mommy to my son, and spending time with my family,
Hello, my name is Jolene and I have been a part of the Natural Wonders Healthcare family since 2019.
I am a medical front office support staff with a specialty in medical coding and billing. Working at this clinic has been life changing. I’ve gained a lot of personal and professional knowledge about natural health.
Hearing from our patients on how herbs and acupuncture helps is so satisfying. Nobody wants to feel uncomfortable in their own body and knowing that they leave here with ease and relief is amazing. I learn so much from our staff and also our patients. Working with a dedicated and supportive team is empowering.
In my personal life, I enjoy spending time with my silly son, making new or re-creating recipes (obsessed with my instant-pot), going for long hikes, and going to Zumba (Love to dance!).
LICENSED MASSAGE THERAPIST
Hi, my name is Sylissa and I have been working at Natural Wonders Healthcare since 2017. I have an AS degree in Massage Therapy – Sports Medicine. I am a Licensed Massge Therapist specializing in musculo-skeletal pain and rehab. It is rewarding to see our patients leave our office feeling better. I feel honored to be part of their healing experience. Natural Wonders Healthcare has also re-established my faith in the healthcare industry. Working here has allowed me to grow personally in other areas of my life including being a more focused college student.
In my personal time, I enjoy baking deserts (which I’m told are scrumptious!), having fun with my kid sister and friends, and bringing an artistic flair to everything I do.