Susie Hayes MS, LAc, EAMP, Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)
For more than 23 years, Susie has been a dedicated clinician, teacher, and educator in the field of Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine. She enjoys helping patients with a variety of health concerns and she travels around the world to study from her world-renowned teacher to address the most challenging conditions. Susie’s clinical focus is to provide the most advanced quality acupuncture service in a comfortable pleasant setting, collaborating with the patient and their physicians and providers to achieve maximum results toward their physical and mental well-being and potential. Susie’s patients typically feel at ease in her presence and clinic, confident that she will do all she can to support them in reaching their health goals.
Since earning her Master of Science in Acupuncture from Bastyr University in 1998, Susie has continued to obtain the highest quality education in her field, studying the wisdom from the ancient medical texts through her teacher Tran Viet Dzung, MD, with some of the best medical doctors and acupuncturists throughout the world. This teaching fuses the ancient medical texts with the understanding of scientific advances in modern medicine providing an integrative proven approach to address patients’ individual and often complex conditions. These thousands of hours of continued training since 2000 have spanned numerous specialties including psychology/psychiatry, neurology, cardiology, gynecology, infertility and pregnancy, immunology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, ENT, nephrology, obesity, pulmonology, sports injuries, chronic pain, headaches/migraines, ophthalmology, and endocrinology. In addition to her continued studies, Susie has organized and assisted Dr. Tran with his teachings throughout the U.S. for over a decade and remains committed to continuing the transmission of the ancient texts through the lens of advances in modern medicine.
Susie has served as Faculty for several Professional accredited programs including the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA) and Bastyr's Continuing Education on topics spanning pain, women’s health, mental health, and medical qi gong. Susie is a Certified Yi Ren Qi Gong Instructor and a Certified Body Ecology Diet practitioner, and has served as Adjunct Faculty as a Clinical Supervisor at Bastyr University. She comes from a large family in the northeast and has previous experience in the performing arts, sports, high tech, and business. Susie enjoys the beauty of the Northwest, international travel, yoga, qi gong, learning French, and enjoying time with her husband, 2 cats, family, and friends.