Biography of Dr. Polin Togi, LAc, Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine
Dr.Polin Togi graduated from Dongguk University Los Angeles, and has been a California Licensed Acupuncturist since 2011. Prior to studying oriental medicine and acupuncture, Dr. Togi practiced as a western-educated physician.
In 1983, after obtaining his medical degree at Johannes Gutenberg University in Germany, he returned to his native Indonesia and started his own family medicine practice, where he served for over a decade.
While practicing as a physician he discovered the effectiveness of acupuncture in managing pain weight issues, and cosmetic aging symptoms, among others. This inspired him to pursue a post-graduate training in acupuncture and start incorporating acupuncture treatments to some of his patients. Dr. Togi moved to Taiwan in 1998, where he served as a physician at a local hospital for several years.
Dr. Togi eventually immigrated to the United States where he furthered his training in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. With his diverse background and experience, Dr. Togi has the ability to diagnose from both western and oriental medical perspectives. He knows the benefits and limitations of acupuncture and oriental medicine, and where western medicine is crucial in treating patients. He is also fluent in English, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Indonesian, and German.