Lusilda R. Chapman, APRN-FNP-BSN

Lusilda R. Chapman, APRN is working in the medical field for more than 15 years. Graduated from
Havana Faculty of Medicine, Cuba 1999 with experience in ER, went to Kingston, Jamaica in 2000
Where | spent 10 years working in ER, OR, Gl field, migrated to USA in 2012 where | was able to get my
Registered Nurse degree license in 2015, working and studying in the health service in different areas as Gl field | decided to continue preparation and studying. | started my master’s degree in nursing (MSN, APRN). Graduate from Ana G. Mendez University in 2018 Working in a primary care setting and Gl field helped my confidence and maximized patient-health care relationship by cultivating strong
communication regarding care.

The IV therapy service in the aesthetic field is so important because helps patient maintaining overall health with a safe and speedy treatment that delivers
vitamins, minerals, and other essential nutrients straight the bloodstream.

Alejandra D. Pena, APRN-FNP-BC

Alejandra D. Pena is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Chamberlain University and them she earned her Master of Science degree at Ana G. Mendez University in 2021. She holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Having spent 7 years as an Oncology Nurse, she knows the importance of empathy to comprehend the needs of the patient, which makes the patient feel safe enough to express their health concerns. She knows that being a conscientious and problem-solving RN is an excellent foundation to becoming an accomplished Nurse Practitioner.

She offers patient-centered care using intravenous therapy treatments with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients. These are delivered directly into bloodstream to restore nutritional deficiencies that help patients achieve optimal health and wellness.

Karen Vélez, Health Coach

Karen Vélez was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, is a mother of 2 children and has lived in the city of Miami since 1996. At a professional level she has served as an administrator of important international gym chains and is certified as a personal and group coach, and as an executive coach, which has allowed her to provide leadership and emotional intelligence programs at the corporate level.

Karen is a successful international speaker who has had the opportunity to give motivational lectures at TEDx Amador, also in countries such as Colombia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United States, the Dominican Republic among others, and has collaborated in health segments and exercises in radio and television.

Karen Vélez is a multifaceted and very creative woman, qualities that have led her to create K21 a 21-day and 21-minute training system. And in addition, she is the author of the books VIDA FIT and the most recent CULTURA FIT. Karen is a Health Coach and has dedicated herself to helping people improve their habits and lifestyle.

Her mission and purpose is to help people establish a healthy lifestyle in the three areas of their being; spirit, soul and body. Being integrally healthy is her message to the world through her FIT method acronym that stands for Faith, Identity, Transformation.

Veaceslav Vlas, DOM, PhD

Veaceslav Vlas, DOM, PhD, is a primary care provider and board-certified acupuncture physician specializing in anti-aging medicine and pain management. He offers patient-centered care at Miami Center for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Miami, Florida.

Dr. Vlas earned his medical degree from the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Moldova and his degree in acupuncture from the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine in China. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Vlas moved to China and spent ten years studying acupuncture and working as an acupuncture physician. He is the only foreign physician licensed as a Doctor of Chinese Medicine in China and is a Chinese Medical Association and Chinese Acupuncture Association member.

Dr. Vlas underwent training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He also worked as Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at Medpark International Hospital.

As an Acupuncture expert, Dr. Vlas is often invited to teach his fellow doctors in medical schools to share his expertise. He has been teaching acupuncture as a professor and attending physician at Southwest Acupuncture College and the American Academy of Acupuncture. Dr. Vlas has served as dean of the doctorate program in acupuncture at the University of East-West Medicine, the dean of East West College of Natural Medicine, and a clinic director at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Medical Center.

Dr. Vlas offers his patients a unique approach to medicine by bringing extensive education, a compassionate heart, and a genuine desire to create a positive medical experience. In his more than 20 years as a practicing physician, Dr.Vlas has helped thousands of people optimize their health.

​Dr. Vlas had received an Award for Excellence in Holistic Medicine from the Holistic Doctors Recognition Board as one of the top ten holistic doctors in Florida in 2017.

Dan Brown, AP

Dr. Brown is a licensed and board-certified Acupuncture Physician in the state of Florida. He is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a member of the Florida State Oriental Medicine Association.

With both a Masters in Oriental Medicine as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington in 1999, Dr. Brown began his career as part of a multidisciplinary practice alongside Medical Doctors, Naturopaths, Chiropractors and Massage Therapists. He relocated to Miami in 2005 to develop and run the acupuncture and Chinese Medicine program for major cruise lines with more than 120 acupuncturists working on the water at any given time. In the past 15 years, more than 1 million treatments were delivered under the supervision of Dr. Brown, making acupuncture a staple in spas at sea. He also co-created a line of Chinese herbal medicine, extending his knowledge to help patients wholistically while expanding practice offerings.

With a focus on the entire body and mind, Dr. Brown prides himself on getting results while providing superior customer service.

Having trained and worked alongside hundreds of acupuncturists from all over the world, Dr. Brown has gained the insight, knowledge, and experience to address various conditions. He looks forward to accompanying you on your journey of health and happiness.

Dr. Rahhim De Pinedo

Dr. Rahhim De Pinedo, AP, Dipl. O.M. (NCCAOM) is a Florida board-certified Acupuncture Physician, and a certified Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). He holds a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Health Science from the Acupuncture College in Miami under the instruction of Dr. Gordon Xu. He received his Massage Therapy license from Florida College of Natural Health and his Facial Specialist certification from the Skin Institute in Miami. He has been providing acupuncture to the greater Miami community in the clinical environment as well as private practice for two decades. Rahhim specializes in health rehabilitation and facial rejuvenation, where the therapeutic treatment includes acupuncture, therapeutic Tui-Na, herbal prescriptions and nutritional therapy.

Dr. De Pinedo’s personal approach to healing is that everyone has a well-organized and delicate energy system and any disruption or disharmony to that energy system manifests in disorders and illnesses. His therapeutic approach has proven to remove blockages along these energy pathways, restoring the body to its original healthy state of balance.

Dr. De Pinedo decided to become an Acupuncture Physician from a desire to provide an alternative approach to medicine to the community. He believes that acupuncture can make lives better by keeping people free of physical and mental disorders. Through acupuncture, patients achieve their health goals by harnessing the body’s internal healing abilities, which is apparent by the positive results his patients receive. When asked what he loves most about being an Acupuncture Physician he had this to say “It is an honor to treat so many inspiring people from wonderfully diverse backgrounds, and being able to provide them with the benefits of acupuncture”.

Here are just some of the things patients are saying about Dr. De Pinedo:

“Enjoyed an amazing acupuncture experience with Dr. Rahhim. He has a very gentle touch, really makes you feel relaxed, and practices mind body and spirit connection in his approach to wellness.”
-Julia, Google review

“Unbelievable positive made-my-day experience. Thank you so much!!!! Dr. Rahhim is the best.”
-Allison Head, Google review

“My disabled father received an acupuncture session from Dr. Rahim and walked out of the building without his cane. He felt like a million bucks. He stated that Dr. Rahim was one of the nicest doctors he ever had the pleasure of speaking with and an amazing acupuncturist. I myself was shocked at how great my father felt and walked after his therapy. 10 out of 10 would recommend. Make your appointments now they get quite booked. It seems everyone wants to hire the best.”
-James Klein, Google review

Olga Reyes, LMT

Olga Reyes, LMT, has over a decade of experience working as a licensed massage therapist. She helps patients lead more balanced and pain-free lives at Artemedica Miami Center for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine in Miami, Florida.

As a licensed massage therapist, Olga has extensive technical and practical experience in treating patients with a variety of therapeutic massage techniques. She has years of hands-on experience providing her clients with Swedish massages, deep tissue massages, neuromuscular massages, and sports massages.

Olga frequently assesses patient goals so that her clients feel prepared prior to treatment. Her extensive knowledge of a wide range of methods and techniques allows her to offer the best results possible with massage therapy.

Olga is currently seeing new patients at Artemedica Miami Center of Medical Aesthetic, Wellness and Oriental Medicine. Massage therapy is her passion, and she is driven to help others find healing through the benefits of expertly applied medical massage techniques

Lina Verdecia, LMT

Lina Verdecia graduated from Miami Acupuncture and Massage college with Master in Oriental Medicine degree. She also studied physical culture in Cuba. With more than 20 years of experience, Lina has taught various courses of massage, like: swedish massage, deep tissue, sport massage and lymphatic drainage massage.

Angelina Vlas RN

Angelina Vlas is a Registered Nurse with emergency medicine experience from Baptist Healthcare System. She is currently completing her advanced nursing degree at Florida International University. She is also a licensed aesthetician specializing in IV anti-aging and beauty infusions. Angelina provides personalized IV vitamin therapy with minerals and electrolytes specially formulated to help patients feel reinvigorated physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Mingzhen Song, AP

Mingzhen Song, A.P. is Licensure Acupuncturist in Florida and Dipl. O.M. is certified by the national certification commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She holds a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in professional health studies. She is Summa Cum Laude at Florida College of Integrative Medicine.

She has abundant TCM background and experience in the value of traditional and complementary medicine together. She worked in a hospital in China for about 25 years. She is good at using acupuncture and herbs to treat many diseases, such as pain management, tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, menstrual irregularities, constipation, anxiety, depression, weight loss, cosmetics, sequelae of stroke, regulating the balance of zang-fu functions, etc.