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Meet the Doctor

  • Dr.
    J. K. Kuan
    DC, LAc
    Clinical Director
    Dr. J. K. Kuan was born and raised in a country where Chinese medicine has been deep rooted in the culture and lifestyle. Since childhood, he had witnessed his family members using Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for healing and wellness. Later in life, after years of being active in playing sports and practicing martial arts, he personally benefitted from Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and Chiropractic treatment for shoulder, knee pain and sciatica, which inspired him to become a licensed Acupuncturist and Chiropractor. Dr. Kuan graduated with honors from Southern California University of Health Sciences (SCUHS) with a Doctor’s degree in Chiropractic and a Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. There he received the Outstanding Service Award for his individual contributions to the college, made the Dean’s List, and was recognized by the California State Assembly for his steadfast commitment to the community and outstanding leadership in Traditional Asian Medicine and Health Sciences. During his college career, Dr. Kuan has been listed in Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities for two consecutive years. He also served as President of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association, President of the Progressive Acupuncture Association, President of the Tai Chi Club, and a Higher Education Teaching Assistant. He is deeply passionate about his work in alternative medicine, and joyfully shares his knowledge and skills with his colleagues and community. Dr. Kuan began his Acupuncture and Chiropractic career in San Diego and Santa Monica, California where he was working with a seasoned Chiropractor. From there he brought together many of the concepts of Traditional Chinese Medicine with modern Acupuncture and Chiropractic techniques for excellent healing and wellness. Since then, he has continued to build his reputation as a practitioner who is passionate about healing and providing care to those that find themselves in physical distress. After years of practice in California, Dr. Kuan pursued the opportunity to bring his clinical experience and healing techniques to the East Coast so that he could provide care to those in need. Dr. J. K. Kuan is National Board Certified (NCCAOM) (NBCE) and a Licensed Chiropractic Physician and Acupuncturist in the State of New Jersey, New York and California. Currently he is also teaching at Eastern School of Acupuncure and Traditional Medicine. With years of clinical experience, Dr. Kuan has helped many people with varied conditions such as allergy, migraine/headache, smoking addiction, obesity, PMS, insomnia, dysmenorrhea/amenorrhea, infertility, pain syndrome (joint pain, tendonitis, LBP), I.B.S., anxiety/depression to name but a few. In his spare time, Dr. Kuan enjoys playing tennis, basketball, playing guitar, singing, hiking, ballroom dance, traveling, and meditation. Thanks for visiting our site. How can Prosperity Health Center help you with today's safe and natural Chiropractic, herbal & Acupuncture care? Give us a call and we will help you take the first step towards better health.
  • Douglas Chin, LAc
    Acupuncturist

    After graduating from the State University of NY at Buffalo State, Doug spent the next 5 years at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX as a cancer research assistant supporting new techniques with the intentions of aiding Gulf War Syndrome veterans.  In 2007, he received his professional diploma from a graduate-level acupuncture program at The Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine, New Jersey’s first school of acupuncture and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (ACAOM).  His interest in the health and well-being of all his clients has resulted in an optimal patient experience through uncompromised care. 


    Doug lives in Somerset with his wife and 3 children.  He volunteers at the Mid-Jersey Chinese School and he is on their board of directors.  He is also the vice president of the Chinese American Cultural Association.  With his free time, he golfs, plays basketball and enjoys skiing with his family.

  • Alice Kim, LAc
    Acupuncturist

    Alice Kim L.Ac and LMT is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist. She received her Masters of Classical Chinese Acupuncture from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. She is Nationally Board Certified in Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Alice realized she had a true passion for healing therapies after traveling to Peru. Being born and raised in South Korea, she is very familiar with herbal remedies and understands the healing capabilities they hold. Alice is trained in Classical Chinese Medicine under Dr. Jeffrey Yuen's guidance. He is an 88th generation Daoist priest of the Jade Purity School, Lao Tsu sect. Yuen is internationally recognized for his comprehensive knowledge of classical Chinese medicine, acupuncture, herbalism, and qi gong. Her training under Jeffrey Yuen has led her to highly effective treatments for fertility, emotional disharmonies, stress, anxiety, and pain.

  • Cindy
    Interim Office Manager
    Cindy graduated from Northeastern University in 2000 with a degree in Communications. For several years, she worked as a sales assistant and event planner for radio stations in the NY/NJ metro area. When she is not working, Cindy is very busy with her high-spirited, 3 year old son. She continues to enjoy trips to the Jersey Shore and spending time with her family.
  • Heather
    Receptionist
    Heather is a recent graduate of Marywood University in Scranton, Pennsylvania. In 2016, she earned her Bachelors of Sciences in Nutrition and Dietetics. Currently, she is pursuing her Masters in Holistic and Integrative Care, with a focus in Herbalism and Energy Therapy.

  • Monica
    Receptionist

    Monica recently graduated from Rutgers University in 2017 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health. She is passionate about environmental issues and their effects on public health.  She enjoys hiking, fishing and camping with her family during her free time.