Justin Penoyer M.S. L.Ac. is an Oriental medical physician and graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where he studied Allopathic and Chinese medicine alongside some of the foremost practitioners and contemporary authors in the field, earning a Master’s of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Justin maintains a holistic primary care practice in San Diego, California, where he specializes in the application of Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of stress, fertility, and preventative care.
Justin is originally from a small farming town along the Mississippi River in northwestern Illinois, where he studied horticulture and music before entering Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa. There he graduated with a double major in History and Philosophy, a Dean’s List honorary, and was awarded the Socrates Award for outstanding achievement in the field of philosophy. In addition to practicing medicine, Justin co-owns AcroAma Blends LLC with renowned Chef Stephen Dowe, as well as the San Diego based Chinese granular prescription service Su Wu Herbs. Justin is an active author and medical anthropologist, and member of The Herb Society of America, The American Association of Oriental Medicine, The American Herbalist’s Guild, The American Philosophical Association, The American Anthropological Association, and The American Historical Association.