Cherry Blossom Healing Arts

Our Team

Cherry Blossoms

Meet Our Team!

Our team of board certified acupuncturists and administrative staff have a patient-centered focus. We will work hard every day to put your needs first and foremost because you deserve to feel better.

Elyse Rohrer Budiash, MSOM,  Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Elyse Rohrer Budiash, MSOM, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Elyse is an ENFP who is passionate about providing the best care possible for her patients. When she’s not running the show at Cherry Blossom, she can be found playing with her two daughters, gardening, and cooking with her Instantpot.
Zach Beattie, MAc.OM, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Zach Beattie, MAc.OM, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Zach is a licensed acupuncturist with an MAc.OM. from the Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin. Outside of the clinic, he enjoys spending his free time cooking, playing with his dog, and exploring the city.
Vallerie Mwazo, L.Ac, Dipl.OM, MAOM

Vallerie Mwazo, L.Ac, Dipl.OM, MAOM

Vallerie is a licensed Acupuncturist, artist, healer and many other things. She enjoys working one-on-one with patients in order to provide the best care possible. Outside of Acupuncture, she enjoys traveling, learning new languages, gardening and dancing.
Qianlei Li, MSOM,  Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Qianlei Li, MSOM, Dipl.O.M., L.Ac.

Qianlei (pronounced Chin-lay) is a second-generation Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner. Being a proud Georgetown alumn, she is trained in both biomedicine and TCM. She’s also a bestselling author in the dating realm.
Maria Mendoza

Maria Mendoza

Maria is an artist, student and front desk coordinator. She’s passionate about providing a welcoming experience to all patients that walk in to Cherry Blossom, and loves that she can incorporate her interest in art with helping curate the Cherry Blossom Instagram Page.
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Our Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Cherry Blossom Healing Arts believes in open, supportive, and accessible care. We value the diversity in our society, including racial, ethnic, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, mental and physical health, political perspectives, and educational status. We believe that good health is a universal human concern that brings people together regardless of their other differences, and strive to support everyone in their journey towards that goal.

We Are Here for You

Receiving excellent care should be easy. From the moment you first consider our clinic—until you no longer need treatment—our team is here to meet your needs. From our patient-support administrative team working with your insurance to our clinical staff being accessible to you, we’re on standby to support you.

If you’re ready to get started, submit your insurance benefits or schedule an appointment.

Be well,
The Cherry Blossom Team

You May Have Insurance Coverage for Acupuncture!We Are In-Network with CareFirst/BlueCross, Aetna, and the VA Community Choice Network. Your out-of-network insurance may also have acupuncture coverage.

We'd be happy to check and see if your insurance covers acupuncture treatments! Submit your details using the button below. We will typically get back to you in one business day or less, but sometimes it can take longer.

Cherry Blossom Healing Arts
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Open 7 days a week:
Mon 10:45 am – 8:00 pm
Tue 10:45 am – 8:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Thu 9:45 am – 8:00 pm
Fri 8:15 am – 5:15 pm
Sat 8:15 am – 5:15 pm
Sun 9:45 am – 7:00 pm

2639 Connecticut Ave NW
Suite C-101
Washington, DC 20008
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