Pediatric Care

Herbal Medicine

Sara Rankin, L.Ac., C.SMA

professional licenses

  • California State Acupuncture License
  • Certified Sports Medicine Acupuncturist
  • Diplomate in Chinese Medicine, National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists
  • Certificate of Clean Needle Technique, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • Certificate of TCM Training Program, Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine


  • International Institute of Chinese Medicine: Santa Fe, NM
  • Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China
  • University of California: Santa Cruz, CA
  • Sports Medicine Certification Program San Diego, CA

extracurricular activities

  • Expert Advisor for the California Acupuncture Board 2003-2006
  • Volunteer at the Charlotte Maxwell Clinic for treatment of low-income women with cancer 2004-2009.

other interests

In her downtime Sara enjoys hikes with her dog, laughing with her daughter, volunteering to support the local environment and dancing with friends.