Klara Brown (maiden name, Kadar) is a New York State Licensed Acupuncturist, board certified herbalist, and a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine as certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Klara graduated from the prestigious Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she earned a Master's of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine. She is currently a doctoral candidate as she continues her studies with PCOM toward the Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) credentials.
Klara followed her studies to Beijing, China where she holds a certificate of training from the Beijing Traditional Medicine Training Center of WFAS. As part of her clinical training in New York, Klara worked at the Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, where she utilized her experience as a labor doula, providing acupuncture to women during childbirth for pain relief and and participating in research into improved labor outcomes. Klara's continued her early practical specialization along side several of the most distinguished practitioners of infertility acupuncture in NYC, where she cultivated her own unique skill set, passion and approach for working with women and couples trying to conceive. Formerly a Senior Acupuncturist of the Yinova Center, Klara has been in private practice at the lovely City Wellness Collective location on 26th Street.
Klara has honed her practice in women’s health and fertility from over a decade of experience as an acupuncturist, and former massage therapist and doula. She is an active participant in the ever advancing field of reproductive health, as a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), and through her ongoing collaborations with renowned reproductive endocrinologists and fertility clinics throughout NYC.
As an advocate of whole and traditional foods, Klara works with her patients to encourage and develop healthy lifestyle habits that include dietary goals, appropriate supplements, and regular exercise. Fertility and pregnancy support is a particularly dynamic phase of life that Klara is dedicated and passionate in working with her patients, as acupuncture offers tremendous benefits for improved fertility health and pregnancy outcomes for both mother and child.
As a former pre-med student, Klara’s interest in both western and eastern medicine has been constant. She obtained a Bachelors in Psychology in 2002 and soon after began working with children for several years, before moving on to the spa and wellness industry, towards the present in women's health and integrative fertility support.