About Us

Experienced professionals     Quality patient-centered care

Mission Statement

The Evergreen Wellness Center is committed to provide quality patient-centered care, which promotes the art and science of Traditional Chinese Medicine for each individual’s health and well-being.

Our Staff

Qizhi Gao, D.O.M., Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)

Dr. Gao has practiced Traditional Chinese Medicine since 1980 and has more than 30 years experience as a Qigong practitioner and instructor. He is licensed by the state of New Mexico as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and as an acupuncturist by the state of Missouri. He also holds a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine certified by the National Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Carrie Hao X. Shen, Lic. Acupuncturist  

Carrie Hao X. Shen is a Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.), and completed 4000 hours Oriental Medicine Apprenticeship Program under Dr. Qizhi Gao in 2014. She specializes in the treatment of fertility issues, pain management, and digestive disorders.

She strongly believes in the body’s natural ability to heal itself, and also supports the integration of Eastern and Western medicine in treating illness and maintaining the best health possible.

She uses acupuncture, nutrition diet, and various mind and body practices, to treat health problems or prevent illnesses. Her goal of practicing is to improve the quality of life for patients through safe, effective, accessible, affordable and personalized care.

Fees and Insurence

The fees for our services are varied, based on the patient’s age and other factors. Please contact us to discuss the cost of treatment.

EWC does not file insurance claims. It is the patient’s responsibility to provide payment at the time of service and contact. More and more insurance companies are covering acupuncture. Many Flex Plans will cover Acupuncture treatment as well.

Please check with your insurance company to see if they will reimburse you for our services. We are happy to assist in the process by providing the necessary invoices and insurance codes to the patient to submit to insurance.

Feel free to peruse our website, read more and find answers to your questions. If you need additional information please contact us.

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