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The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.
Thomas A. Edison, US inventor (1847 - 1931)
Medical Assistant

Hello! My name is Alexis Zelaya! I am born and raised in the Bay Area and I am the Medical Assistant at Gao Acupuncture. Nice to meet you!

I received my certification at Loma Vista Adult Education in Concord, CA while attending Diablo Valley College for an AA degree in Liberal Arts. I wanted to have a career that I can be really passionate about. As a child I grew up with a family member who had a terminal disease. After seeing how great the hospital staff was with him, I wanted to bring that same feeling of comfort, support, and trust to more patients and their families. I soon decided that the medical field was the right place for me.

Working with Dr. Gao I have learned so much about treating illness in a natural and safe way. She has opened my eyes to see how wonderful Chinese Medicine can be. She is always open and willing to share her knowledge with me. She is a great mentor!

- Alexis