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About Us

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At Island Life Acupuncture, we believe everyone deserves a vacation from their pain. We are here to help you live healthier and happier lives. 

Island Life Acupuncture is based in Abington, Pennsylvania and is led by Dr. Lisa McCoog, DACM. At Island Life Acupuncture, we have a different perspective: that your care is not separate but integrated with your Western care. We embrace both Eastern and Western medicine to ensure you receive the best outcomes possible. 

Our mission is to provide holistic, yet science-based solutions for our patient's medical conditions that are environmentally friendly and sustainable for the individual, the community and the ecosystem.

Lisa is a very gifted acupuncturist, who provides superior treatment for her patients, in a very caring, attentive, and thoughtful way. Each treatment is carefully customized to target the needs of the patient.


— Wendy B


The Practitioner

Dr. Lisa has been working in the medical field since 2009 and has worked with various pain management clinics in PA and NJ, prior to opening Island Life Acupuncture in 2015. Dr. Lisa has first hand experience in Eastern and Western Medicine and works comfortably with practitioners of all disciplines to help her patients optimize their care to maximize the best possible outcomes.


Dr. Lisa is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM).  Dr. Lisa is board certified and is a nationally certified Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. O.M.). Dr. Lisa is currently licensed to practice in the States of Pennsylvania and Florida.


​Dr. Lisa practices Traditional Chinese Medicine, combined with Orthopedic Acupuncture, a form of acupuncture that focuses on the musculoskeletal system in depth to treat pain, heal injuries and restore normal function to the body.​ 


​When not working, Lisa enjoys all things outdoors, especially SCUBA diving with her husband, traveling, hiking, and kayaking.

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Dr. Lisa McCoog


Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Nationally Board Certified in Oriental Medicine

  • Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine,
    American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine,
    San Francisco, CA

  • Certificate in Chinese Herbology,
    The WON Institute of Graduate Studies,
    Glenside, PA

  • Masters in Acupuncture (M.Ac), Valedictorian,
    The WON Institute of Graduate Studies,
    Glenside, PA

Licensing and Certification
  • Practitioner of Oriental Medicine (L.OM.),
    Pennsylvania Board of Medicine

  • Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (Dipl.OM.),
    National Certification Commission of
    Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

  • Acupuncture Physician (AP)
    Florida Board of Acupuncture

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