Ryan Diener, L.Ac., Dipl. CH, MSOM
Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist
Co-Founder - Holistic Health Associates
Ryan strives to help his patients move forward in health and life, creating an ever evolving, energetic, and gratifying existence. He received a bachelor's degree in Biology from the University of Maryland, and studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe, NM, where he obtained a Masters of Science degree in Oriental Medicine and completed an apprenticeship in acupuncture and herbology. He then completed a two-year integration course with prominent author and acupuncturist, Lonny Jarrett, Classical Chinese Medicine with Jeffrey Yuen and is currently studying Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, an intricate system with a lineage tracing back to the Ming Dynasty.
Ryan is co-founder and Director of Holistic Health Associates, a health facility located in downtown Frederick integrating many aspects of health and wellness and has presented topics including: acupuncture, stress management, nutrition, and meditation for organizations such as Frederick County Bank, Head Start, Statefarm, The Wellness Center, and the Arc of Frederick County. In addition, Ryan serves as co-professor of advanced practice management for the PhD program at Maryland University of Integrative Health and sits on the board of directors for the Contemporary Oriental Medicine Foundation.
Ryan enjoys teaching, counseling and working with his patients to increase awareness in all aspects of their lives, improving their mental and physical well-being, engaging them to live up to their highest potentials.
Ryan started practicing in December 2003, and co-founded HHA in June 2005.