Dr. Rhonda B. Hogan, DACM (formerly Hirsch)
Dr. Rhonda is the owner of Absolute Qi. She has held an Acupuncture license since 1999 and is licensed in New Jersey and nationally certified (NCCAOM). She is practicing in Somerset NJ.
Her style of acupuncture includes many disciplines including Acupuncture Physical Medicine (which includes trigger point release), Traditional Chinese Medicine and Japanese meridian therapy. Her personal style is polite, concerned and truly caring. People regularly comment on her listening abilities.
Dr. Rhonda excels at diagnosis. She takes all of the clues provided by you, your supplied medical information, her observations of your personal energy, your emotional state and stress level, your pulse, color, past medical treatments and their results, and much more into consideration when creating a treatment plan.
Dr. Rhonda graduated from Pacific College of Health Sciences (PCHS) with her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She previously obtained a Master of Science in Acupuncture and a Certificate in Traditional Chinese Pharmacology from Tri-State College of Acupuncture (TSCA), New York, NY.
During her time at TSCA she interned at Sidney-Hillman Center, New York, NY (a Beth-Israel HIV out-patient facility). Upon graduation from TSCA she studied at Shu-Guang Hospital, Shanghai, China.
Dr. Rhonda began her health care studies in 1985 while attending Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Biology with a psychology minor. During her time at Lehigh University, she volunteered in the physical therapy department as an assistant.
As a graduate of Somerset School of Massage Therapy in 1990, her related experience includes working as a massage therapist and as a microbiologist for Glaxo SmithKline in Piscataway.