Dr Nina Bing Liu - Chinese Doctor/Acupuncturist
Dr Nina Bing Liu (Lic. Ac. Liaoning TCMCI) is a Chinese doctor and experienced acupuncturist registered with the Acupuncture Council of Ireland (TCMCI). Dr Liu graduated in 2001 with a Bachelors Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from Liaoning University of TCM in Shenyang, China. She interned at Liaoning University TCM Hospital cardiology department and attained her doctor’s license the same year. In 2002, she came to Ireland and quickly established her great reputation as an acupuncturist and TCM practitioner. In 2004 she returned to China to complete her masters in gynaecology, completing her thesis on the treatment of infertility (focusing on autoimmune issues). She returned to Dublin the following year.
She travels back to China regularly to attend conferences and seminars to keep up to date with emerging developments in Chinese Medicine. Medicine is in Nina’s family. Her aunt is a professor of gynaecology at Liaoning University of TCM and Nina has assisted on various clinical research studies here. She is also part of a government led research team focusing on the effect of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in the treatment of infertility. And she continues to do online research while in Ireland.
Her area of expertise is women's health, specifically Infertility and IVF/IUI support and works closely with medical consultants in this area, in particular SIMs Clinic in Dublin.
Ciara Clissmann - Managing Owner, AcuPlus
Ciara Clissmann (Lic. Ac. C Nangjing TCMCI) is Practice Manager at AcuPlus. She is also a licensed acupuncturist (non practicing) registered with the Acupuncture Council of Ireland (TCMCI). Ciara completed her Diploma in Acupuncture with the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland (AFI) Dublin in 2005 after which she worked as an intern at University Hospital Nanjing, Jiangsu Provence, China.
On returning to Dublin in 2006, she set up her own private practice as well as working at the Fitzwilliam Health Centre, Fitzwilliam Place and Femplus Private Women’s Gynaecology Clinic, Blanchardstown. In 2008, she went on to work as a Business Development Manager in the Healthcare sector. She returned to the world of Chinese medicine to set up AcuPlus with Dr Liu in early 2015.