Matt’s enthusiasm for experiencing and extrapolating meaning from many cultures, philosophy, language, values, religion
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Matthew Brookman is a licensed acupuncturist practicing in downtown Washington DC and Silver Spring, Maryland.
Both offices are Metro and parking accessible. Matthew Brookman is a national board certified candidate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM), licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Colombia. A graduate of Tai Sophia, Matt uses an integrative style of classical and modern acupuncture techniques. He thrives on helping individuals achieve their personal wellness goals through attentive and personalized treatments.
A member of the Society for Integrative Oncology, Matt also specializes in helping patients before, during and after cancer treatment. In addition to specific health concerns, many clients seek treatment with Matt for stress reduction, boosting immune function, reducing dependence on pharmaceutical treatments (with participation of primary care providers) and achieving a greater sense of overall wellness that can be noticed on a daily basis.
Matt’s enthusiasm for experiencing and extrapolating meaning from many cultures, philosophy, language, values, religion, and using that information to help educate, advise and encourage those around him, brought him to the practice Chinese medicine. He continues to expand his knowledge by studying herbs and classical Chinese texts. He grew up in a medical household where disease and wellness were often the subject of intense conversation. His father is a Doctor of Osteopathy practicing anti-aging and functional medicine. Today, father-and-son conversations revolve around medicine from Western and Eastern perspectives.
In addition to his advanced degree in acupuncture, Matt also holds a MFA in Cinematography from New York University and a BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Matt married his college sweetheart, Estella and lives in the Metro DC area, where she is a museum professional. When not reading ancient Chinese texts or the latest studies in acupuncture, he enjoys, being with his family, drinking tea, cooking, and fitness.