About Me


Julie M. Grogan, J.D., M.S.A., L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., CPHPCA




Julie Grogan is a New York State licensed acupuncturist and received her Master of Acupuncture from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine of New York Chiropractic College.  Her training includes acupuncture and electroacupuncture, cupping, moxibustion, Tui Na (Chinese medical massage), Gua Sha (Chinese skin-scraping technique), Qi Gong (Chinese movement and breathing therapy) and Eastern dietary therapy.  She has worked in various settings, including the NYCC Rochester Health Center and Campus Health Center, Seneca Falls Health Center and the Canandaigua VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, New York.  Julie’s experience includes, but is not limited to, treating painful conditions, digestive disorders, emotional problems, skin conditions and respiratory disorders.  She has a special interest in all types of spinal cord injuries and the attendant problems arising from such injuries. She is also the only certified provider of hospice and palliative care acupuncture (CPHPCA) in Rochester, through the National Association of Hospice and Palliative Care Acupuncturists (NAHPCA).

Julie is also a licensed attorney and earned her Juris Doctor from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1998.  In 2003, Julie was almost killed in a car accident and afterward, turned to acupuncture for pain relief.  Having discovered acupuncture’s healing power, she decided to leave the practice of law and concentrate on learning Chinese medicine.

Julie graduated with honors from the Finger Lakes School of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and is a member of the Phi Chi Omega honor society.   She also was awarded the Master's of Acupuncture Clinical Excellence Award, which is bestowed upon those graduates who performed at a high rate of excellence during clinical rotations in multiple areas of patient care and delivery of treatment, including, but not limited to, patient diagnosis, treatment skills, documentation and professionalism.