Jennifer Surjana, DACM, L.Ac.

Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist

Reproductive and Maternal Health Specialist

 

Dr. Surjana is a nationally board certified Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioner specializing in Women’s Health, with a focus on Reproductive and Maternal Health.



Jennifer received her Master of Science degree in TCM from the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Denver, and her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine degree from the Pacific College of Health and Sciences in San Diego. Since 2006, Dr. Surjana has spent her career immersed in reproductive and global maternal health and has had the honor of working with specialists around the world. In 2007, she completed a post-graduate program in Obstetrics and Pediatrics in Indonesia where she had the honor of studying and working with Midwife Robin Lim at Yayasan Bumi Sehat, a birthing center and clinic in Bali. Since then, Jennifer continues to travel regularly to Indonesia to work with women and children in communities throughout the islands.  

 

Dr. Surjana uses her advanced training and experience to assist couples who are trying to conceive, and to support women throughout pregnancy. She is honored to offer her services to couples in Hampton Roads, and to continue to build relationships with reproductive and maternal health experts near and far. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Acupuncture Society of Virginia. Jennifer maintains a natural, holistic, and grounded treatment approach while both respecting and appreciating modern medicine and the benefits that come from working within an integrated health spectrum. 

Collaborating Partner

Drs. Surjana and Pakrashi work together, synergistically, to support the best possible outcome for each patient or couple in our care. We are honored to offer patients in Hampton Roads evidenced based care that supports the body physically, mentally, and emotionally. 

Tarita Pakrashi, MD, MPH

Physician, Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist

Infertility Specialist

Shady Grove Fertility

 

Dr. Pakrashi is a board-certified reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist who has a lifelong interest in the mind-body aspect of women’s health. Dr. Pakrashi’s own experiences with the healthcare system, as well as the privilege of participating in her patient’s lives have led her to explore other practices that enhance an individual’s wellness.

After graduating medical school from in Mumbai, India, Tarita earned a Master’s in Public Health degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a focus on Maternal and Child Health. She subsequently trained as an obstetrician and gynecologist at the University of Cincinnati, where she was inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society. She stayed on at the University of Cincinnati as faculty in the division of Community Women’s Health. She worked with the divisional leadership to provide OBGYN care in Hamilton County to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in vulnerable populations.

Upon the completion of her fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Dr. Pakrashi was recruited to stay on as faculty at the Jones Institute of Reproductive Medicine in Norfolk, VA. Working with patients in different settings over the years, she believes there is a pressing need to improve upon status-quo and nurture the individual as a whole, especially during an individual’s journey to parenthood. She practices passage meditation, and after several years of hot yoga has come to appreciate the therapeutic benefits of Yin Yoga in her life.

Learn more about Dr. Pakrashi and Shady Grove Fertility HERE