Buffalo Pain and Healing    
​                                   Dr. Bernard Hsu, MD

Our Acupuncturist

Dr. Hsu is passionate about helping patients and providing the best and newest treatments available.  In addition to his work at Buffalo Pain and Healing, he also holds a faculty position as  Assistant Clinical Professor at the University at Buffalo in the department of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine.  He is involved in training residents and fellows in pain management and was the previous Site Director of the pain medicine fellowship program at Veterans Administration Hospital in Buffalo.  

Outside of work, Dr. Hsu likes to spend time with his wife and two children.  Dr. Hsu enjoys basketball, skiing, traveling the world, watching movies, fishing, and computers.  He is active in the local community, his children's activities, and volunteers as a baseball coach for his son's little league team.  

Dr. Bernard Hsu was born and raised in the New York City region.  He finished his undergraduate at New York University with a major in Economics and Pre-Medicine.  He completed his medical school and residency training at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn and moved to Buffalo to complete his fellowship training in Pain Medicine at SUNY Buffalo.  He has dual board certification in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine.  In addition, he trained in medical acupuncture at Harvard Medical School and is licensed to practice in New York state.  

"Dr. Hsu is very kind and caring!"

"Very pleasant, spent quite some time answering my concerns."

"Dr. Hsu is an extremely kind and caring man. He cares for his patients and treats them with dignity and respect. He listens and answers every question or concern."

We believe in a healthy lifestyle and treatment modalities that will provide long-term pain relief for our patients.  While opiates/narcotics do have a place in the treatment of pain, we strive to utilize modalities other than addictive painkillers.  Dr. Hsu remains adamant about researching and utilizing the most up-to-date and advanced treatment options for patients.  At our office, patients will be shown compassion and sympathy.  We strive to create a genuinely personal and positive experience for our patients.  


Our philosophy

Buffalo Pain and Healing    
​                                   Dr. Bernard Hsu, MD

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Univera
  • Independent Health
  • Medicare
  • Worker's Comp
  • No-Fault
  • Most other PPO plans...

Insurances Accepted

About Us

​While studying at Pacific College, Jennifer further developed her appreciation for an integrative approach to patient care by participating in several externships, including the San Diego Cancer Center and Rady Children’s Hospital. She also treated diverse health issues interning at the senior’s health clinic in downtown San Diego. Her training continued at the Chengdu University of TCM in China, where she studied alongside prominent doctors and completed rounds in the hospital’s Endocrinology, Gynecology, and Acupuncture units. In addition, Jennifer is certified in Facial Rejuvenation Acupuncture. She has special interest and training in using essential oils with Aroma AcuPoint technique.

Jennifer believes Chinese medicine can be used as a powerful tool that naturally promotes the body’s healing potential, allowing for optimal health and wellness. She is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and using her knowledge of acupuncture and herbal medicine, dietary therapy and lifestyle modification to educate and empower patients. Outside of work, she loves spending time with her family, practicing yoga, hiking, dance and music, exploring new places and learning new things. 

Jennifer Hicks is a board certified acupuncturist and herbalist through the NCCAOM, and is licensed to practice in NY, NJ and California. She specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, sports-related injuries, pain management, and women’s health.  Jennifer graduated with honors from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, holding a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine. While studying in both NYC and in San Diego, she completed over 3,500 hours of theory and clinical practice. Additionally Jennifer completed a post-graduate yearlong training program in sports medicine acupuncture. 


 (from Practice Fusion)

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