About Us

Located in “The Jewel of the Inland Empire” in Redlands, California, Iris Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic offers the highest level of care to enable people to live richer lives and reach their highest potential. With this goal in mind, we proudly serve our patients and the community of the Inland Empire and beyond.

What sets us apart from other clinics is that we spend more time with our patients, listening and understanding health issues and concerns completely, resulting in better care and better results.  Our caring approach ensures that our patient’s needs are fully met, helping to achieve abundant health and vitality, faster and safer. We listen carefully to treat the whole patient and not just the disease.

We provide a comprehensive evaluation and diagnosis for everyone we treat.

We educate extensively, giving ample information about your health concerns and explaining what you can do to prevent health problems in the future.

We create individualized treatment plans based on your goals.  Many health care professionals use similar protocols on all of their patients.  At Iris Acupuncture and Herbal Clinic, we tailor a treatment plan specifically to your needs.

We use an integrative approach where East meets West.  In addition to traditional Chinese medical diagnostics, we offer a strong knowledge of Western medical practices.


Meet Dr. Christina Gwak, Ph.D., O.M.D., L.Ac.

With over 25 years of practice and research, Dr. Tina Gwak has a deep knowledge and understanding of Traditional Oriental Medicine as well as Western Medicine. As an academic, she has degrees from prestigious universities Sookmyung Women’s University and Kyung Hee University in Seoul, South Korea. As a medical practitioner, she has dual Ph.D. degrees in Oriental Medicine and Western Medicine from China and the United States, in addition to her Oriental Medical Doctor title.

Dr. Gwak is licensed by the California State Board to practice acupuncture and herbal medicine. She has also received certificates in current western medical practices in Anatomy and Neurobiology from the University of California Irvine Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology.

Iris Acupuncture is dedicated to helping their patients achieve a better quality of life through the use of traditional Eastern healing methods to strengthen the immune system and create an equilibrium in the body to help relieve pain and reduce stress through natural healing.