Doctor of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine; Board Certified in Anti-Aging & Integrative Medicine Ryan Lombardo, DAOM, ABAAHP, BCIM, L.Ac.

Ryan Lombardo, DAOM, ABAAHP, BCIM, L.Ac. has a rare combination of Eastern & Western training in health preservation and longevity. He is one of the few nationally board-certified Diplomats in Acupuncture that is also board certified in Anti-Aging Medicine by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners and Integrative Medicine by the American Association of Integrative Medicine. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Certificate of Business from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nutrition while pursuing his Master’s and Doctorate of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. While earning his Doctorate, he developed the curriculum for Nutraceutical Science and Chinese Medicine. In the Summer 2020, he completed Certification in The Science of Well Being from Yale University. Dr. Ryan has been in practice since 2003, specializing in weight loss, nutrition, metabolic health and disease, pain relief, inflammatory conditions, cosmetic acupuncture, and longevity. He has been featured in Self Magazine, American Spa Magazine, Day Spa Magazine, Natural Awakenings, Today’s Chicago Woman, the Chicago Sun-Times, WGN, Highland Park Neighbors, Modern Luxury’s NS & CS Magazines, and various other local and national media.

Lead Instructor Asa Waldstein, Certified Clinical Herbalist, Principal, Supplement Advisory Group

Asa Waldstein is a Certified Clinical Herbalist and a 20-year dietary supplement executive who is principal of the consulting company Supplement Advisory Group, a boutique group focusing on marketing risk analysis and practical marketing solutions for the web and social media.  He is the founder and host of Asa's Regulatory Education Series, a free educational platform focusing on GMP compliance, enforcement trends, and marketing tips for the supplement and hemp industries. He chairs the American Herbal Products Association's (AHPA) Cannabis Committee.  Learn more and contact him at