Eric Chi was born and raised in New Jersey. He grew up in East Brunswick and graduated from Rutgers University. During his undergraduate years, he studied biochemistry and had the opportunity to research alternative medicine. After he received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biochemistry, he was inspired to continue his studies in Chinese Medicine at the New England School of Acupuncture in Massachusetts. There, he learned about acupuncture and herbal medicine and graduated with a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. During his time at the New England School of Acupuncture, he had the opportunity to work in multiple hospital settings and saw patients with concerns ranging from infectious disease to infertility. He is also a diplomate of the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture. When he is not treating patients, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar, and watching movies.