Newport Wellness Group

With over 40 years of combined experience, this mother-daughter duo are two of the leading acupuncturists in Orange County.

Dr. Shohre Mehvar, OMD, LAc

Integrative Medicine High Quality Acupuncture, Mind Body Medicine, Life Coaching, Health Coaching, Self-Esteem and Transitional Coaching, and Eastern Emotional Counseling

“As a natural healer I do believe in prevention, self-care and the vital integration of acupuncture as standard care.”

Dr. Mehvar attended South Baylo University where she received her Bachelors in Holistic Science as well as her Masters and Doctorates in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is licensed in the State of California and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Dr. Mehvar continues to obtain post-graduate education to meet the needs of patients facing complex, contemporary health and lifestyle challenges. In 2010, she completed continuing education at Harvard Medical School for clinical training in Mind-Body Medicine, which is Herbert Benson’s program differentiating Mind-Body Medicine from other programs. She completed biofeedback training and certification in 2007.

She has obtained education from the Institute of Functional Medicine in 2019. Obtained certification in nutritional pain management from the Academy of Integrated Pain Management, taught by Dr. Robert Bonakdar.

One of her greatest achievements is her unique weight loss program. Dr. Mehvar’s own six-week protocol incorporates a special diet along with acupuncture for reduced craving, stimulating metabolism and endocrine system. In addition to weight loss, the doctor specializes in pain management, fibromyalgia, depression, and her renowned acupuncture face-lift. Due to varied methods of healing, Dr. Mehvar has helped patients ranging from professional athletes to those suffering from mental health conditions.

As a survivor of stage three-breast cancer, she has deep understanding of those struggling from both physical and mental issues. She individualizes treatment for every person and offers a flexible schedule- especially in times of emergency. Being one of the best in her field, it is her compassion and sympathy for patients that truly make her one of a kind. Dr. Mehvar is absolutely adored by her patients for her ability to help patients with not only their current issues but also their overall quality of life. Her modern, environmentally friendly office in Newport Beach paired with her calming nature provides a peaceful escape while allowing patients to naturally heal.

She was a member of several associations including: Integrated Medical Association, American College of Nutrition, Academy of Integrated Health and Medicine (AIHM), and Academy of Integrated Pain Management (AIPM).

She has been licensed and board certified in the state of California since 2002. In the state of CA, licensed acupuncturists are educated and deemed primary care providers, who do not require referrals.

Dr. Shabnam Pourhassani L.Ac. Q.M.E, DACM, MSHS, FABORM, CHt

Primary Care Provider, Herbalist, Hospital Based Acupuncturist, Health System Researcher, Consultant

Dr. Pourhassani is a second-generation licensed acupuncturist and herbalist with a Bachelors in Holistic Science and a Masters and Doctorates in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She is a graduate of South Baylo University where she did clinical research on Fibromyalgia resulting in a clinical award upon graduation. Licensed in both California and New York. She has been appointed a qualified medical evaluator (QME) by the state of California since 2012 (QME). She as nationally certified for acupuncture by the NCCAOM.

She is affiliated with multiple hospitals, where she provides consultations for acupuncture for specific health conditions.

She took time off from her private practice to volunteer her monthly at Lestonnac Free Clinic since February 2014 until December 2017.

Motivated to continue advancing her methods and education, Dr. Pourhassani received additional years of post-graduate training in infertility, pregnancy, and pediatrics. Her monumental success stories with women once unable to conceive with IVF inspired her to become an esteemed fellow of the American Board of Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). She was a member and ad hoc volunteer at the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).

With other areas of expertise in post-surgical rehab, narcotic none-pharmaceutical taper and addiction rehab, Dr. Pourhassani stresses the importance of a alternative primary care and obtaining consultations from her as soon as symptoms start, injuries occur. Recovery and Outcomes are time sensitive.

Dr. Pourhassani, is board-certified as an acupuncturist and herbalist. She is the only acupuncturist in Orange County who provides integrative primary care

“I prefer taking care of patients who are seeking alternatives to pharmaceuticals and surgery, she explains. “I enjoy patients who want to age healthier and enjoy a higher quality of life”

Not unlike her mother, she has an overwhelming ability to put her patients at ease. Her personality along with her lifestyle strategies and researched treatments make her one of the youngest accomplished in her field. She has been board certified since 2008 and in practice closer to two decades.

With experience, skill, and compassion, both practitioners are known for providing the perfect blend of East-meets-West healing techniques, proprietary protocols, and effective life-changing outcomes.

Many of their methods are the outcomes of over a decade of research and development. Experience expectational care at Newport Beach’s premier acupuncture clinic.

Referrals are not necessary, Call Today to make an appointment for in-person or virtual consultations.


  • Physician Burn Out
  • Occupational Stress
  • Pain Relief
  • Weight Loss (Dr. Mehvar)
  • Sport Injury
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Menopause
  • Adjunct Cancer Care


  • Failed IVF
  • Natural Conception
  • Male Infertility
  • Post-operative care
  • Scar tissue
  • elimination
  • Orthopedics
  • Arthritis
  • Pregnancy
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Emotional
  • Wellbeing
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Cosmetic Acupuncture