Angie studied acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in the UK and graduated from the London School of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1989. She was in practice for 8 years before coming to Seattle in 1997 to join the teaching faculty of the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NIAOM). Alongside her teaching she studied Chinese Herbal Medicine and received her Masters Degree in Acupuncture in 2002 from NIAOM. In the fall of 2002 she joined the Bastyr University clinic and didactic Faculty and at present continues to supervise the students of Bastyr's Acupuncture program as they rotate through her clinics in Seattle. Her teaching specialty is geriatric medicine and in particular, the treatment of stroke survivors, although she has extensive clinical experience in the following areas: women's health and cancer, chemical dependency, community acupuncture, and geriatric/end of life care.
Angie Hughes is committed to making acupuncture affordable by treating people on a sliding scale.