“The mission of Six Fishes is to promote health and healing for people in every phase of life. We believe that Chinese medicine is a practical modality to treat disease, alleviate suffering and promote wellness. We are passionate about life-long learning. We share our expertise and scholarship with our patients, students and other practitioners with a spirit of generosity. It is our joy to enhance the health and wellbeing of the Philadelphia community with Chinese medicine”

Six Fishes is here to support the wellness of the community. We welcome all races, religions, and gender identities to our practice. We are committed to treating each person with compassion, skill and discretion.

You can trust our board certified and licensed acupuncturists and massage therapists will treat you with expertise and compassion. We will listen to you fully and partner with you on your journey towards better health. 


I have been going to Cara Frank for over 4 years and she has basically been my primary care doctor, keeping my health strong through huge life changes, curing my chronic sinus infections and allergies specifically, but really keeping my whole system in good shape. Cara is an expert in the field, an absolutely wonderful doctor, funny, down-to-earth, and caring friend to her patients. There is no woo-woo or weird stuff to worry about here. I HIGHLY recommend her practice (also Tansy Briggs who is excellent). My husband was a big skeptic, but after seeing my health flourish even during really stressful times, even he began to see Cara for accupuncture and herbs, and is equally impressed and grateful. I’ve been to both practices: one in center city, and the new one on Gray’s Ferry — both terrific!

D.C.