Chinese Herbal Medicine Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Chinese Herbology, Naturopathic Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Acupuncture Injection Therapy, Oriental Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Neuroscience, Physiology, Nutrition, Anatomy, Preventive Medicine, Environmental Medicine, Electroacupuncture Modalities, Herbal Medicine, Clinical Therapeutics, Nutritional Therapeutics, Alternative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, Natural Medicine, Life Extension, Anti Aging Medicine, Functional Neuroendocrinology, Natural Hormone Balancing, Pain Management, Age Management, Immunity, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Asian Medicine, Clinical Medicine, Asian Medicine Philosophy, Chinese Medical Philosophy, Chinese Acupuncture, Japanese Acupuncture, Clinical Nutrition, Chinese Medicine Methodology, Menopausal Syndrome Diagnosis, Menopausal Syndrome Treatment, Hepatitis C Virus Integrated Treatment, Hepatitis C Virus Management, Herbal Prescriptions, Aesthetic Mesotherapy, Mesotherapy, Lipotherapy, Meso Lipotherapy, Natural Therapies, Herbal Therapies, Herbal Pharmacological Effects, Herbal Treatment, Psychiatric Disorder Herbal Treatment, Mental Disorder Integrated Management, Emotional Disorder Integrated Management, Eastern Medicine, Western Eastern Medicine Integration, Medicinal Plant Usage, Medicinal Plant Safety, Natural Antiviral Compounds, Natural Antiviral Medication, Viral Immunity Enhancement, Viral Disease Treatment, Viral Disease Prevention, Acupuncturist, Nutraceutical Product Opinion, Nutraceutical Formula Opinion, Nutraceutical Product Design, Nutraceutical Formula Design,

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Doctor of Oriental Medicine (O.M.D.): Sino-American University of Oriental Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1986

Shanghai College of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Hospital Rotations, Shanghai, China, 1987

California Acupuncture College: Diploma in Acupuncture (honors graduate), San Diego, CA, 1983

University of California, San Diego and Berkeley: neurosciences, physiology, nutrition and Chinese language studies, 1980-1991

Sierra College, anatomy

Mira Costa College: medical terminology, 1979

University of Costa Rica: natural history and anthropology, 1968

University of Alaska: wildlife biology and anthropology, 1967-1970

Licenses and Certifications

Licensed Acupuncturist, California, 1983
Licensed Acupuncture Physician, Florida, 1995
Board Certified, Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM): 1994
Board Certified, Naturopathic Physician (ANMA): 1997
Fellow, American Association of Integrative Medicine, 2001
Acupuncture Injection Therapy Certified: Florida, 2004


1983-1985 Private practice: California Acupuncture College Clinic, San Diego, CA

1984-1985 Clinical Director: A Preventive Medicine Clinic, management of group practice of five doctors and seven office staff; private practice, Del Mar, CA

1985-1987 Co-Founder: A Medical Clinic, Del Mar, CA: private practice in acupuncture, nutritional and environmental medicine, including extensive use of electroacupuncture modalities (EAV, Vega, Dermatron), and clinical director until September 1986

1985-1989 Co-Founder: An Acupuncture and Herb Center, San Diego: private practice in acupuncture and herbal medicine; management of three doctors and staff

1990-1995 Founder: A Clinic of Natural Medicine, private practice: Acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional therapeutics; management of two doctors and staff, San Diego, CA

1993-1998 Director of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Center for Women’s Medicine, complementary practice of acupuncture and natural medicine in large medical group, San Diego, CA

1996-1999 Chiropractic Clinic: private practice of naturopathic and Oriental medicine in association with chiropractic group: Solana Beach, CA

1999-2004 Private Practice: emphasis on life extension, functional neuroendocrinology, natural hormone balancing, and pain management: California

2005-Present Private Practice: emphasis on age management and immunity: Florida

Injection Therapy

Acupuncture Injection Therapy, Swihart Enterprises, 60-Hour Certification Course, November 2004
Introduction to Aesthetic Mesotherapy - American College for Advancement in Medicine, April 2005
Acupuncture Injection Therapy - East West College of Natural Medicine: 60 hour course, June 2005
Mesotherapy and Lipotherapy - International Meso-Lipotherapy Society: November 2005

Teaching and Academic Positions

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Affiliations and Memberships

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