Zach is a licensed acupuncturist with a master’s degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego. Zach received his bachelor’s degree in psychology and philosophy the University of Nebraska and a massage degree from the School of Healing Arts of San Diego.
Over the past 12 years, Zachary has performed thousands of acupuncture and herbal treatments and has over 20 years experience in the general healing arts. He has worked in a variety of clinical settings including private and community clinics, San Diego Hospice, and Rady Children’s Hospital.
Zach’s extensive training includes several acupuncture styles including Japanese acupuncture, Balance Method, and Orthopedic Motor Point Acupuncture. His most influential teachers include Kiiko Matsumoto, Matt Callison, Richard Tan, and Yoshito Mukaino. He has over 20 years of experience in the healing arts of Yoga, Qigong (Chi Kung), Taijiquan (Tai Chi), and other mind-body awareness practices.
Zach’s acupuncture style is gentle and painless, yet very effective. It is so effective that many patients feel an immediate improvement in their symptoms. Zach treats a wide variety of conditions including sports injuries, insomnia, anxiety, hot flashes, intestinal disorders, and general pain management.
When not practicing medicine, Zach loves to be outdoors and frequently finds himself entertaining his children, bicycling, gardening, reading, and enjoying music.