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Instructor Biography


David Lerner MTCM, LAc.

David Lerner is a Licensed Acupuncturist in Washington state and he is nationally board certified (NCCAOM) in acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He graduated from NIAOM with a Masters in Acupuncture in 1994, and was the school's first recipient of a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2000. In 1997 he did post-graduate training at the Beijing Cancer Institute and the Chengdu university of TCM where he trained with doctors specializing in oncology, gynecology, gastroenterology and dermatology. He has studied extensively and/or preceptored with many skilled clinicians including Chip Chase, Sharon Weizenbaum, Mazin Al-Khafaji, Alex Tiberi, Isaac Cohen, Datis Kharrazian and Janet Lang. David is currently enrolled in the Certified Nutritionist program through Huntington College of Health Sciences.

In addition to maintaining a private practice, David was a clinical and didactic faculty member at NIAOM from 2000-2003, and was the herbalist at the Kang Wen HIV clinic from 1999-2002. He co-authored a paper in the March, 2000 issue of Clinical Perspectives in Gastroenterology titled "The Use of Chinese Herbal Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology", as well as a paper on vitamin D that appeared in the spring, 2008 issue of the Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Journal.

Utilizing Chinese medicine and clinical nutrition, David treats a wide variety of disorders with a focus on endocrine imbalances, adjunctive breast cancer care, fertility enhancement, as well as various digestive, skin, and respiratory disorders. David is very comfortable interfacing with western medical practitioners, has a vast referral network, and a good sense of how to best utilize the various schools of integrative medicine. He is passionate about combining the innate wisdom of Oriental medicine with modern scientific discoveries.


David Lerner
Dragonfly Holistic Healing
760 N. 34th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 789-5448
www.david-lerner.com



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