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Why Choose a DAOM?

Mary Mees, LAc, DAOM

 (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine)  


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Why should you choose working with a DAOM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) versus someone who is just a L.Ac. (Licensed Acupuncturist)?  A Licensed Acupuncturist who has completed and received a DAOM degree has earned a dual-specialization in Internal Medicine & Physical Medicine. The dual-specialty approach focuses on key areas of modern healthcare while implementing cutting-edge best practices grounded in tradition.

In short, practitioners of Oriental medicine who earn their DAOM are equipped with the advanced clinical and professional skills they need to expertly address the needs of today’s diverse patient population.

Dr. Mees earned The Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine which offered her the opportunity to develop her skills as a practitioner by teaching her the professional skills necessary to build and expand her clinical practice. The professional curriculum that Dr. Mees completed included advanced training in all aspects of TCM/Oriental medicine and within two core specialty areas, applicable biomedical science and advanced patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment. The skills and knowledge that Dr. Mees acquired from her dual-specialization in Internal Medicine and Physical Medicine allows her to collaborate with health care practitioners in multiple disciplines to treat patients, conduct research and engage in other scholarly activities.

Dr. Mees’ training and DAOM program permitted her to learn from experienced and successful teachers and practitioners who demonstrate superior knowledge and skill in their fields with a passion and commitment to healing. The program she completed was designed to foster collaboration, build professional networks and participate in unique clinical learning experiences which prepared Dr. Mees on a deeper level in Oriental medicine and/or integrative medicine as a skilled practitioner, respected professional colleague, teacher, leader and innovator.  Learn how Dr. Mees is using her knowledge of integrated medicine combining ancient wisdom with modern technology with the introduction of LED red light therapy.

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