Peter is a health and wellness consultant, teacher and practitioner of Oriental Medicine, specializing in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  By using education and self understanding, Peter, helps patients learn to better navigate the flow of their lives and find balance.  He has helped many people find solutions for their health problems without the use of pharmaceuticals or surgery.   One of his core philosophies is that there may two medicines, east and west, but there is only one body.  Peter’s treatment plans incorporate the coordination of many perspectives to help create systemic, comprehensive, lasting health and well-being.  Peter offers lectures on the foundations of natural law and preventative medicine.

Peter is an Acupuncturist and Chinese Herbal Medicine Practitioner with 20 years of medical training, teaching and clinical experience in multiple settings ranging from hospitals to outpatient private practice.  Peter earned his medical degree in Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine and Chinese Herbal Medicine from Bastyr University, Seattle, Washington. Peter completed medical residencies at Bastyr University Seattle,  Kyung Hee University Seoul, Korea, Guang An Men Hospital Beijing, China and Chengdu University of TCM, Chengdu, China.  He maintains expertise in both 8 principles and 5 element theories of Chinese Medicine. He achieved a core teaching faculty position of the Graduate Program of Oriental Medicine at Mercy College NY, NY. 

Peter’s rich academic background has provided a platform of understanding and knowledge that allows him to address patient care with a balance between symptomatic presentation and the root of illness and health.  His work with world class athletes and professional dancers has allowed him to further enhance his understanding of health, performance and wellness.  Treating an Olympic caliber athlete requires fine tuning health and optimizing every health system to maximize results.  This is the root of preventative medicine.  The ability to anticipate problems before they arise, an art of medicine rarely practiced today. 

 


Accredited Education

Bastyr University

• Masters of Science of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (2000)

• Bachelors of Science in Oriental Medicine (1999)

Oriental Internal Medicine Residency

• Chengdu University of TCM – Chengdu China  (1999)

• Kyung Hee University – Seoul Korea              (1999)

• Guanamen Hospital – Beijing China               (1999)

Brenneke School of Massage

• Graduate of Massage Program (1998)

Medical Licenses

Washington

• Washington East Asian Medical Practitioner (2004-Present)

• Washington State Massage License (1998-1999)

New York

• Licensed Acupuncturist (2001-2004) 

Certifications

National

• Diplomat in Acupuncture, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (2000-Present)

• Diplomat in Chinese Herbology, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

• Clean Needle Technique, 1997, Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine