Palm Springs Acupunture Center

Michael Boyer, M.S., L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., CH

Professional Experience

Palm Springs Acupuncture Center, Palm Springs, CA, Owner, 2006 - present.

Lafayette Acupuncture Center, Lafayette, CA, Owner, 2002 - 2006

Three Treasures Clinic, Walnut Creek, CA, Owner, 1996-2002

Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland, CA, Faculty Member 1999-2001
- Instructor of Acupuncture and Practice Management courses

Walnut Creek Aquanuts Synchronized Swim Team, Home of 8 Olympic Gold medalists, Acupuncturist and Herbalist, 1996–2001
- Treating world class athletes for sports injuries and performance enhancement

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, 1997-2000
- subject matter expert, item writer, and examiner for the national acupuncture and herbology examinations.

Medical Insurance Exchange of California, 2002-present
- peer reviewer for the acupuncture professional liability insurance company.

Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA, Center for Elders Independence, 1994-1996
- Elder care, stroke victims, cancer patients, pain patients and others

Shiatsu Massage Therapist, 1990-1997
- Private Practice, Los Angeles, CA, 1990 -1992
- Private Practice, Walnut Creek, CA 1992 - 1997
- BC Massage Therapy, Concord, CA, 1992 – 1995
- Potrero Hill Healing Arts, San Francisco, CA, 1992 - 1996

Taiji Chuan and Qi Gong Practitioner, 1992-present

Yoga instructor, International Rejuvenation Center, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1986 - 1991


Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland, CA
- Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine – graduated 1995

Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland, CA
- Tuina Certification Program - graduated 1993

Shiatsu Massage School of California, Santa Monica, CA
- Shiatsu-Anma Massage Therapist - graduated 1991

Post graduate advanced training in Chinese medicine, ongoing
- Pain elimination, Sports Medicine, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Internal medicine, and Chinese Dietary Therapy


Chinese Medicine, a Study Guide for Single Herbs – Self published book, copyright 1994

Chinese Herbal Medicine, Formulas, a Study Guide - Self published book, copyright 1995

Public Speaking

Health Medicine Forum, Concord, CA – Chinese Dietary Therapy Seminar, 1998

Health Medicine Forum, Concord, CA – HMF Professional Symposium, 1997

Professional Associations

Member of CSOMA, California State Oriental Medical Association

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