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Neil R. Gumenick is the founder and director of The Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc. in Los Angeles, which offers post-graduate training in this unique system of medicine. He is a master-level practitioner and has been in private practice since 1981. He holds three degrees and an advanced teaching credential from the College of Traditional Acupuncture in the U.K.
Neil has been a professor at Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine and SAMRA University, and taught at the UCLA and USC Schools of Medicine, the Pacific Symposium, CSOMA Expo, AOM Alliance Expo, the Worsley Institute of Classical Acupuncture, California Acupuncture College, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, New England School of Acupuncture, Pacific Rim College, Southern California University of Health Sciences, and Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine. He is a founding member of the Worsley Institute of Classical Acupuncture and a contributor to the California Journal of Oriental Medicine.
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