About the Columnist

Bruce H. Robinson, MD, FACS, MSOM (Hon) lives in Fort Lauderdale Florida. He is a professor and the Associate Dean of the Montserrat Medical College in nearby Miami and is also a professor at the Atlantic College of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale. Dr. Robinson was the president of AIMC Berkeley, an acupuncture college located in the San Francisco Bay area, from 2007 to 2009. He is the author of two textbooks on the topic of integrating Western Medicine and Oriental Medicine: Biomedicine: A Textbook for Practitioners of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Blue Poppy Press (2007), and Western Physical Exam Skills for Practitioners of Asian Medicine, Blue Poppy Press (2009). Both of these textbooks are available at www.bluepoppy.com and also at www.amazon.com.

Dr. Robinson has created a number of distance learning modules on various topics of western biomedicine available through Blue Poppy Press at www.bluepoppy.com. A board certified general surgeon, he practiced medicine and surgery for 30 years, treating over 80,000 patients.

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