Dean Buchholz, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac. (NCCAOM)

Dean BuchholzAfter completing his Bachelors’ of Science degree and working in the corporate world he went to acupuncture school. His interest in Chinese Medicine was an outgrowth of a lifelong interest in Asian philosophy and culture. He began studying this approach to wellness more than twenty five years ago through various forms of meditation and the martial arts.

He graduated from the Traditional Acupuncture Institute in Columbia, MD in 1999. As part of this training, he studied directly under professor J.R. Worsley. After receiving his Connecticut state license he began working at an integrated clinic in Brookfield Connecticut until moving to Charlotte, NC in early 2014 where he was invited to join the Hipple Acupuncture Clinic. He is experienced with working with diverse conditions such as pain, digestive & autoimmune disorders, insomnia, depression & anxiety, allergies, fertility challenges in men and women, with a special interest in addictions and preventative care. He also provides treatment care at a local detox center. He is nationally certified by the National Commission for Certification of Acupuncture and is licensed in the state of North Carolina.

In his free time he enjoys traveling, staying active with hiking, running, and the martial arts, continuing his studies in the healing traditions, trips to the mountains, and spending time with friends & family.