Dr. Colin Gold, DAOM, L.Ac. is a nationally board certified acupuncturist and herbalist licensed by the Oregon Medical Board. He moved to Portland to pursue his studies of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and completed his Masters and Doctorate at Oregon College of Oriental Medicine. Dr. Gold received advanced clinical training with Dr. Lee Chen Yu in Taiwan and at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans.
Colin was drawn to the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine because it combines a natural and intricate philosophy and worldview with the practical ability to help others directly through healing. In addition to Chinese medicine Dr. Gold has studied Traditional Tibetan Medicine and has practiced meditation from the Tibetan tradition for many years.
He specializes in the use of distal needle acupuncture methods for the treatment of pain and customized Chinese herbal formulas to treat internal medicine disorders. Dr. Gold believes in an integrative approach that brings together the best of modern Western medicine with traditional Chinese medicine to provide the most comprehensive care.