Dr. Laurie Terzo, DAOM, L.Ac., FABORM, is licensed by the Acupuncture Board of California in both acupuncture and herbal medicine. Dr. Terzo graduated with a Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco with a dual specialty in Women’s Health and Pain Management. She is currently working on research on the combined use of traditional Chinese medicine and IVF in infertility.
Dr. Terzo is also a board certified Fellow with the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM). This is a concentrated subspecialty in Fertillity & Reproductive Medicine within the field of Oriental Medicine. The ABORM board was formed by leading professionals in Oriental Reproductive Medicine to set a standard of care in the field and ensure that practitioners who are treating patients with Oriental Medicine in the field of Reproductive Health are doing so with a qualified knowledge and experience. Traditional Chinese Medicine is a powerful medicine in its own right with a long history of treating reproductive disorders, and patients who are struggling with infertility will benefit most from knowledge of, and access to, both medicines – Western and Oriental Medicine.
She is an expert in acupuncture and herbal medicine and uses a holistic approach to treating each person. She combines acupuncture, herbal medicine, lifestyle recommendations, lab work, and nutritional recommendations to create an individualized treatment. In her practice, she treats a wide variety of complaints in addition to women’s health & fertility issues, including stress/anxiety, depression, headaches/migraines, and pain conditions.
Laurie currently resides in Portland but is available for long distance consultation and treatment by appointment only.
Her advanced training in Oriental medicine includes: