Jennifer S. Lopez, DOM, AP, DIHom is a Doctor of Oriental Medicine and licensed Acupuncturist in the state of Florida and is nationally board certified in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She is also a professional member of Acupuncturists without Borders. She is currently continuing her studies with the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine for her Doctoral in Oriental Medicine and she is a PhD candidate for the Shaghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the specialty, TCM Pediatrics.
Jennifer earned her Masters in Oriental Medicine and a Bachelors in Health Sciences from the Acupuncture and Massage College, located in the sunny Miami area. She also holds a Bachelor in Psychology and Fine Art from the University of Miami, as well as her Diplomat of Homeopathic Medicine from the British Institute of Homeopathy.
Dr. Lopez takes a multidisciplinary approach to treatment by incorporating different modalities like electro-stimulation, cupping, moxibustion, Tuina, and Chinese herbology to treat the whole body. She has studied different acupuncture masters on their techniques. This includes Master Tung’s points, Dr. Tan’s Balancing method, Five Elements, Eight Principles, Six States, Four Levels, and the mostly used Zang-Fu method of pattern differentiation.
Jennifer decided to pursue a career in Traditional Chinese Medicine after completing her studies for pre-med at the University of Miami and shadowing various physicians and emergency rooms. She knew she wanted to help others, but felt that her current path would not fully satisfy her purpose. She researched and found a passion through homeopathy and herbology, leading her discovery to Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Her treatment philosophy is to treat the whole person, addressing all aspects of her patients’ lives, taking into account their physical and mental health, diet, an lifestyle habits.
Dr. Lopez is a wife, mother to three children, two kittens and two parrots, and enjoys art, scuba diving, and various sports.