Michael Stubblefield L.Ac., HHP, has over 17 years of clinical experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture.
Michael Stubblefield L.Ac., HHP, has over 17 years of clinical experience with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). He is currently working on his Doctorate in Traditional Chinese Medicine Pacific College of Oriental Medicine; a rarity in the field.
He began his training in Martial Arts, Qigong, and Ashtanga yoga in 1993. This training inspired him to pursue a career in traditional Eastern therapies. In 1998, he attended Mueller College of Holistic Studies where he studied Acupressure, Chinese Tuina, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Indian Ayurveda.
In 1999, he began his study in Thai massage and working as a teacher’s assistant in his teacher’s Thai massage workshops.
In 2000, he traveled to China, where he had the opportunity to study with Dr. Xei Peiqi, an 82-year-old master of Yin Style Bagua Medical System. In 2004, to further his knowledge, Michael traveled to Thailand where he advanced his studies in Traditional Thai Massage. He studied at Wat Pho in Bangkok and then traveled north to Chiang Mai to study at the Old Medicine Hospital.
In 2005, Michael started his course work at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine where he later received a Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
He currently treats patients in his private practice utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese Food Therapy, and Western Nutrition. He also teaches Thai massage workshops in Escondido, CA. He continues to study and refine his skills with teachers from around the world.