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James Phillips, DAOM, LAc

Department of Acupuncture

DAOM, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, 2018
MSOM, AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, 2004
BA, Baylor University, 1997

Dr. Phillips began his education in Chinese medicine in 1994 in the city of Kunming, in China. While completing his BA in Chinese Literature he attended clinical rotations for two years at Kunming City Hospital. In 1997, he continued his studies in Chinese Herbology in Taibei, Taiwan. Phillips earned his MSOM and DAOM degrees at AOMA. He retains his close ties with Chinese language and culture. In addition to acting as a translator for Chinese doctors and publishing companies, Phillips is co-owner of Turtle Dragon Herb and Tea, Co. and he maintains a private Chinese medical practice in Austin, TX. He has been teaching various aspects of Chinese medicine since 2000. Dr. Phillips currently teaches Biomedical Theories on Meridians and Qi.