Chinese Medicine is one of the great loves of my life. I enjoy taking care of my patients, and I look forward to going into the clinic to work every day. I specialize in individualized care and in building long term partnerships with my patients. My training enables me to treat most conditions, but I in my practice, I have a special focus on treating pain, women's health and fertitlity, and mental health/stress/addiction.
It's my philosophy to work in partnership with my patients to get fantastic results in a way that is both comfortable and therapeutic. First, I spend ample time educating my patients at every appointment. I enjoy explaining the "why" behind my health recommendations, and I believe in discussing the range of treatment options available. It's also a priority for me to make time to answer all my patients questions and to provide helpful practical advice. I believe that it's my job to teach my patients how to live well, so they don't need to come in for constant care. In the long run, people get the best results when they know how to manage their own day to day health, and when they have the tools and supplies to do so.
Secondly, I believe that every body is different and that everyone has different preferences and needs. Your comfort is a key aspect that I consider before planning every treatment. In my practice, I develop a treatment plan specifically for you and your unique situation, limitations, and circumstances. I work with your physical comfort level as well. If you feel vulnerable exposing a particular area of the body for any reason, I will work around the area you consider to be off-limits to ensure you have a great treatment experience. I also specialize in non-needling modalities, including Chinese style bodywork (massage), Moxibustion, Cupping, Gua Sha, Tuning Fork therapy, and Chinese Herbal and nutritional supplements. Chinese Medicine is a diverse medicine, and there are many modalities that don't use needles and are effective to treat pain. It's my philosophy to work with you and your unique, specific needs at every appointment.
Lastly, access to care is paramount. I believe that everyone should have access to acupuncture's health benefits because acupuncture is safe and so helpful for most conditions. Thus, my clinic offers free walk-in acupuncture appointments twice a month as part of our community service initiative. I also regularly donate free personalized treatments to the community, and accept most insurance.
Natalie Mich does not have any board certifications listed.
Why It Matters: Natalie Mich's Board Certifications
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Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Oregon.
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No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
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Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
What are board actions?
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor's board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
University Of Wisconsin / Madison
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
Oregon College Of Oriental Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2013
Oregon College Of Oriental Medicine Intern Clinics
Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
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Media & Publications
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Awards & Recognition
What is a recognized doctor?
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Are board certified.
Have not had their license surrendered or revoked since Healthgrades started collecting data in 2000.
Have no malpractice judgments, adverse arbitration awards, or monetary settlements for the last five years in the states in which Healthgrades can collect malpractice data.
Are free of state or federal disciplinary actions (sanctions) for the last five years.
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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