Dr. David Bole, PHD

Dr. David Bole, PHD

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Dr. David Bole, PHD is a traditional chinese medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL. He specializes in traditional chinese medicine, acupuncture, and more.Read his story

1216 NW 9th Ave

Gainesville, FL 32601

Contact Information

(352) 335-1975

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Dr. Bole's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bole "DAVID N. BOLE (Lama Losang), Ph.D., A.P.is director of the Traditional Acupuncture Center, a holistic health care facility offering a multi-dimensional approach to health and healing. He has been providing the finest health care services to the residents of North Central Florida for over 25 years. He earned his Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Psychology from the University of Florida and completed two additional postdoctoral degrees in acupuncture from the College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture in Oxford, England. Dr. Bole has studied acupuncture, herbal medicine, meditation and Tai Chi Chuan in the U.S., Europe, China, and Japan. He is currently licensed in Florida as an Acupuncture Physician (A.P.), and has been awarded both a Diplomate in Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.) and a Diplomate in Chinese Herbology (Dipl.C.H.) from the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Dr. Bole specializes in a painless, gentle and very effective non-invasive style of Five Element Japanese Meridian Therapy called Toyohari. In addition, he is a fully ordained monk (Gelong) and completed the traditional three year and threemonth retreat in the Karma Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism. He studied meditation under the direction of the renowned retreat master Khenpo Karthar Rinpoche. Lama David currently serves as the resident teacher for the Gainesville Karma Thegsum Choling (KTC), a branch of the Karma Triyana Dharmachakra Monastery (KTD) in Woodstock, N.Y., the North American seat of H.H. the 17th Gyalwa Karmapa. He teaches Asian medicine, meditation, Buddhist philosophy, stress management, and Tai Chi Chuan. As a Westerner trained in these ancient arts, he is able to bridge the gap between Eastern and Western philosophical approaches to health and healing. He teaches classes and workshops around the country designed to enhance awareness and health to students of all ages."
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4  Specialties

  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • Massage Therapy

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Bole does not have any board certifications listed.

17  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Acupuncture
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cupping Therapy
  • Diet Counseling
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Medical Acupuncture
  • Moxibustion
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pain Management
  • Stress Management
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Tui Na Massage

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Acupuncture Physician (A.P.)
    Other Education | Completed
  • College Of Traditional Acupuncture, Oxford, England
    Other Education | Completed
  • Diplomate In Acupuncture (Dipl.Ac.)
    Other Education | Completed
  • Diplomate In Chinese Herbology (Dipl.C.H.)
    Other Education | Completed
  • Ph.D. In Psychology
    Other Education | Completed
  • University Of Florida
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Bole has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Bole has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bole's Reviews

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Dr. Bole's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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