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co-founder of Mattos Medical Group, Acupuncture Physician, Doctor of Oriental Medicine I am a Acupuncture Physician in Tampa, FL. I studied at the Florida College of Integrative Medicine, and graduated with a Bachelor in Health Sciences and a Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. These studies include specialized training in acupuncture, Chinese and Western herbs, nutritional therapy, cupping, tuina (oriental massage), moxibustion, and other modalities. I also received additional training from renowned physicians including Dr. Li-Chun Huang in Advanced Auricular Acupuncture and Dr. Richard Tan in the Meridian Balance Method. And I've also been trained in Acupoint Injection Therapy and Homotoxicology. I successfully completed an internship in China at the PLA Military Hospital where I gathered a complete understanding of Chinese healing and culture which I integrate into my practice today. I am a member of the Florida State Oriental Medicine Association (FSOMA) and Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM). SPECIALTIES:-Sports Injuries-Headaches and Neck Pain-Low back Pain-Digestive Issues-Auricular Medicine-Functional medicine-Nutritional Management ∗ Certifications and Education History: ∗ Functional Medicine University : 2015 - current ∗ Medical2 Inc. Medical Certification Agency- Certificate of Completion Phlebotomy EKG Certification 4/12 Tampa, FL ∗ Florida Medical Training Institute - Certificate of Completion Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (BLS) / EKG 4/12 Tampa, FL ∗ Expanded Vision - Certificate of Completion/TrainingIridology and Training with DV2009U 5/08 Tampa, FL ∗ CRITICAL Concepts Medical Education – IV Therapy 1/08 Orlando, FL ∗ Florida State Oriental Medical Association member since 2007 Orlando, FL ∗ Florida College of Integrative Medicine – Graduated M.S. Degree in Oriental Medicine B.S. Degree in Professional Health Studies 12/07 Orlando, FL ∗ Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental MedicineClean needle technique 12/07 Boston, MA ∗ Florida College Of Integrative Medicine – Certificate of Completion Acupoint Injection Therapy Homeopathic Medicine 11/07 Orlando, FL ∗ General Hospital of the Chinese people Liberation Army 7/07 Beijing, China ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & TrainingAuricular Medicine Seminar Level 6 10/05 Orlando, FL ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & TrainingAuricular Medicine Seminar Level 5 9/05 Orlando, FL ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & TrainingAuricular Medicine Seminar Level 4 8/05 Orlando, FL ∗ California Acupuncture Board – Certificate of CompletionAcupuncture 1,2,3, By Dr. Richard Tan Herbal Alternatives to Drugs Top 50 Formula 7/05 New York, NY ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & Training Auricular Medicine Seminar Level 3 7/05 Orlando, FL ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & TrainingAuricular Medicine Seminar Level 2 6/05 Orlando, FL ∗ Auricular Medicine International Research & TrainingAuricular Medicine Seminar Level 1 5/05 Orlando, FL ∗ Bio-Therapeutic, Inc. - Certificate of Completion Professional Bio-Dermology TherapistProfessional Bio-Brasion Therapist 6/04 Tampa, FL ∗ Acumed Medical - Certificate of CompletionETPS Neuromechanical Therapy 12/03 Tampa, FL ∗ Microcurrent Research , Inc, -Acutron MentorFacial Rejuvenation Seminar & Effective Pain Treatment 11/03 Orlando, FL ∗ Tampa Bay Technical Center – Course of StudyMedical Billing Specialist (108 hrs) 12/01 Tampa, FL ∗ U.S. Seminar CorporationMedical Billing and collections 10/01 Tampa, FL ∗ Mettler Electronics Presented by Dr. Yerger D.C. – Certificate of CompletionApplication of Ultrasonic Therapy & Electrical Stimulation 11/99 Clearwater, FL ∗ Suncoast School of Massage – Graduated 11/99 Tampa, FL