Indian River Health Center

Kyung (Kay) Lee, DAOM, LAc, NCCAOM, MT (ASCP)

Kyung (Kay) Lee,

Dr. Kay Lee completed her studies in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine (OM) at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Lee is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) and board certified National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).

Dr. Lee also completed her Doctoral Degree of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in San Francisco, California.  In addition, Dr. Lee accomplished advanced certification in Neuro-Acupuncture for Neurological conditions including: PTSD, Parkinson’s Disease, Facial Neuritis and Bell’s Palsy, Post Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Anxiety, Fibromyalgia, Tremor, Alzheimer’s Disease, Lower Back Pain of acute and chronic nature.

Dr. Lee is a Licensed Medical Technologist (MT, ASCP) and has worked in the Clinical Pathology Department of MidMichigan Medical Center (Midland and Alma), Michigan.  Dr. Lee dedicated 20 years to the University of MidMichigan Health Systems as well as 10 years to the Clinical Pathology Core Laboratory University Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.

Dr. Lee’s extensive background and education in Western Medicine coupled with Traditional Chinese Medicine supports integrated treatments for many conditions.

Education and Postgraduate Training

BS (Physics) Ewha University, Seoul, S. Korea

BS (Medical Technology) Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL

Medical Technology Internship, University Medical Center, Jacksonville, FL

MSA (Health Services Administration) Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI

BS (Nutrition) Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL

MSOM (Oriental Medicine) Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL

DAOM (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) ACTCM at California Institute of Integrated Studies, San Francisco, CA

Professional Licensure

 LAc, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM #162987

Medical Technologist, ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologist) #154135 MT

State of Florida Board of Acupuncture #AP 4389


Certified comprehensive training in Neuro-Acupuncture #NA000045

Level III : 05/2019

Level II  : 05/2018

Level I  : 10/2017

Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist (NADA) #12232

Work History and Professional Experience

2022-Present  Indian River Health Center, Vero Beach, FL

2020-2022       Michigan Acupuncture Clinics, Midland, MI

2019-2020       Family Wellness Center, MIdland, MI

2001-2013       Pathology Department, Midmichigan Medical Center – Gratiot / University of              Michigan Health System, Alma, MI

1993-2000       Chemistry Department Chair, Alma Medical Center, Alma, MI

1989-1991       Pathology Department, University Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1987-1989       Acting Supervisor in STAT laboratory, University Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

1983-1987       Medical Technologist in Core Laboratory, University Hospital, Jacksonville, FL

Research Experience

The Effectiveness of Adding Acupuncture to Standard Western Medical Care vs. Standard Western Medical Care Alone in Treatment for Facial Nerve Paralysis and/or Bell’s Palsy: A Literature Review, ACTCM at California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA (Advisor: Dr. Kris LaPoint), August, 2018.

Traditional Chinese Medicines Applied as Complementary and Alternative Medicine into the Health-Care System, Major Research Paper, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL (Advisor: Dr. Robert Chelnick), October 2015.

History of Chinese Medicine, Research Paper, Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, Chicago, IL (Advisor: Ms. Michelle Kopteros), November 2014.

Autoimmune Deficiency, Master’s Thesis, Central Michigan University Press, 1995.

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