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Christina Captain, DAOM, Dipl. Ac., L. Ac.

Dr. Captain is a highly regarded expert in the field of Acupuncture.  She has performed well over 200,000 patient treatments in her career which spans over two decades.

In addition to lecturing and teaching across the US and internationally, her facility in Sarasota, FL. Is a training facility for healthcare practitioners from across the country and world.

Dr. Captain's knowledge and enthusiasm for health and wellness has earned her a reputation as a qualified lecturer, keynote speaker, and expert teacher throughout the United States.

My happy place is when patients tell me how much relief they have and how I have changed their lives for the better.


Florida licensed Acupuncturist

Florida Licensed Speech Language Pathologist

Nationally board-certified (NCCAOM) Diplomate of Acupuncture


Master of Arts degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Communication Disorders from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.

Master of Science degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MSAOM) from the East West College of Natural Medicine, Sarasota, Florida

Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition (MSHN) from the University of Bridgeport, CT.

Advanced Practice Doctorate with a specialty with a focus in Integrative Medicine at AOMA's Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Austin, TX.

Additional Training

M.D. Anderson in pain management and integrative cancer therapies

Injection Therapy Qualified

Continuing Education Provider – NCCAOM and FL Board of acupuncture

Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture

Jaffe-Mellor Technique

Published Author

"Laboratory Analysis for the TCM practitioner" clinical textbook published by Jessica Kingsley Publishing, UK.  2014

Professional Associations

  • American Society of Acupuncturists
  • Florida State Oriental Medical Association - FSOMA
  • Florida Board of Acupuncture
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine - NCCAOM