David Richard, ND, LAc, is a California licensed Naturopathic doctor and acupuncturist. He received his doctoral degree in Naturopathic Medicine and Masterís degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Seattle, WA, the nationís leading institution in research and education of science-based natural medicine. Dr. Richard participated in a China externship at Shanghai Universityís Traditional Chinese Medicine teaching clinic, where he had additional training in internal medicine, gynecology, and the application of Chinese herbal medicine.
Dr. David Richardís mission is to educate individuals and communities on how to achieve optimal health and wellness in the most natural way possible. Through proper dietary habits, nutritional support, and an emphasis on preventative medicine, Dr. Richard believes everyone can achieve their health goals. He utilizes natural therapeutics, modern medical technology, and the knowledge of Western and Eastern medical philosophies to diagnose and formulate treatment plans specifically for the individual. He provides educational tools and lifestyle suggestions that empower individuals to take responsibility of their own health and well being.
When Dr. Richard is not practicing medicine, he enjoys the outdoors and returning to nature by hiking, camping, backpacking, mountain biking, and snowboarding. He also loves listening to music, playing basketball, weight training, yoga, racquetball, and golf.