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Thomas Martin, LAc


Treatment tailored to his clients' goals.

Thomas Martin, LAc has more than 25 years of experience successfully treating patients with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. In 1988 he first began studying Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in London, England. In 1992 he completed the first full-time, three-year acupuncture and TCM program approved by the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists in New Zealand. In addition, he has a master’s degree in Sociology from the University of Auckland, NZ.

Thomas Martin’s approach to acupuncture is simple and effective, refined over his years of clinical experience working with a wide variety of clients and medical conditions. He follows current research and employs scientifically-supported findings in his practice. Treatment is tailored to your goals in an accepting, supportive environment. He always endeavors to clearly explain likely outcomes, treatment limitations, and answer questions in clear, contemporary language.

Originally from New Zealand, Thomas came to Portland in the early 1990s where he has practiced ever since.  He is licensed with the Oregon Board of Medicine and certified by the National Committee for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

In his spare time he has a passion for experiencing land, sky and sea in their great variety so close to Portland and enjoys hiking, yoga, photography, gardening and writing poetry.

Learn more about his acupuncture practice at Elevate Health.

See additional information regarding his practice at his website.


TCM study, London 1988

TCM 3-year study completion, New Zealand, 1992

M.A in Sociology, University of Auckland, NZ


Staff acupuncturist at the Immune Enhancement Program, Portland, OR, since 1994


Appointments are available Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9a.m. - 5 p.m.


2230 NW Pettygrove St #110

Portland OR 97210

(503) 227-0350 tel

(503) 227-0745 fax