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Jeff Gould, L.Ac, DiplAc. DiplCH
Jeff Gould, LAc, DiplAc, DiplCh earned his Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and has been in practice since 1999. He is board-certified both in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. Jeff is a professional member of the Maryland Acupuncture Society and is licensed to practice in Maryland. Trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Jeff practices what has come to be known in the literature as Modern Chinese Integrative Medicine, which includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese dietary therapy, Western nutrition, and bodywork, among other practices.
In his herbal practice, Jeff makes use of an extensive Chinese granular herbal dispensary. By combining individual herbs into classical and modern formulas, Jeff is able to tailor-make and modify formulas for the individual patient. While beneficial for various health concerns, this is particularly useful in the treatment of many gynecological conditions, as well as infertility and history of miscarriage. Jeff also utilizes his knowledge of Chinese herbalism as a clinic supervisor in the Chinese Herb Program at Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, MD.
Jeff participates in research at Johns Hopkins on Chinese Medicine and is currently providing acupuncture for “A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Double Blind Trial Assessing the Effect of Acupuncture in Reducing Musculoskeletal Symptoms in Breast Cancer Patients Taking Aromatase Inhibitors.” Additionally, he has co-written with Dr. Nilofer Azad the grant application “A Randomized Trial of Acupuncture for the Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy in Patients Treated with Oxaliplatin-Based Regimens,” which has been submitted to NIH for funding. He is currently writing a grant application to study the use of acupuncture in the treatment of gastroparesis that may have arisen as a side-effect of chemotherapy treatments in cancer patients.
Jeff is the editor of the textbook Treating Autoimmune Disorders with Chinese Medicine by Wanzhu Hou and assisted in the editing of Warm Diseases by Guohui Liu and has particular experience with these issues.
Jeff also has a Master of Education in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Maryland College Park. His Baccalaureate degree is from the University of Delaware in Psychology and Sociology.
Jeff is available to provide treatments at our offices at Green Spring Station and the Hackerman-Patz Patient and Family Pavilion, as well as inpatient at Johns Hopkins Hospital.