About Thomas Martin, LAc., acupuncturist practicing in Portland, Oregon

Thomas Martin, LAc.

Thomas Martin has over 20 years 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 has maintained an active interest in natural medicine and yoga (which he taught for several years in the past) his entire adult life.

He has been practicing in Portland, Oregon since 1994 and is licensed with the Oregon Board of Medicine and certified by the National Committee for the Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

For several years now he has been researching and practicing integrative acupuncture, a simple, highly effective treatment featuring the scientific clarity, precision and evidence-based orientation of modern medicine.

Thomas currently provides acupuncture services at the integrative primary care clinic Elevate Health in NW Portland.

He is also a senior acupuncturist (on staff since 1994) at The Immune Enhancement Program in Portland. IEP specializes in chronic disorders such as Complementary Cancer Care, HIV, Hepatitis C, MS, autoimmune disorders and pain conditions where clients who are usually undergoing standard medical treatment elsewhere are treated with acupuncture, supplements, herbal medicine and massage.

Additionally, Thomas worked for nearly five years utilizing acupuncture in substance abuse recovery clinic and in local prisons. Over the years this work has resulted in a considerable depth and breadth of experience. Thomas has honed his precise and empathetically applied acupuncture skills working with a wide variety of clients and medical conditions.


Major insurance plans such as Kaiser, Providence, ODS and others accepted.


Thomas Martin primarily treats patients at Elevate Health, a family medicine, functional medicine and wellness center in Northwest Portland, Oregon. Please call 503-227-0350 for appointments and inquiries.

To inquire about Thomas's other location options, please call him directly at 503-784-7021.

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