Frank’s educational background and years of clinical experience using acupuncture, Chinese medicine and Dietary therapy have prepared him to treat a variety of disorders including, pain management, infertility, migraines, and mental illness.
After completing an extensive 3,000-hour masters-level program at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2004, Frank became licensed by the Ohio Medical board and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine.
In order to stay current on treatment strategies and standards of care in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, he frequently travels to Germany and around the country.
He believes a multidisciplinary approach to health care is very important and he encourages open dialogue between patients and their doctors when choosing studied and time-tested therapeutic options from a qualified practitioner. He has an expanding referral network from satisfied patients, local physicians, physical and massage therapists, chiropractors, and naturopaths.
MSTOM: Refers to the completion of a four-year graduate level acupuncture program at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Graduates receive more than 3,000 hours of training, including hands-on clinical training. Subjects studied include extensive training in Chinese herbalism and nutrition, medical theory, as well as courses in anatomy, physiology, pathology and pharmacology.
Dipl. OM: Signifies the successful completion of The National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) five-part exam. The title from NCCAOM board demonstrates to peers and patients that the practitioner has met national standards for safety and competency.
L.Ac. Licensed Acupuncturist is a designation acquired after passing a rigorous state board exam that encompasses expertise in both acupuncture and Chinese herbalism. L.Ac.’s must maintain their licensure with continuing education units. Frank Caruso, L.Ac., is licensed through the Ohio Medical Board and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine.