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Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
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Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc

Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc

Verified by HealthProfs.com
999 Baxter Street, Suite B, Athens, GA 30606
Let's Connect (706) 229-4638
Dr. McDonald graduated from Five Branches University with his Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) degree. His combined education in Oriental and Naturopathic medicine total over 12 years. His OM education also consisted of a Masters degree from East West College of Natural Medicine and a one-year postgraduate internship with Dr. David Cohen, DO, FAAMA. Prior to his Oriental medical education, Mel earned two doctoral degrees (ND-distance learning and NMD-residential). His naturopathic education was combined with a three-year externship at NEWS, with over 3,000 clinical hours alone and an additional 2,000+ hours didactic.
Dr. McDonald was previously in clinical practice at NEWS from 1998 to 2011, where he practiced Integrative Medicine with Drs. Elizabeth Schultz, DO and Kirk Melville, MD, in Watkinsville, Georgia. He specializes in Oriental Internal Medicine, Acupuncture; acute & chronic pain management, stress disorders and Naturopathic Internal Medicine.
Dr. McDonald is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) in the State of Georgia and the State of Colorado. He is a Registered Naturopath. Dr. McDonald is Board Certified (NCCAOM) in Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM) and Acupuncture (Dipl. Ac), and he is also a Board Certified Naturopathic Physician (ANMCAB/ANMA).
Call or Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc now for a free 15 minute consultation - (706) 229-4638

Practice at a Glance

Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

(706) 229-4638

Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

Let's Connect (706) 229-4638

Practice at a Glance

Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

(706) 229-4638

Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

Finances

Fees

  • Pay by American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Check fees and, if listed, ask to verify your insurance coverage. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc

Qualifications

  • Verified by HealthProfs.com License: Georgia / 000162
  • In Practice for 27 Years
  • Board Certification by NCCAOM
  • Certificate from Southern College of Naturopathic Medicine Doctor of Naturopathic Medicin / 2001
  • Certificate from Clayton College of Natural Medicine Doctor of Naturopathy / 1997
  • Five Branches University, Graduated 2011
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Feel free to ask about qualifications and training experience. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Common Cold
  • Depression
  • Dermatology
  • Diabetes
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Feet
  • Fertility
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Healing
  • Infertility
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Aches
  • Natural Healing
  • Neck Pain
  • Nutrition
  • Pain Management
  • Pediatric
  • Pregnancy
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Skin Problems
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Problems
  • Stress
  • TMJ Syndrome
  • Urology
  • Wellness
  • Women's Health
Do these issues align with your needs? or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Do these issues align with your needs? or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc

Client Focus

Age

Elders (65+)
Adults
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Children (6 to 10)

Age

Elders (65+)
Adults
Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Style/Type

  • Auricular Acupuncture
  • Chinese Acupuncture
  • Dr. Tan Balance Method
  • Five Element Acupuncture
  • Japanese Acupuncture
  • Korean Acupuncture
  • Motor Point Acupuncture, Master Tung Acupuncture
  • Oriental Medicine
  • Trigger Point Acupuncture

Treatment Techniques

  • Cupping
  • Electro acupuncture
  • Gua Sha
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Moxibustion
  • Qigong
  • Tuina
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc

Location

Primary Location

Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

(706) 229-4638

Additional Location

Xuejiao (Jo) Feng, MAOM, LAc

999 Baxter Street

Suite B

Athens, GA 30606

(706) 229-4638
Call for a free consultation now - (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Call for a free consultation now - (706) 229-4638
Dr. Mel McDonald, ND, DAOM, LAc
Acupuncturist, ND, DAOM, LAc
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2023