DeWayne Baugus

DeWayne Baugus AP, DOM, LMT is a graduate of East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota Florida, where he received his Bachelor of Professional Health Sciences and his Master of Science in Oriental Medicine. DeWayne is a Licensed Acupuncture Physician in the state of Florida. DeWayne is a US Army Combat Veteran, where he studied training, psychology and development for the government. He was tasked to develop the training system that all soldiers now have to complete before deploying overseas. DeWayne is also a board member of the St. Clair Butterfly Foundation helping children overcome Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and abusive homes. DeWayne was awarded the East West College of Oriental Medicine Founders Award and maintained his position as class President for the duration of his time in Medical school. Upon graduation of medical school DeWayne was hired as Student Services, Admissions as well as the College Education Oversight Committee while he maintained his own medical clinic.

DeWayne has a special set of skills in working with psychological disorders such as depression, aggression and PTSD. DeWayne started the first Alternative Medicine talk show in Sarasota Florida focusing on alternative therapies with numerous guest Physicians, discussing how Acupuncture and Complimentary medicine integrates with western Medical Doctors bridging both disciplines for better healthcare for the community.

DeWayne has over 10 years of hands on clinical experience working with patients' physical needs and 20 years of experience helping patients resolve social and environmental issues. DeWayne has studied multiple disciplines of Oriental Medicine ranging from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Japanese Acupuncture, Korean 4 Needle Technique, 5 Element and Modern Integrated techniques and Tui Na (Chinese manual manipulation). DeWayne combines these modalities to customize treatments for each individual patient.

DeWayne is a member of The People's Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA).

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