Dr. Stuart Shipe
DAOM, RPh, Dipl. OM (NCCAOM)
Board Certified Acupuncture & Herbology, Pharmacist
Owner, and lead physician, Dr. Stuart Shipe graduated from North Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and has practiced as a pharmacist in various clinical, consulting, and retail practice settings around Florida. He has a certification in Western herbal medicine from the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy, is a registered herbalist with the American Herbalists Guild, and has completed post-graduate education in phytotherapy from the Australian College of Phytotherapy in Warwick Queensland.
In 2002, Dr. Shipe graduated as an acupuncture physician from the Florida College of Integrative Medicine in Orlando. He completed postgraduate residency training at the International School of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing, China, and the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Shanghai. Dr. Shipe received diplomate training in clinical nutrition certified through the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon.
He is nationally board-certified as an acupuncture physician with 20+ years experience and a Chinese herbalist practicing primary care medicine. He specializes in geriatrics and women’s health at his office in Stuart, Florida using integrative medicine principles. Dr. Shipe also lectures for two international companies as a consultant on nutrition therapy and practice management for natural health practitioners. To further his purpose of supporting pharmacists in expanding their potential, he routinely provides continuing education lectures on natural medicine and is an assistant professor at NOVA Southeastern University College of Pharmacy in Davie, Florida for the experiential Eastern / Western herbal externship program.