Dr. Jacob Wilcox, DOM, is a Nationally Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology (NCCAOM). He received his training and Master’s in Oriental Medicine from the International Institute of Chinese Medicine in Albuquerque, NM. In addition to his training at IICM, he has extensive training in Classical Acupuncture, most especially with Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist master. Dr. Wilcox also possesses a master's degree from St. John's College of Santa Fe.
Dr. Wilcox began practicing acupuncture in 2004 in Rochester, NY where he ran a busy clinic and provided over 20,000 treatments for a vast range of ailments. In that time he gained many specialized treatment protocols and diagnostic techniques unknown to most other acupuncturists, allowing him to bring a wealth of clinical experience to Santa Fe. He and his wife and two children returned to New Mexico in 2015.
In addition to Acupuncture, Dr. Wilcox also formulates and manufactures his own line of high quality Chinese Herbal tinctures and other Chinese medicinal products. He maintains an extensive loose bulk herb pharmacy from which he prepares customized herbal (decoctions) formulas for patients.
Dr. Wilcox's training, experience, and philosophic approach all contribute to his ability to understand and successfully treat a wide spectrum of illnesses, especially long term, chronic and degenerative diseases.
Dr. Wilcox is committed to educating patients and the general public about the benefits of acupuncture through public talks and speaking at support groups for people coping with chronic illness. He has authored and conducted talks on: ``The Myths of Disease,`` ``Managing Stress from a Chinese Medical Perspective,`` Treating Insomnia & Sleep Issues with Acupuncture,`` ``Introduction to Classical Acupuncture,`` and ``Treating & Preventing the Common Cold with Chinese Folk Medicine.`` He was also invited to speak at Highland Hospital Oncology Center in Rochester, NY about acupuncture support and treatment options for people undergoing cancer therapy. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Wilcox is a faculty instructor at Southwest Acupuncture College where he teaches Single Chinese Herbs, Herbal Clinic, and a specialty clinic in Classical Acupuncture.
Dr. Margarita Gonzalez, DOM was born and raised in rural New Mexico. Dr. Gonzalez is a certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She is also a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine in the state of New Mexico.
She is a compassionate and caring practitioner who is passionate about helping others and takes a personal interest in the well-being of her patients. Dr. Gonzalez is a graduate from Southwest Acupuncture College (SWAC) where she studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) as well as Classical Chinese Acupuncture and was trained in the use of herbal therapy, cupping, moxibustion, gua sha, tui na (Chinese massage), and electrostimulation.
She excels in the treatment of pain conditions, digestive disorders, and allergies. She has experience working with patients of all ages.
Dr. Gonzalez, DOM is also fluent in Spanish.