Gary Piscopo, ND, LAc

Dr. Gary Piscopo 

Dr. Piscopo is a founding member of the Alpine Valley Wellness Center. He is a passionate advocate of personalized education as a primary force for improving patient outcomes and for transforming individual, family, and community health.

Originally from New England, Dr. Piscopo became interested in natural medicine while involved in medical research during his service in the US military. His previous work in the medical field includes twelve years in psychiatric medicine, spanning child, adolescent, and adult inpatient services, at Charter Hospital, Harborview Medical Center San Diego, and Stevens Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Piscopo has written several articles on both naturopathic and Chinese medicine and is the author of In Defense of Natural Therapeutics. He previously worked as a consultant to Thomson Micromedex, a provider of evidence-based clinical knowledge solutions for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals.

MEDICAL TRAINING

  • Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine
    Bastyr University, Seattle, WA
  • Masters Degree in Acupuncture.
    Bastyr University, Seattle, WA

ACADEMIC PREPARATION

  • EXTERNSHIP: Family Counseling Certification.
    Valley Counseling Associates, Renton, WA

UNDERGRADUATE   

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Magna Cum Laude.
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

LICENSURE

  • State of Washington Naturopathic Physician
  • State of Washington Licensed Acupuncturist

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • Washington Association of Naturopathic Physicians (WANP)
  • Founding Member, PsychANP
  • Washington East Asian Medicine Association (WEAMA).