Charles Bishop is a licensed acupuncturist by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and is board certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Charles earned his Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) in Roseville, MN. As a student at AAAOM, Charles completed an acupuncture internship in the Rehabilitation and Recovery Ward at Fairview Riverside Hospital. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, ME.
Charles came to Chinese medicine through his studies in Chinese and Buddhist philosophy. He is continually inspired by the focus of Chinese medicine on harmony and equilibrium, both within the body and between a person and their environments. Charles believes in meeting patients where they are in their healing process and working together to actively restore vibrant health and well-being. Hehas experience treating a wide range of conditions through acupuncture, herbal therapy, nutritional counseling, and lifestyle modification. Charles values his work with patients of all ages and walks of life, but personally gravitates to working with insomnia and sleep disorders, peri- and post-menopausal women, and sciatica.
“When not in the clinic I enjoy gardening, playing with my son, cooking new and interesting foods, and backpacking trips.”