Sierra Clinic ~ Oriental Medicine

Functional medicine and integrative health care

Dennis R Tucker, Ph.D., L.Ac.

About Dr. Tucker

Dennis R. Tucker received his undergraduate degree from Reed College and began a six year course of study in Oriental Medicine (in Japan) as a Thomas J. Watson fellow in 1972. He completed his final year of residency at the Amagasaki Prefectural Hospital in Amagasaki, Japan, in 1978. He was a clinician at two hospitals in Japan and worked on both academic and clinical research projects affiliated with the University of Kobe School of Medicine. In 1988 Dr. Tucker completed a five year Ph.D. program at Columbia Pacific University in health services. His dissertation was on European developments in functional medicine. He is past president of the California Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He was licensed to practice in California in 1979 and has practiced in Nevada City for over thirty years.