Leah Tinkham – Acupuncturist

LeahLeah lives her life in passionate pursuit of healthcare that will maximize the well-being of her patients. With a background in Eastern and Western medicine, Leah dedicates herself to ensuring her patients are receiving the best and most effective treatments available for their condition.

As a Licensed Acupuncturist, Leah holistically identifies and treats the root cause of illness using acupuncture, herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, cupping and massage. She works on a wide range of conditions including: acute and chronic pain, infertility, mental/emotional disorders, post surgical recovery, digestive problems, autoimmune disorders and the side effects of cancer treatments. Leah believes patients should be empowered through education and is honored to share what she has learned. Patients of all ages appreciate her gentle technique and comprehensive style.

In addition to private practice, Leah has completed clinic rotations at multiple integrative medical centers including: Rady Children’s Hospital, University of California San Diego (UCSD) Oncology Health Services and The Women’s Shelter of downtown San Diego. She also helped pioneer a successful mentorship program at UCSD Center for Integrative Medicine.

Leah’s goal is to treat each patient as family. You can be sure she will provide you with the same care and advice as she would those closest to her. She believes that when patients are at their best they are better able to contribute in meaningful ways to their families, communities and the world. Additionally, she plans to further promote the integration of medicine through continued collaborations, research and education.

Outside of practicing medicine, Leah is an active member of the San Diego community. Along with hosting workshops and seminars about acupuncture and nutrition, she dedicates her free time to fundraising and volunteering for various advocacy groups. As a Vermont transplant, she enjoys soaking up the San Diego sun through hiking, volleyball and paddle boarding.

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