Dov is a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is nationally certified through NCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.) The North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board and the Acupuncture Board of California license him as an acupuncturist. In March 2000, Dov began a three and a half year clinical apprenticeship in TCM with Lesley Tierra, L.Ac. At the same time, he apprenticed with Christopher Hobbs, Ph.D.; both are acupuncturists and internationally renowned authors on herbal medicine, which gave Dov a unique background in both Western and Eastern herbs and treatment.Continuing his education, Dov earned a Masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz, California.
Dov lives in West Asheville with his wife Nikki and their three beautiful children, Mateo ,Kailani and Jada. As a family, they enjoy going to the farmers market, gardening, hiking, biking, searching for new waterfalls, practicing yoga and qi gong, and reading books together.