Naoki Kubota, A.P., L.Ac., Dipl.Ac.
47-A Orange Street
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 713-4755 cell
naoki.kubota918@gmail.com



Education



Meiji Institute of Oriental Medicine
Degree in Acupuncture & Moxabustion

Osaka, Japan
1974-1977

Uchida Acupuncture Clinic
Resident under Masako Uchida
Practiced general acupuncture under supervision and guidance of head acupuncturist, Masako Uchida
Gained clinical experience using traditional Japanese acupuncture techniques similar to Ishizaka Ryu style
Performed traditional methods of heat therapy

Kobe, Japan
1978-1980

 

 

Licenses

 

State of Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners' Committee for Acupuncture
Licensed Acupuncturist, #ACU0000000051

January 2004

National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Diplomate in Acupuncture, #2218

May 1999

State of North Carolina Acupuncture Licensing Board
Licensed Acupuncturist, #024

September 1994

State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Certified Acupuncturist, #AP 0000444

March 1993

National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists (NCCA)
Diplomate in Acupuncture of the NCCA, #2005

March 1986

Governor of Kyoto Prefecture
Licensed Acupuncturist, #2263
Licensed Moxabustion Practitioner, #2214

November 1977
November 1977

 

 

Additional Studies

 

Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture Clinic
Studied Ishizaka Ryu (style) acupuncture with
Eiji Machida, L.Ac.

Nagano, Japan
April 1988

Center for Chinese Medicine
Completed pain reduction workshop with
Wei Ping Loh, M.D.

New York, NY
February 1987

Toyama Acupuncture Clinic
Studied specialized acupuncture techniques with
Philip Toyama, M.D.

Greensboro, NC
February 1987

Koho Shiatsu Clinic
Completed training course in Shiatsu massage with
Ryuho Okuyama, M.D.

Omiya, Japan
June 1980

Genmai-Do Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture Clinic
Attended Ishizaka Ryu acupuncture seminar with
Mitsuo Goto, L.Ac.

Tokyo, Japan
December 1977

 

 

Experience

 

Kubota Acupuncture
Licensed Acupuncturist
Practice self-developed technique of Kubota Zone Acupuncture used for pain control, general well-being, preventive medicine, and anti-aging treatment
Provide patients with diet and lifestyle consultations to complement acupuncture treatment
Further develop and teach Kubota Zone Acupuncture techniques and theory to healthcare practitioner colleagues

Asheville, NC
1980-present

Kubota Acupuncture (satellite office)
Licensed Acupuncturist
Practice Kubota Zone Acupuncture

Knoxville, TN
2000-present

Centre for Alternative & Integrative Medicine: Holistic Health Clinic
Licensed Acupuncturist
Practice Kubota Zone Acupuncture with
Carl Trent Augustus, M.D.

Charlotte, NC
1999-present

Advanced Alternative Medicine Center
Licensed Acupuncturist
Practiced Kubota Zone Acupuncture with
Steven Wisefield, M.D.

Knoxville, TN
1990-2000

Uchida Acupuncture Clinic
Resident under Masako Uchida
Practiced general acupuncture under supervision and guidance of head acupuncturist, Masako Uchida
Gained clinical experience using traditional Japanese acupuncture techniques similar to Ishizaka Ryu style
Performed traditional methods of heat therapy

Kobe, Japan
1978-1980

   

Publications

 

"Ishizaka Sotetsu: Misunderstood Genius," North American Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol.15, No.44 (November 2008)

 

"The Defining Techniques of Kubota Zone Acupuncture," North American Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol.15, No.42 (March 2008)

 

"Kubota Zone Acupuncture and the Chart that is It's Key", "The Defining Technical Aspects of Kubota Zone Acupuncture" Proceedings of the Thirty- Second Annual International Congress On Veterinary Acupuncture, 23rd - 26th August, 2006, Boston - Natick, MA, USA, Sponsored by The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society

 

"Kubota Zone Acupuncture for Anti-Aging and Age Reversal," North American Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 28 (July 2003).

 

"Ishizaka Style Acupuncture: Introduction," North American Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol. 4, No. 9 (March 1997).

 

"Ishizaka Style Acupuncture: Standard Procedure," North American Journal of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Vol.4, No.11 (November 1997).

 
   

Presentations

 

"Ishizaka Ryu Traditional Japanese Acupuncture & Kubota Zone Acupuncture It's Modern Form," North Carolina Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, June 5,2010
"Ishizaka Ryu Traditional Japanese Acupuncture". Ancient Pine Healing Arts, LLC Seattle, WA, September 19-20, 2009

 

"Kubota Zone Acupuncture and the Chart that is It's Key", "The Defining Technical Aspects of Kubota Zone Acupuncture" Presented at the Thirty- Second Annual International Congress On Veterinary Acupuncture, 23rd - 26th August, 2006, Boston - Natick, MA, USA, Sponsored by The International Veterinary Acupuncture Society

 

"Kubota Zone Acupuncture," North Carolina Association of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine, Charlotte, NC, 2003.

 

"Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture," Paul Benzenberg's Clinic, Albuquerque, NM, 2001.

 

"Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture," Kubota Acupuncture, Asheville, NC, 1996.

 

"Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture," Southwestern College, Sylva, NC, 1985.

 

"Ishizaka Ryu Acupuncture," Lidenself Foundation, Asheville, NC, 1985.

 
   

Inclusion in Publications

 

"The Subtle Body, An Encyclopedia of Your Energetic Anatomy" by Cyndi Dale, published by Sounds True, Boulder CO, 2009

 
   

Video

 

www.youtube.com Kubota Seminar Seattle'09 Part 1

 
   

Link to my articles

 

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Martial Arts

 

Hakko Ryu Jiujitsu, 5th Degree Master

 

Aiki Do, Daito Ryu Jiujitsu-Roppokai, Qi Gong

 

 
 

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