Margate acupuncturist Robert J. Herbst graduated from ATOM, The Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine, with his degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine after earning a Master’s Degree in Psychology from the Miami Institute of Psychology. He excelled in his studies at ATOM winning a multitude of academic awards including the coveted Student of the Year Award (2006-2007), the Frank C. Lu Scholarship Award, and the President’s Award.
Robert also interned with his mentor, the highly respected Dr. Fu Di (MD China), for over two years focusing on acupuncture and Chinese herbal formula preparation for pain management, psychological conditions, autoimmune disease and women’s health issues. Since graduating, Robert has continued his education with a variety of CEU training focusing on infertility treatment and IVF Support.
He is nationally board certified in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine – Diplomate in Oriental Medicine – by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and is licensed to practice acupuncture in the state of Florida. Not many acupuncturists are Board Certified in Herbal Medicine due to the vast amount of knowledge and expertise needed to cover the curriculum and pass the examination.
Robert is experienced with a wide range of conditions. He has lectured on acupuncture related topics at the University of Miami, holds monthly educational seminars at CARE Wellness Center in Margate, and has worked extensively in community court in West Palm Beach treating addictions.
His scope of practice includes Chinese style acupuncture, auricular acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and nutrition / lifestyle counseling. Robert endeavors to provide quality individualized care in a nurturing and respectful environment. Dr. Robert Herbst accepts insurance and is in network with Aetna, Cigna, Humana, and United Health Care. Learn more about insurance coverage
He proudly serves Margate Florida as well as the communities of Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, Parkland, Tamarac, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach and Boca Raton Florida.
Call today to schedule a free consultation with Dr. Robert Herbst.