Valentina Khoury Dubasik N.D., L.Ac, Dipl. O.M.
Valentina Khoury Dubasik N.D., L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. is a graduate of the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences (SCNM) in Tempe, Arizona where she earned a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine*. She is a board certified and licensed physician in the State of Arizona where she served as a primary care provider offering both preventive and therapeutic approaches to acute and chronic conditions.
Additionally, she pursued a Masters of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA) in Phoenix, Arizona. She holds licenses in Acupuncture in the State of Ohio. Prior to attending SCNM and PIHMA, she was graduated Suma Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA. Valentina is fluent in Italian and Spanish and has had the pleasure of working with non-English speakers both in her practice and on medical mission trips to Mexico with Naturopaths Without Borders.
She was first introduced to the medical traditions of Naturopathy and Traditional Chinese Medicine while searching for solutions to her own health concerns. Valentina Khoury Dubasik N.D., L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. was especially drawn to the principle, shared by both medical philosophies, of working synergistically with the body to achieve optimal health. She firmly believes in the importance of educating and empowering her patients to create beneficial and lasting change. As a natural health specialist, she implements an array of therapeutic interventions including acupuncture, homeopathy, botanical therapy, nutraceutical supplementation, lifestyle and alimentary counseling.
When she is not seeing patients, she enjoys lecturing and teaching. Valentina Khoury Dubasik N.D., L.Ac, Dipl. O.M. has been a guest lecturer at various universities including the Arizona State University and John Carroll University. She was an adjunct instructor and has taught Mind-Body medicine courses at the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine. Valentina has made media appearances both on local news stations and as a co-host on the Phoenix radio show Family Health Talk KXXT 1010AM since 2013. She has served as the secretary for the Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (OAAOM) for the 2015-2017 terms and is currently Vice President of the Ohio Naturopathic Doctors Association.
In her spare time, she loves to travel and explore new places. A bit of a foodie, she enjoys trying out the many delicious Cleveland area restaurants. Her favorite pastimes include gardening, reading, photography, hiking and spending time with family and friends.
Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture
Master of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine
Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Dual Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Italian, Minor in Spanish
Ohio Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Diplomate of Acupuncture, Diplomate of Oriental Medicine
American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
Ohio Naturopathic Doctors Association
Junior League of Cleveland
Acupuncturists Without Borders
*Currently there are 22 states and the District of Columbia that license naturopathic medicine. The state of Ohio does not currently regulate or license naturopathic medicine.