Elizabeth Trattner, A.P., D.O.M. is a Florida and National Board Certified Doctor of Oriental Medicine and Acupuncture and holds a certificate from the Annemarie Colbin Natural Gourmet Cookery School in New York City. Elizabeth specializes in women’s health, weight management, allergies, autoimmune diseases and environmental illnesses.
Elizabeth has a private practice in Miami Beach, FL where she treats patients utilizing a combination of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, and nutritional guidance, while coordinating her patients’ care with western Medical Doctors.
Since 1991 she has been advancing the concepts of Integrative Medicine specializing in women’s health and autoimmune diseases, combining her expertise in acupuncture and oriental medicine with nutritional counseling. By drawing on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine, a range of natural modalities, and over 20 years of training under Andrew Weil, MD, Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine of the College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Elizabeth helps patients improve and take control of their health and maintain their optimal weight. In the spring of 2008 she was invited to participate in a prestigious medical rotation at the University of Arizona’s Center of Integrative Medicine founded by Dr. Andrew Weil. She is the only acupuncture physician in the country with this distinction.
In 2000, Elizabeth created a group practice, which was one of the first Integrative Medical practices in Miami. Due to her unique integrative medical approach she practices she was recognized by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in a feature article in their industry-wide publication.
Early in her career while working with the President of the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Elizabeth pioneered integrative protocols for pre and post -plastic surgery to speed up healing times, reduce side effects and enhance outcomes.
Elizabeth is a contributing author for several publications and websites on Alternative Medicine including:
• Cosmetic Dermatology – Principles and Practice by Dr. Leslie Baumann, Director of Cosmetic Dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami
• Ask Dr. Weil at www.drweil.com
• Featured Websites: CSSAssociation.org. Blisstree.com, Mainstreet.com, PreventionMagazaine.com, Acufinder.com, Ehow.com, MotherNatureNetwork.com, TyraBanksTypeF.com, LadiesHomeJournal.com, SheKnows.com, YahooShine.com, MarthaStewartsWholeLiving.com, MatadorLife.com, DailyCandy.com, LaurensWorld.com, AOLHealth.com and SHAPE.com
She has also has been featured in dozens of national publications such as Natural Health Magazine, Health Magazine, Organic Spa Magazine, Martha Stewart’s Whole Living, Kiwi Magazine for Women, Orlando Magazine, Delicious Living Magazine, Aventura Magazine, Sprouts Magazine, Miami New Times, Elle Magazine, and First Magazine for Women, The Beauty Prescription by Debra Luftman, M.D. and Eva Ritvo, M.D. and Diabetes on Your Own Terms, by Diabetes Educator of the year; Janis Roszler R.D.,CDE, LD/N as well as appearing on the Oprah Winfrey Show alongside her mentor, Dr. Andrew Weil.