Biography and Philosophy
Doctor Che-ol Kim holds a D.A.O.M. (Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine) and M.S.O.M. (Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine) from Dongguk University, Los Angeles. His externship was in Engeman Student Health Center at University of Southern California and Jaseng Center for Alternative Medicine in Fullerton, California. He received a Master’s of Science degree in Food and Biotechnology and a Bachelor’s in Food Engineering at the Yonsei University, which is a top university in South Korea. He practiced in Los Feliz, California and Granada Hills, California before joining our clinic.
His understanding of food preparation and processing allows him to appreciate the health-promoting power of a proper diet combined with Chinese herbs. He comes from a family lineage recognized as national treasures by the Korean government for the traditional tea ceremony and wood-working. Growing up with extensive exposure to ancient methods of living with nature and Asian medicine, he appreciates the human ingenuity and the power the body has to heal itself. He joined our clinic for its appeal in treating diverse and stubborn diseases. Oriental Medicine has given him the tools to get to know his patients on a deeper level and help guide them towards increased health. He feels privileged to assist in the powerful healing the body is capable of. He is enjoys the adventure of raising a family with his wife and two children.