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Glenn Lockhart Wilcox, D.O.M., M.S.


 

Glenn Lockhart Wilcox was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on June 19, 1951. His original training was in art and design. He began his career in Oriental Medicine in 1973 in Canada and emegrated to study and practice in Santa Cruz, California in 1974. Dr. Wilcox moved to Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1978 to continue his study of acupuncture, life medicine and aikido with Sensei Masahilo Nakazono, a Japanese master. In 1980 he graduated from Sensei Nakazono’s school in Santa Fe – the Kototama Institute School of Natural Life Medicine – where he was later on the faculty. Years later, Dr. Wilcox returned to school and completed a focused study of Chinese herbal medicine at Southwest Acupuncture College, Santa Fe, from which he received a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine degree in 1992.

Dr. Wilcox is a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine in New Mexico and is Board Certified for Expanded Practice in Injection Therapy, Intravenous Therapy and Bioidentical Hormone Therapy by the New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He is nationally board certified and a diplomate of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in Oriental Medicine which includes Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology and Bodywork Therapy. He has completed the American College of Integrative Medicine two year educational program as a Primary Care Provider of Integrative Primary Care Natural Medicine. He has also completed the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics year long specialty educational program in orthopedics.

In New Mexico, Dr. Wilcox began his practice of oriental medicine in Santa Fe and in 1981 moved his clinic to Albuquerque. He combines highly effective and painless traditional Japanese acupuncture and manual bodywork therapy with herbal and nutritional medicine, which he integrates with bioidentical hormone therapy. To this he has added injection therapy which includes prolozone, prolotherapy, neurotherapy, and trigger point therapy, as well as intravenous infusion therapy with high dose vitamin C, ozone, ultraviolet blood photoluminescence therapy, hydrogen peroxide, chelation therapy and intravenous nutrient therapy.

Since 1980 he has specialized in the treatment of parasites, working and studying with world class M.D. and Ph.D. parasitologist, Dr. Hammed A. Ibraheem, founder of the Eko University of Medicine and Health Sciences in Nigeria.

During 2007 and 2008, Dr. Wilcox was the founding Medical Director of New Health Insight – The Center for Integrative Medicine and Biological Dentistry in Albuquerque.

Dr. Wilcox served on the State of New Mexico Board of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine for seven years, five years as chairman. He was the founding president of the Federation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Regulatory Agencies, a national organization that links state licensing boards, and was elected the first honorary lifetime member of that organization. He was a founding member of the Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association of New Mexico and served eight terms as its president. That organization voted him “Acupuncturist of the Year” in 1989 and “Doctor of Oriental Medicine of the Year” in 1997. He is also a founding member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine which voted him “Acupuncturist of The Year” in 1993 and “State Board Member of the Year” in 1997.

Since 1988, in New Mexico, Dr. Wilcox led the oriental medicine profession to initiate the creation of cutting-edge laws that have mandated insurance reimbursement for oriental medical services and that have evolved the oriental medicine scope of practice into the twenty-first century. These laws have served as an example to which other states and other healthcare professions aspire. Most notable is the creation of the Expanded Practice  Board Certification. This authorizes New Mexico doctors of oriental medicine, with advanced training and certification, to integrate injection therapy, intravenous therapy and bioidentical hormone therapy into the oriental medical system, thus evolving the most mature, holistic and integrative system of medicine in the nation.

Dr. Wilcox maintains a clinic in Placitas, New Mexico and consults with patients across the United States and in Canada. For more information visit DrGlennWilcox.com or call 505-771-4998.

 
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