Doctor of Oriental Medicine (Dipl.O.M)
Acupuncturist, Herbalist, Board Certified, RN
Dr. Noriko Wilson graduated from the Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe in 2012 where she received her Master of Science: Oriental Medicine degree. She is a Licensed Acupuncturist and herbalist (Dipl.O.M.), nationally board certified by NCCAOM (#1100).
Dr. Wilson has spent two years working with Tri County Mental Health & Substance Abuse to help drug abuse patients with acupuncture and cupping not only treating to reduce cravings of substances but treat whole body according each individual’s constitution.
She volunteered for three months in Nepal as an acupuncturist to support local people near Kathmandu after 2014 earthquake. She continued serving community as a house call acupuncturist.
Before becoming a Doctor of Oriental Medicine, Dr. Wilson worked at Holy Cross Hospital as a RN for seven years. As a nurse she wanted learn more about alternative medicine in order to serve community more holistically especially to treat root causes of all diseases since Western medicine is more focus on symptom management and urgent care.
Dr. Wilson was originally born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. Dr Wilson’s passion to work in the medical field started after she had already moved from Japan and had two sons and needed to support her family. This passion has continued to inspire her to support the community by incorporating alternative medicine into her practice.
Dr. Wilson has been focusing on practicing treatment of pain, addiction, psychological issues, GI problems and stress with acupuncture, cupping, and Shiatsu/ Japanese style massage to balance body, mind, and spiritual aspect. She self studied Auricular treatment by taking Li-Chun Huang, OMD, MD (China) classes and Pain treatment by Master Tung (Taiwan).
Dr. Wilson has lived in Taos for the last 26 years and enjoys hiking, walking, studying and harvesting local herbs, yoga, Qigong, Tibetan Buddhist meditation, and cooking.