• Dr. Michael Gaeta

    The Gaeta Institute for Wholistic Health Education & The Gaeta Clinic for Chinese and Functional Medicine

    Dr. Michael Gaeta’s purpose is to co-create a world of vital, resilient people who choose a lifestyle of “nature first, drugs last.” To accomplish this, he treats patients with Chinese and functional medicine, and helps natural health professionals upgrade their patient care and practice success. His teaching is informed by 33 years of successful clinical practice. Michael holds licenses in acupuncture, dietetics-nutrition, and massage therapy. He is also an herbalist and a doctor of acupuncture and Oriental medicine in Rhode Island. He earned his Master of Science degree in acupuncture from the New York College of Health Professions, where he was a faculty member for ten years. He holds additional degrees in massage therapy, Asian bodywork therapy, and health sciences. Over the last 30 years, Dr Gaeta has trained over 20,000 practitioners. He was a faculty member at Tri-State College of Acupuncture, New York College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, New York Chiropractic College, Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine, and Southwest Acupuncture College. He has taught hundreds of professional continuing education seminars, and spoken at dozens of natural healthcare colleges and conferences internationally. Michael co-founded Acupuncture for Veterans, which provided free treatments in New York City. He is past president of the Acupuncture Society of New York, earning awards for State Association and State Association President of the Year. Dr Gaeta appeared on the CBS Early Show and NBC News, and his wellness podcast attracted over 100,000 subscribers. Michael is also a pianist, which was his first career. Through the Gaeta Institute for Wholistic Health Education, Dr Gaeta gives live and online trainings, and online CEU courses in clinical and business success. These include the Clinician’s Mastermind Circle, a one-year certification program in natural functional medicine, and well-reviewed online courses, including the Autoimmune Mastery Program; Cancer Support & Prevention; the Cardiovascular Mastery Program, and Herbal Summer School. Dr Gaeta is also active nationally in promoting health choice and informed consent. Trainings, private health consultations, writings and other resources at michaelgaeta.com.