Contemporary Chinese Medicine Techniques

Multiple techniques are taught including Contemporary Chinese Pulse Diagnosis, Acupuncture, Cupping, Tui Na, Gua Sha, Moxibustion, and Chinese Herbalism.

Innovative Teaching Methods

Chinese Medicine enables practitioners to collaborate effectively with Western Medicine professionals, while maintaining compassionate and highly effective treatments in the tradition of Oriental Medicine.

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Begin Your Training in the Art of Chinese Medicine

Someone from Dragon Rises will walk you through the process from beginning to end, including the Application process, financing your education, academic journey and even job placement once complete.

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What Makes Us Unique?

Originally co-founded in 2001 by Dr Leon Hammer in Gainesville, Florida, Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine provides the ideal environment and resources for acupuncture students. Beginning Summer 2023, Dragon Rises opened in Bradenton, Florida, and offers the SunCoast area top-tier acupuncture and Oriental Medicine training. Coming soon: an online/hybrid model that includes the majority of training online using video lecture formats, with a few in-person class sessions required throughout the semester. Keep an eye out for this amazing new opportunity! 

Hear Our Students Describe Their Experience

Nurture-focused Curriculum

Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine aims to create successful, caring and competent practitioners, able to help people achieve both genuine healing and their highest sustainable level of long-term health and wellness.

During their time at DRCOM, students learn the importance of communication, understanding and respect, and go on to be practitioners who make a real difference to patients’ lives.