Dr. Sean A. Tuten is an experienced acupuncturist and herbalist, holding the highest certifications in his field. He is a a licensed Doctor of Oriental Medicine in New Mexico, a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in Rhode Island, and a National Board Certified Diplomate in Oriental Medicine. He is a faculty member of Southwest Acupuncture College in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico. Sean has conducted successful private practice in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, New Mexico and in Providence, Rhode Island for many years. Sean has developed treatment protocols for HIV/AIDS patients in Africa, worked with children survivors of sexual and physical abuse, and collaborated with certified midwives to provide comprehensive obstetric services. Click here to read Dr. Tuten's credentials




Japanese acupuncture is a gentle form of therapy that fosters the body’s innate capacity for healing. It improves circulation, enhances the immune response, and relieves pain and stress, thereby promoting greater health.

Acupuncture treatments are relaxing and rejuvenative. In bringing balance to both the physical and emotional body, these treatments will provide respite from health challenges and facilitate the transition to optimal wellness. More information



Traditional Asian herbalism is a sophisticated medical system with a long history of safe use. As the most clinically documented form of complementary medicine in the world, herbal medicine has been shown to be effective for virtually all common health disorders. The herbal supplements recommended by Dr. Tuten are of the highest quality and are rigorously tested for purity. Most are available in pill form for easy administration.

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A dynamic and engaging educator, Dr. Tuten lectures in the U.S. and internationally on the application of natural medicine for depression and anxiety, men’s and women's health, and arthritis. He teaches at the Southwest Acupuncture College in Santa Fe New Mexico.

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News & Events

Dr. Tuten Returns his Practice to New Mexico. More...


Read Dr. Tuten's Paper on Treatment of Inflammation. More...


Seminar: Treatment of Common Clinical Presentations with Natural Medicine. More...

First European lecture tour. More…