Dr. Dale Dugas AP DOM MAOM Dipl. OM , is a board-certified Florida state licensed Acupuncture Physician/Doctor of Oriental Medicine(AP/DOM) as well as a board- certified Chinese Herbalist. He is licensed from the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Dugas attended the New England School of Acupuncture, the oldest school of Chinese Medicine in the USA. He earned a Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine(MAOM).  Following graduation, he passed his national board exams for Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. He was subsequently granted Diplomat of Oriental Medicine (Dipl. OM) status from The National Certification Commission of Acupuncture Medicine (NCCAOM), and recently was granted licensure in Florida as a Doctor of Oriental Medicine/Acupuncture Physician.

Dr. Dugas sees patients at his location in Downtown Tampa at 715 N Franklin Street Tampa FL 33602

Dr. Dugas’ interest in Asian medicinal practices arose in the late 1980s, while he was living in Northern Japan. He lived in Northern Japan through the 1990s. During this time, he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Earlham College, his focus on Japanese Studies.


Dr. Dugas also works for Shaolin Brand, the leading supplier for transdermal herbal liniments used for pain and recovery.  Contact Dr. Dugas for more information on how you can utilize these liniments in your health care practice and/or martial arts school.

Currently he is continues his study of Master Tung Acupuncture as well as training under Shifu Richard Gamboa in South Mantis Gung Fu. He looks forward to furthering research on Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, Chinese Martial Arts(Jook Lum Gee Tong Long Pai, Baguazhang, Taijiquan), Tieh Sha Zhang Gong (Iron Palm) and Tieh Bu Shan Gong (Iron Vest) training, Shuai Jiao(Chinese Wrestling) and Kam Na/Chin-Na (Throwing and Grappling) and Dit Da Ke (Chinese trauma medicine).

For more information on the Old Time Kung Fu programs Dr. Dugas offers through public and private instruction, please visit http://www.oldtimekungfu.com

Dr. Dugas offers Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine services at 715 N Franklin Street Tampa Florida 33602 or at your home or office.  For more information call or text to 813-285-1895. You can also email dr.dale@daledugas.com