Dr. Dale Dugas AP DOM MAOM Dipl. OM, is a Board Certified and Florida licensed Acupuncture Physician/Doctor of Oriental Medicine(AP/DOM) as well as a Board Certified and traditionally trained Chinese Herbalist. He is licensed through 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 Body Mechanix Acupuncture located in New Port Richey at 5623 US Hwy 19 Suite 103 34652.  For Acupuncture Services call him at (727) 232-6568.


Dr. Dugas’ interest in Asian medicinal practices arose in his early teens and throughout the late 1980s, while he was living in Northern Japan. He lived in Northern Japan through the 90s. During this time, he earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Earlham College, his focus on Japanese Studies.

Dr. Dugas also is well known as a Master Dit Da Jow Brewer.  Dit Da Jow are 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 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), 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 Body Mechanix Acupuncture located at 5623 U.S. Hwy 19 Ste 103 New Port Richey, FL 34652 or at your home.  For more information call (727) 232-6568. You can also email dr.dale@daledugas.com