Dr. Bill Akpinar is medical director at the Center for Healing in New York. He is a physician (M.D.), a dentist (D.D.S.), anesthesiologist and holds a doctorate in acupuncture with demonstrated excellence in auriculotherapy. Dr. Akpinar received advanced training from the personal physician to the Dalai Lama of Tibet. He is an Assistant Professor of Pain Management and Anesthesiology, and has established pain mitigation programs at numerous medical centers. He consults for many professional and college sports teams.