Dr. Richard Panzer
Established in 1990
Dr. Panzer started studying traditional Chinese veterinary medicine in 1987 while still a veterinary student at Cornell University. He has studied in China, Taiwan, and the USA.
His Master's degree, from the University of Florida's veterinary college, involved research into acupuncture's effects as a treatment for colic in horses.
In 1998, Dr. Panzer founded the American Institute Of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine, through which he trains other veterinarians to practice animal acupuncture.
Portrait photo by David Hiller