Alex Tatevian, Doctor of Acupuncture
Dr. Alex Tatevian is a Board Certified Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese
Herbology (NCCAOM) and a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture in the State of
Rhode Island. Dr. Tatevian has extensive training in Western medicine. He
received his MD degree from
the Russian State Medical University
(formerly the Second Moscow State Medical Institute) and completed his training
in cardiology, acupuncture, and manual therapy. Fully certified in Rehabilitation
and Sports Medicine, he was a physician for the Russian National Olympic
Alex Tatevian was a primary care physician with
the Scientific Expeditions in Antarctica,
where he provided total health care utilizing conventional medicine and acupuncture for
the expedition participants. He was a co-founder of a medical center for
providing conventional and alternative medical services in Moscow.
He has practiced acupuncture for 29 years.
| Dr. Tatevian
is President and the founder of the
Foundation for Research in Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine (F.R.A.I.M.)
and a member of the
Association of Clinical Scientists.
He is President of
the Rhode Island Society of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Dr. Tatevian has maintained highly acclaimed educational acupuncture website
He is a participating provider for BCBS and other medical
Dr. Alex Tatevian is an
acupuncturist on staff at the Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island
with clinical privileges and full appointment granted.
Dr. Tatevian is a regular contributor to
the Southern New England Health Care Review
and has maintained a monthly column in
the health section of the Federal Hill Gazette
Dr. Tatevian has conducted extensive formal
on the effectiveness of
alternative medical therapies and their effect on body systems and the adaptation
to extreme conditions. He has researched herbology formulations and their
application to training regimens for athletes. Dr Tatevian has also researched the
applications of emerging
technologies such as laser in conjunction with acupuncture medicine.
Dr. Tatevian was a principal researcher conducting a
clinical crossover trial at the Women's Oncology Program, Women & Infant's
Hospital of Rhode Island, investigating the efficacy of acupuncture as an adjunct for alleviating
the side-effects associated with chemotherapy.