Yuri Belopolsky
Family Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine
       30 1/2 George St. Kittery, Maine, 03904


Tel: 207 240-4100 Fax: 207 439-9719
Email:  acupuncture.fahm@gmail.com  


Mr. Belopolsky has been studying, practicing and teaching holistic medicine for over 25 years. He began in Western medicine, a practicing veterinary surgeon, and then embraced Eastern expertise, earning a Masters in Acupuncture and an Apprenticeship to the Ling Dynasty.  His innovative approach combines Chinese, Russian and Japanese schools.  With it, he has successfully treated patients whose conditions proved unresponsive to Western medicine alone.   

Master of Acupuncture                                                                                                      2001
New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, MA
Certificate of Mastery, Swedish Massage                                                                       1997
Ki-Touch Health School, New York, NY
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine                                                                                         1985
Kharkov Veterinary Academy, Kharkov, Ukraine

Acupuncturist, Family Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine, Kittery, ME 2001-Present
Operating a private Holistic Care practice, with experience treating over 1000 patients.  Developed a pain management approach that combines Japanese, Chinese and Russian schools of Acupuncture.  Successfully treated patients whose conditions previously proved unresponsive to western medicine, including, migraine, spinal column disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, tumors, and psycho-emotional disorders.

Executive Board Member, New England Seacoast Holistic Health Association (NESHHA) 2006-2010.
Dr. Belopolsky served alternately as a member of Executive and Advisory boards governing NESHHA. NESHHA is an organization dedicated to collaboration between holistic and conventional health practitioners, and to public education on the holistic approach to medicine.  During Mr. Belopolsky‚Äôs tenure, NESHHA expanded to include one new chapter, organized monthly public education seminars and workshops, and contracted with talk radio educational programming.

Founder and Leader of Holistic Options Positive Effects (HOPE) Clinic 2005-2011
Created HOPE, a network dedicated to providing holistic medicine options to low-income patients. Assembled a group of over a dozen holistic health providers, including acupuncturists, massage therapists, grief therapist, reiki practitioners and other health professionals, who provide pro bono services.  Coordinates intake and assessment of patients and matches patients with providers.  HOPE works with SeaCare Health Services (aka Clinics Without Walls) and Avis Goodwin Community Health Center.

Apprentice to the Ling Dynasty 1997-Present
Apprentice to the Ling Dynasty, a 500-year-old Chinese school of Classical Five Element Acupuncture.  The Ling Dynasty emphasizes holistic over symptomatic approach to treatment and remains one of the few Dynasties unaltered by political pressure. In the past decade, the Ling Dynasty accepted fewer than ten Apprentices in the United States.

Holistic Health Consultant  1993-2001
Operated a private consulting office, advising patients on homeopathy, herbal medicine and nutrition.  Administered Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique.

Chief Veterinarian, Simferopol, Ukraine 1990-1991
Crimea State Medical University Clinic
Founded and developed a veterinary branch in a premier medical clinic affiliated with Crimea State Medical University.  Supervised five associates, all University professors.  Diagnosed and treated a variety of small animals.  Developed new treatment methodologies combining Western medical approach with Acupuncture and Homeopathy.  Published regular educational articles in Simferopol city newspaper.

Veterinary Surgeon, Kharkov, Ukraine 1986-1990
M. Sitenko Institute for Spine and Joint Pathology of the Academy of Medical Science of Ukraine  
Conducted advanced orthopedic research.  Performed surgeries and autopsies.  Diagnosed and treated small animals.  Published in popular science journal Chemistry and Life.  Researched treatment methodologies combining Western medical approach with Acupuncture and Homeopathy. 

Assistant Instructor ,Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Boston, MA 2001                                                                                                                                            
Supervised laboratory practice and provided hands on instructions to students in Foundations Course in Veterinary Acupuncture, an intensive course for licensed veterinarians. The course, sponsored by the SVM Foundation, covered Chinese holistic medicine theory and point location technique for both humans and animals.

Seminars and Lectures 1991-Present
Delivered over 200 hours of lectures and seminars on holistic medicine to professionals and consumers, both in the United States and Europe.
Taught at universities, pharmacies, medical clinics and through talk radio programs.  Teaching topics included:

  1. Comparison of Western and Eastern healing methodologies

  2. Natural and chemical antibiotics

  3. Holistic treatment for mood disorders

  4. Introduction to Chinese medical theory (Yin/Yang, Qi, Five Elements, etc.)

  5. Introduction to Acupuncture and Holistic Medicine

  6. Seasonal disorders and treatment