Dianne Duncan, LAc

Acupuncturist, Herbalist and Integrative Medicine Practitioner & Functional Medicine located in Central North, Austin, TX

About Dianne Duncan LAc. MSOM, Dipl OM, DNS

Dianne Duncan, LAc, brings her passion for acupuncture and Chinese medicine to Austin Quan Yin in Austin, Texas. She is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners as an acupuncturist, is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine. She received her masters from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin.

As a systems analyst and project manager for twenty years, Dianne brings this discipline to managing a full-service professional apothecary carrying only medicinals and supplements certified for safety, purity and potency. She maintains her commitment to her patients by continually studying with leaders in Chinese Herbology in the US, nutrition, functional medicine and modern combination homeopathy. A member of the Texas State Acupuncture Association and the American Association of Oriental Medicine, Dianne serves her community by working with special populations. In her spare time Dianne enjoys traveling, cooking, theater, pilates, her cats and friends, and is an avid UT women’s basketball and volleyball fan.

 

Credentials:

Master of Oriental Medicine from Academy of Oriental Medicine 2000

Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (through 2020)

Licensed Acupuncturist by Texas State Board of Medical Examiners (AC00482)

Certificate in Naturopathic Medicine from American Naturopathic Medical Institute 2007

Doctor of Naturopathic Science from Breyer State University 2007

Board Certification in Auriculotherapy by Auriculotherapy Certification Institute 2004

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas in Austin 1983

 

Professional Associations:

American Association of Oriental Medicine

Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

 

Additional Training:

Level 1 Cranial Sacral Therapy with Upledger Institute

Level 1 and 2 in Cranial Sacral Therapy with Hugh Miln

Pulse Interpretation with William Morris, OMD, LAc.

Revolutionary Pulse Diagnosis, Level 1 and Advanced with Jimmy Chang, Lac

Korean Hand Acupuncture

Japanese Meridian Therapy with Jake Fratkin, LAc.

Balance Method Acupuncture (Levels I, II, III) plus many advanced seminars with Richard T. Tan, OMD, Lac.

Drug/Herb Interactions with Dr. John Chen, Ph.D., Pharm.D, OMD, L.Ac.

Functional Endocrinology through the University of Bridgeport, Ct with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2004

MetaMarx Metabolic Markers with Dr. Stephen Stiteler, L.Ac, OMD, D. Hom

Integra Nutritional And Metabolic Seminars with Dr. Stephen Stiteler, L.Ac, OMD, D. Hom

Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2006, 2008

Intermediate Training: Stimulus Response Testing from Bio-Meridian 2007

Advanced Training: Computerized Electrodermal Screening - Joyce Baker 2008

Functional Endocrinology Case Studies through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008

Neurotransmitters and Brain Seminar through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008, 2010

Case Studies in Functional Endocrinology through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008

Master Tung’s Points with Susan Johnson through AOMA (Beginning 1, 2, 3) 2009

Mastering the Thyroid through the University of Bridgeport , Ct with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2009, 2011

Environmental Toxicity and Neuroendocrine Immune Wind-Up by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2011 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Mastering the Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry through the University of Bridgeport , Ct written by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2012 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Neuroendocrine Immunology  by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2012 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton) of Blood Glucose Issues

Neuroendocrine Immunology of Environmental Triggers by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Neuroendocrine Immunology of Execise by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Autoimmune Triggers of Gluten Sensitivity by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Recognition and Prevention of Herb-Drug Interactions by Dr. John Chen of Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine 2013

Applied Meridian Balancing with D. Mark Tryling 2014

Treating Cardiovascular & Endocrine Disorders with D. Mark Tryling 2014

The Hun Follow the Shen: The Path to Your Inner Spiritual Heart with Dr. Mikio Sankey 2015

The Neuroendocrine Immunology of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth™
by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2015 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Food Allergies and Sensitivities in the New Millennium™ by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Role of Nitric Oxide, Glutathione, and Exercise in the Immune System by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Mastering Brain Chemistry by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Eric Dorninger)

Functional Endocrinology:Connecting New Research with Practical Applications™ by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2017 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connection written by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2017 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Intregrative Detox System by Linda Clark MA, CNS 2018

Basic Battlefield Acupuncture  by John Howard L.Ac, EMT, MLT 2019

Advanced Battlefield Acupuncture & Clinical Pearls by John Howard L.Ac, EMT 2019

Functional Medicine and Blood Chemistry Interpretation by Dr. Bryan Walsh 2019

 

(Note: This list does not include conferences, lectures and many workshops attended)

Read more
,  Office of Dianne Duncan, LAc

Dianne Duncan, LAc, brings her passion for acupuncture and Chinese medicine to Austin Quan Yin in Austin, Texas. She is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners as an acupuncturist, is nationally certified in Oriental Medicine. She received her masters from the Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin.

As a systems analyst and project manager for twenty years, Dianne brings this discipline to managing a full-service professional apothecary carrying only medicinals and supplements certified for safety, purity and potency. She maintains her commitment to her patients by continually studying with leaders in Chinese Herbology in the US, nutrition, functional medicine and modern combination homeopathy. A member of the Texas State Acupuncture Association and the American Association of Oriental Medicine, Dianne serves her community by working with special populations. In her spare time Dianne enjoys traveling, cooking, theater, pilates, her cats and friends, and is an avid UT women’s basketball and volleyball fan.

 

Credentials:

Master of Oriental Medicine from Academy of Oriental Medicine 2000

Diplomate in Oriental Medicine by National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (through 2020)

Licensed Acupuncturist by Texas State Board of Medical Examiners (AC00482)

Certificate in Naturopathic Medicine from American Naturopathic Medical Institute 2007

Doctor of Naturopathic Science from Breyer State University 2007

Board Certification in Auriculotherapy by Auriculotherapy Certification Institute 2004

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas in Austin 1983

 

Professional Associations:

American Association of Oriental Medicine

Texas Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

 

Additional Training:

Level 1 Cranial Sacral Therapy with Upledger Institute

Level 1 and 2 in Cranial Sacral Therapy with Hugh Miln

Pulse Interpretation with William Morris, OMD, LAc.

Revolutionary Pulse Diagnosis, Level 1 and Advanced with Jimmy Chang, Lac

Korean Hand Acupuncture

Japanese Meridian Therapy with Jake Fratkin, LAc.

Balance Method Acupuncture (Levels I, II, III) plus many advanced seminars with Richard T. Tan, OMD, Lac.

Drug/Herb Interactions with Dr. John Chen, Ph.D., Pharm.D, OMD, L.Ac.

Functional Endocrinology through the University of Bridgeport, Ct with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2004

MetaMarx Metabolic Markers with Dr. Stephen Stiteler, L.Ac, OMD, D. Hom

Integra Nutritional And Metabolic Seminars with Dr. Stephen Stiteler, L.Ac, OMD, D. Hom

Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2006, 2008

Intermediate Training: Stimulus Response Testing from Bio-Meridian 2007

Advanced Training: Computerized Electrodermal Screening - Joyce Baker 2008

Functional Endocrinology Case Studies through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008

Neurotransmitters and Brain Seminar through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008, 2010

Case Studies in Functional Endocrinology through the University of Bridgeport, CT with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2008

Master Tung’s Points with Susan Johnson through AOMA (Beginning 1, 2, 3) 2009

Mastering the Thyroid through the University of Bridgeport , Ct with Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2009, 2011

Environmental Toxicity and Neuroendocrine Immune Wind-Up by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2011 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Mastering the Mastering Functional Blood Chemistry through the University of Bridgeport , Ct written by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2012 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Neuroendocrine Immunology  by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2012 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton) of Blood Glucose Issues

Neuroendocrine Immunology of Environmental Triggers by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Neuroendocrine Immunology of Execise by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Autoimmune Triggers of Gluten Sensitivity by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2013 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Recognition and Prevention of Herb-Drug Interactions by Dr. John Chen of Lotus Institute of Integrative Medicine 2013

Applied Meridian Balancing with D. Mark Tryling 2014

Treating Cardiovascular & Endocrine Disorders with D. Mark Tryling 2014

The Hun Follow the Shen: The Path to Your Inner Spiritual Heart with Dr. Mikio Sankey 2015

The Neuroendocrine Immunology of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth™
by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2015 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Food Allergies and Sensitivities in the New Millennium™ by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Role of Nitric Oxide, Glutathione, and Exercise in the Immune System by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Mastering Brain Chemistry by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2016 (presented by Dr. Eric Dorninger)

Functional Endocrinology:Connecting New Research with Practical Applications™ by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2017 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

The Gluten, Leaky Gut, Autoimmune Connection written by Dr. Datis Kharrazian 2017 (presented by Dr. Tom Culleton)

Intregrative Detox System by Linda Clark MA, CNS 2018

Basic Battlefield Acupuncture  by John Howard L.Ac, EMT, MLT 2019

Advanced Battlefield Acupuncture & Clinical Pearls by John Howard L.Ac, EMT 2019

Functional Medicine and Blood Chemistry Interpretation by Dr. Bryan Walsh 2019

 

(Note: This list does not include conferences, lectures and many workshops attended)


Read less

Accepted Insurance Plans

Our clinic participates in most major insurance programs and networks. However, insurance plans vary in coverage so acupuncture is not a guaranteed benefit, even when Dianne Duncan L.Ac. is an in-network provider. In order to clarify coverage, we require all policies be verified prior to your appointment. Please verify your coverage under “Insurance Verification” or while scheduling an appointment using Zocdoc.

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
Multi-Plan Network
Multiplan PHCS
United Health Care