Yvonne Tyson, M.D.(Specialty in Family Medicine and Holistic Medicine)

  • Mon - Wed : 9 AM - 5 PM / Fri : 9 AM - 3 PM
  • (562) 728-6738

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About Yvonne Tyson, M.D.

“I became a physician to develop a balanced approach to integrating allopathic (western) and complementary (holistic) medicine.”

Certifications

  • Diplomat/ American Board of Medical Acupuncture, 2001 – Present
  • Nambudripad Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET), 1995 – Present
  • Fellow/International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture, 1986 – Present
  • Diplomat/American Board of Family Practice, 1984 – Present

Medical Education

  • 1978 – 1981
    Doctor of Medicine
    Brown University, Program in Medicine
    Providence, Rhode Island

Internship & Residency

  • 1981-1982
    Internship – Family Medicine
    Department of Family Practice
    Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital
  • 1982-1984
    Residency-Family Medicine
    Department of Family Practice
    Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital

Acupuncture Training

  • 1984
    Basic Acupuncture for Physicians and Dentists
    Center for Chinese Medicine
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 1986
    Electrical Acupuncture
    The International Academy of Clinical Acupuncture
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 1992
    Preceptorship
    Dr. Yiding WangCA., OMD. (China)
    Los Angeles, CA
  • 1996-1997
    Medical Acupuncture for Physicians
    The International Academy for Clinical Acupuncture

Professional Experience

  • Physician, Family Medicine in Rosecrans Santa Fe Medical Clinic, 1984-1985
  • Medical Director, American Pain Institute in Long Beach, CA, 1986-1989
  • Emergency Medicine Physician, ER Department of Mission Community Hospital in Huntington Beach, CA, 1986 -1988
  • Industrial Medicine Physician, Lemus Industrial Medical Clinic in the City of Commerce, CA, 1986-1989
  • Conducted stress Management Seminars using Alpha Wave Stimulation and Guided Imagery, 1986-1990
  • Physician, Family Medicine, Pain Management using Auricular Therapy and Micro-Electyrical Nerve Stimulation, 1986-1995
  • Chief of Family Medicine, St Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA 90813,1993-1995
  • Physician in Family Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Integrative/Preventive Medicine in Long Beach, CA 90807, 2/1995 – 9/1995

Professional Awards & Memberships

  • 1976 – 1978, Dean’s list, Federal City College, University of the District of Columbia
  • 1984 – 2010, The Brown Medical Association
  • 1993 – 2010, National Medical Association
  • 1993 – 2012, The American Academy of Family Physicians
  • 1998 – Present, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • 2001 – 2005, Healing Touch International,Inc.
  • 2009 – Present, American Academy of Holistic Medicine

Research

  • Drew Weight Reduction Program, 1984
    Martin Luther King Jr. Hospital
    Charles Drew Medical School
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Autism/NAET

Publications

  • “Drew Program for Obesity Treatment”
    Journal of the National Medical Association
    Vo. 77, No. 9, 1985
  • “Stress: Your Enemy or Your Friend”
    ProHealth Newsletter, 1999
  • Autism Study

Lectures

  • Psychoneuroimmunology(CME for Nurses), 1999
    St. Mary Medical Center
  • Stress Management and Meditation, 2002
    ProHealthPartners
    911 E. San Antonio Drive, Suite 1
    Long Beach, CA 90807
  • Emotion and Allergies, 2009
    France

Hobbies & Interests

During Dr. Tyson’s free time, she enjoys yoga, meditation and reading. She is also very interested in all aspects of alternative medicine. She supports her patients in their effort to achieve a balance of mind, body and spirit, which in turn brings them closer to optimum health.

Dr. Tyson incorporates Medical Acupuncture, NAET for allergy treatment along with Homeo-pathics and nutritionals in her practice.