How do I see Dr. Skip, O.M.D. as a non-VA Community Care Provider?


We offer a myriad of services to our Veteran Community.  Dr. Skip and J. Forsyth both come from military families (Navy and Air Force respectively) and are honored to serve our Vets in this capacity.

For more information on how to request a referral from the VA to see Dr. Skip, please click here for instructions. 

We have also prepared an intoductory printable letter to share with your local VA Primary Care Provider (click here to access and print).

Acupuncture Medicine for Veterans

Acupuncture therapy has been shown to be effective in treating veteran’s symptoms resulting from a wide range of conditions. The VA considers acupuncture effective for veterans who suffer from:

  • Pain associated with an injury or illness
  • Nausea and vomiting after an operation
  • Nausea and vomiting related to chemotherapy
  • Knee pain from osteoarthritis
  • Low back pain
  • Depression or other mental health concerns
  • Substance dependency

To learn more about Acupuncture Medicine click here.

To learn more about Chronic Pain Relief Options click here.

As an Acupuncture Physician, Dr. Skip can work to treat you integratively with the local VA.  Our holistic approach allows us to treat you on a wide range of issues.  We encourage you to explore our website.  Click here to learn about what makes Dr. Skip’s care unique.