About Us - Our Faculty

George G. Stretch, DN, DAOM, LAc, DAAPM, DNBAO

Interim Assistant Dean, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Dr. George G. Stretch Interim Assistant Dean, specializes in pain management and conservative orthopedic care. He has provide integrative health care to the Fox Valley area for nearly 25 years as a naprapath and acupuncturist.

Dr. Stretch graduated from the Chicago College of Naprapathic Medicine in 1988. He continued his studies at Midwest College of Oriental Medicine to become a licensed acupuncturist in 1992. Dr. Stretch performed his residency in acupuncture with the Department of Anesthesiology at Cook County Hospital - Chicago, performing acupuncture at the out-patient pain clinic.

He went on to obtain his second Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine - San Francisco, in June 2011. While there, he specialized in treating patients for pain management and associated head trauma, while completing his residency at the California Pacific Medical Center.

Dr. Stretch holds three National Board Certifications, a diplomate with the American Academy of Pain Management (DAAPM), a diplomate with the National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (DNBAO), from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Los Angeles, and a Board Certification through the National Board of Naprapathic Examiners.

He is a member of numerous professional associations, including the American Naprapathic Association, Illinois Naprapathic Association, American Academy of Pain Management, American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, and the American Association of Pain Management Practitioners, and is a recommended provider of the Fibromyalgia Network.