About Dr. Laura

Dr. Laura’s Acupuncture & Holistic Practice

Doctor of AcupunctureLaura Bertoncini, AP, DOM1
Laura Bertoncini is a graduate of the East West College of Natural Medicine in Sarasota, Florida, with a five-year Master’s Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.2 She is nationally board certified in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine byNCCAOM (National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).  Laura Bertoncini graduated at the top of her class and was awarded an externship at HealthSouth (Rehabilitation) Hospital in Sarasota. During her externship, she worked alongside the hospital conditions, orthopedic injuries, mental and emotional issues, autoimmune disorders, urinary disorders, respiratory disorders and trauma due to auto accidents. While working for an internist in South Florida, Laura Bertoncini performed acupuncture on patients with various medical conditions. She has nearly 15 years of experience in both Western and Eastern medicine, as well as, experience in running a successful Western medical practice. In the state of Florida, Laura Bertoncini is qualified to be a primary physician; however, since 2006, she has strictly devoted her practice to Eastern medicine and holistic health.In addition to her practice, Laura Bertoncini has received advanced training from the renowned physician, Dr. Li-Chun Huang in Advanced Auricular Acupuncture.

In 2013, she was awarded Third Degree Reiki Practitioner (Master) and integrates Reiki healing in her practice.

Laura Bertoncini believes in one-on-one patient care and the importance of treating mind, body and spirit. As evidenced by her training, she implements a preventive, integrative and holistic medical approach in transforming a patient’s health. Her personal and caring bedside manner, coupled with her enthusiasm and exceptional communication skills, ensure that each patient feels relaxed, comfortable and confident in her expert treatment. She enjoys interacting with her patients, helping them to feel and be the best they can be!

Laura Bertoncini is a member of:  BNI, Pasco Aging Network, West Pasco Chamber of Commerce, Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, Trinity Positive Business Network, Nature Coast Business Professionals and CAMRA. (Complementary Alternative Medicine Referral Association-www.camra.info)


AP, Acupuncture Physician; DOM, Doctor of Oriental Medicine.
2 East West College of Natural Medicine provides an education in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with adjunctive training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) therapies in integrative Western medical studies.