About Roxene

Roxene Bates, LAcRoxene Z. Bates is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, certified through the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds professional licenses for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Utah and California and is an AcuDetox Specialist certified through the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association. She is also a clinically trained practitioner of the Mei Zen cosmetic acupuncture system.

Graduating Summa Cum Laude, Roxene received her medical training from Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, a 5 year post baccalaureate graduate college, including advanced training with UCLA’s Center for East-West Medicine, which integrated contemporary Western Medicine with traditional Eastern Medicine paradigms. Her internships included the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, Venice Family Clinic, Being Alive HIV Clinic in Los Angeles and AcuDetox Centers in New Mexico, along with clinical rounds at Emperor's Acupuncture Clinic and Los Angeles area hospitals.

A native of Cache Valley, Roxene is an avid skier, snowboarder, flight instructor and retired airline captain.