Peter Hanfileti, MD
Credentials & Training

Peter Hanfileti and Alaskan Malamute Cassi

Peter Hanfileti, MD spent 6 years as a primary care Pediatrician at The Vancouver Clinic (Vancouver, WA, USA) before changing his career focus toward Holistic Medicine.

He is Board Certified in Pediatrics and received his medical education at SUNY-Buffalo in New York state, and obtained his Pediatrics residency training at the University of Michigan.

Peter received further certification and training in Medical Acupuncture through the UCLA School of Medicine.


Peter became Board Certified by the "ABMA", American Board of Medical Acupuncture in 2001.

Medical Acupuncture is a specific style of acupuncture developed for physicians to treat adults and children with a wide range of acute and chronic conditions which often are difficult to treat with conventional medicine.

Peter is on the medical staff of Southwest Washington Medical Center (SWMC) as a Physician Acupuncturist. To patients of Points of Origin (with consent of their primary physician), Peter offers in-hospital acupuncture treatments.

Since 1998 Peter has treated children, adolescents, and adults with Acupuncture and other Alternative Medicine techniques. He has a particular interested in gentle, effective, non-invasive treatment methods, especially for children but also adults. As a result he is a Certified BodyTalk™ Practitioner and a member of the International BodyTalk™ Association as well as the Portland BodyTalk™ Association.

Peter has an ongoing interest in Chinese Medicine, Energy Medicine, and Eastern philosophy.

Lisa Hanfileti, LAc, MAcOM
Credentials & Training

Lisa Hanfileti and Alaskan Malamute Orion

Lisa Hanfileti is a Licensed Acupuncturist (LAc) with a Masters Degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine (MAcOM) from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

Lisa is Certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) and an active member of the Southwest Washington Acupuncture Group.


In 1999 Lisa received her Certification in Esogetic Colorpuncture™ from the Institute of Esogetic Colorpuncture™, USA.

Prior to becoming an acupuncturist, Lisa received her Masters (MA) Degree in Biology from Boston University where she specialized in Reproductive Endocrinology.

After moving from Boston to Michigan and finally to Vancouver, Lisa spent 5 years working in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technologies; First at Arbor Park Reproductive Medicine Associates (Ann Arbor, MI) and later at OHSU & Northwest Fertility (Portland, OR).

Lisa worked as a Laboratory Technologist specializing in Embryology and Andrology and became interested in the (often unaddressed) influences of mind, body, and spirit (including stress, emotions, and beliefs) on infertility.

Her exposure to acupuncture and Chinese Medicine began when she tried it in 1995 because of chronic headaches and insomnia. (But that's only half of the story! For the full story, read, From Acupuncture Skeptic To Believer And Beyond on Lisa's "other" website, dedicated to helping new acupuncturists create, manage, and grow a successful acupuncture practice.)

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