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The Acupuncturist specialty is generally very female-friendly with a large majority (64%) of providers reporting as female compared to only 35% reporting as male. People living in California, New York, Florida, Oregon, and Maryland enjoy living in one of the 5 most popular states/territories where Acupuncturist providers practice. In all, there are 33,729 registered Acupuncturist providers in the United States with over 7,450 of those located in California alone while around 3,159 chose to practice in New York. Acupuncturist providers have been assigned the 171100000X taxonomy code in the NPI registry, which is a Level II Classification. Click here for more information about medical specialty types.
Overall, Acupuncturist specialists practice in 56 different states/territories.
What are Acupuncturist providers?
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An acupuncturist is a person who performs ancient therapy for alleviation of pain, anesthesia and treatment of some diseases. Acupuncturists use long, fine needles inserted into specific points in order to treat painful conditions or produce anesthesia.