Dr. Margaret Batzer, DACM, R.Ac. is Michigan’s first Registered Acupuncturist. She is nationally Board-Certified in Acupuncture through the NCCAOM, and maintains her certification with continuing education annually. Dr. Batzer earned her Master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the prestigious Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, both nationally accredited programs. Her formal training includes over 3600 hours in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, Western Sciences, and Zen Shiatsu. Dr. Batzer served on the staff of the West Michigan Regional Cancer and Blood Center from 2003-08, where she worked with a team of health care professionals to develop the Complementary and Integrative Medicine program. While at WMRCBC, she treated numerous cancer and hematology patients with acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. Dr. Batzer has been an active professional member of the Michigan Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine since 2003.
Dr. Batzer has a passion for sharing the power and effectiveness of Acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She particularly enjoys helping patients to find hope for healing.
Dr. Batzer has maintained a private practice in her hometown of Manistee since 2003, and is pleased to offer acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in Ludington since 2008. In 2010, Ms. Batzer was appointed by the Governor to serve on the Michigan Board of Acupuncture, where she served until 2014. In 2020, she celebrates 17 years of practice.