Dr. Anna Folckomer began her professional career as a classically trained dancer, who choreographed and performed in many works seen in the United States and United Kingdom. While working through injuries as a dancer, she turned to acupuncture for rehabilitation and physical support as a reliable outlet for maintaining adequate physical and mental health.
Dr. Folckomer attended Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in New York City, where she earned her Master’s of Science and her Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She has completed clinical internships at the Integrative Oncology Center of Beth Israel/Mount Sinai Hopsital, Columbia Student Health Urgent Care,Housing Works, and Pacific College's onsite acupuncture clinic. Dr. Folckomer has treated a wide variety of populations including pediatrics, auto-immune, oncology, athletes, HIV and fertility patients. Her specialities include pain management, musculoskeletal
disorders, sports and performance-based injuries and rehabilitation, mental and emotional health, addiction and recovery, and metabolic disorders. She is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and is licensed and board certified to practice Acupuncture and Herbology by the National Commission on Certification of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Dr. Folckomer is one of the Co-Founders and Instructors of the internationally known seminar series,
Immaculate Dissection. When she is not seeing patients, Dr. Folckomer travels with Immaculate Dissection
to teach and demonstrate anatomy and corrective exercises to fellow clinicians. She is also an adjunct faculty member at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where she teaches Anatomy and Physiology, and a Gross Anatomy Lab Instructor at Seton Hall University.
Dr. Folckomer is available to for acupuncture and herbal appointments in the greater New York area and London. She is also availablefor online consultations. Please visit the Contact page to schedule a phone consultation or an appointment.