Brendan Armm

L.Ac., Dipl.OM, DAOM
UserPhoto Pain Management, Orthopedics, Integrative Medicine
Member since November 2006
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Male , born on Oct 8th
Santa Monica , CA   United States

Favorite Book: Peace is Every Step
Favorite Herb: Dang Gui
Element: Earth
Zodiac: Rabbit
Activities: Yoga, Walking, Gardening, Swimming, Biking
Interests: Nature, Family/Friends, Movies
When Not On, I am... treating patients

Organizations: American Association of Oriental Medicine (AAOM), California State Oriental Medical Association (CSOMA), American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), American Acupuncture Council, Acupuncture & Integrated Medicine Specialists

I Teach At
Emperor's College of Traditional Oriental Medicine
Meditation I: Introduction to Meditation; Meditation II: The Yin Organs


Brendan Armm, DAOM, LAc - Founder/Director Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Dr. Armm is a board-certified Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicinal Herbalist both in the state of California and nationally. He is among fewer than fifty practitioners nationally to have completed a first of its kind clinical Doctorate in Orthopedics, Pain Management and Integrative Medicine. In addition to Dr. Armm’s practice with and founding Lotus East-West Medical Center, he teaches Oriental medicine and meditation to the master level students at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine. While becoming a licensed acupuncturist, he was named “Student of the Year,” an award presented by the American Association of Oriental Medicine given only to the top student in the country. To enhance his clinical education, Dr. Armm completed a year long doctoral fellowship at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown Los Angeles, a two year internship under Dr. Zhiyou Qiu, LAc, MD (China) at Emperor’s Doctoral Pain Management Clinic in Santa Monica, and an externship at the Venice Family Clinic. He graduated at the top of his class at both Emperor’s College and Wesleyan University receiving both schools’ highest honors. Originally from Connecticut, Dr. Armm comes from a family of doctors. He grew up pursuing his western medical dream including assisting in the emergency room at Bridgeport’s St. Vincent’s Hospital, performing research in Immunology and Dermatology at Yale University School of Medicine, shadowing a Cardiologist at Bridgeport Hospital, and working in his father’s Urological private practice. Being exposed to disease and suffering led Dr. Armm to the practice of meditation to cultivate compassion. Over the next six years, he embodied the value of treating the whole individual and not just the disease. Then, a six-month journey through India.... for more information, visit