dr andre sorger
Area of Expertise
Dr Andre Sorger; Brief CV

Course – Pain Management; Traditional Chinese Medicine + Acupuncture


2005- Current:

Lecturer/ Clinic Supervisor: University of Western Cape, School of Natural Medicine, Bellville, Western Cape.
Supervisor student clinic: both on-campus and outreach program in township.
Lecturer in Chinese Herbal medicine and Foundations of Chinese Medicine.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Clinic, Cape Town, South Africa.
Acupuncture and Herbal medicine administered to private patients.
Developing Health prevention and promotion program for education of public sector.
Integrating skills with allopathic and other alternative health care practitioners.
Teaching of public Qi Gong classes.
Establishing  1st African AIDS centre utilizing Traditional Chinese Medicine

Returned to South Africa in 2005 after living in the USA for 15 years.
2001-2004 Wellness Director, Light and Life Spa: Mauna Kea Beach Hotel: Hawaii, USA
Developed and implemented individualized wellness programs-with emphasis on lifestyle management: incorporating preventative care, anti-aging, dietary education, exercise modalities, treatment alternatives, relaxation, weight loss and stress management.
Provided Integrative Medicine services (diagnosis and treatment) to resort guests and corporate clients.
Formulated new herbal products for a variety of syndromes and sold in retail spa stores.

1998 – 2003 Doctor of Chinese Medicine
Integrative Medicine Centre: Kamuela, HI, USA.
Treatment of hundreds of patients over a 4 year period- utilizing Acupuncture, Massage, Chinese and Western herbal medicine, nutritional counseling and allergy elimination methods.
Developed the Wellness program: offering healing and regeneration in Hawaii.
Presented seminars nationally on health-related topics.
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2005 University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa.                               Post-graduate Diploma in Health Management (Oliver Tambo Fellowship).

2004 Head and Scalp Acupuncture, Los Angles, CA

2003 Auricular (Ear) Acupuncture, Los Angeles, CA

2003: Virginia Doran: Acupuncture Facial Rejuvenation + Chinese Herbal Formula for the skin, anti-aging. Kailua- Kona, Hawaii

2002 Richard Tan’s balance method: Acupuncture for Pain Management, San Diego, CA

2001 Hatha Yoga Teacher’s training, Sivananda Ashram, Nassau, Bahamas

2001 Shudei Denman, Japanese Acupuncture, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

2000 Numbrupad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET), Bueno Park, CA

1999 Heilongjiang University of TCM. Harbin, China.
Graduate work in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine in Traditional Chinese Medicine hospitals.

1998 Diplomate in Acupuncture, National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) licensure.

1995-1998 Traditional Chinese Medicine College of Hawaii.  Kamuela, HI, USA
Specialization in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.

1995 Mantak Chia’s: Chi Nei Tsang (Internal organ massage)

1995 Academy of Chinese Science and Culture, Oakland, CA
Majors: Foundations of Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine.

1995 The Acupressure Institute.  Berkeley, CA, USA.
Massage Therapist Certification- focus on Shiatsu, Tui-Na, Acupressure.

1984 University of Cape Town.  Cape Town, South Africa.
Bachelors of Commerce- Distinction in Accounting and Financial Management.

1981 Sea Point High School.  Sea Point, Cape Town, South Africa.
High School Certification. Matriculated top of class.