Kath Bartlett, MS, LAc is the owner of the Asheville Center for Chinese Medicine. Bartlett practices in a traditional Chinese style incorporating acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Tui Na massage, dietary and lifestyle counseling to treat a wide variety of health conditions.

She achieves effective results treating back, neck, knee and joint pain, headaches, allergies & sinus problems, chronic bronchitis, fatigue, fibromyalgia, acid regurgitation (heartburn), bowel problems, PMS, menstrual pain, Perimenopausal complaints (including hot flashes) insomnia, depression and anxiety, non-responsive eczema, hives and acne.


Bartlett has been a contributing writer for several Asheville publications, including: Rapid River Magazine, Whole Health News, New Life Journal, in addition to the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Newsletter and The Pulse of Oriental Medicine web magazines. She frequently lectures about Chinese medicine at various colleges and civic organizations, including the MAHEC Residency Program, A&B Technical College and UNCA's College for Seniors. Bartlett has appeared as a featured guest on the "Health Watch" segment of KUSI News in San Diego.

Bartlett relocated to Asheville from San Diego, California. There, she externed at several University of California, San Diego Medical School sites, including the Owen's Clinic for HIV+ at Mercy Hospital. Bartlett earned her Masters of Science degree in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the respected Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, San Diego. She is board certified in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Bartlett completed advance studies of the classics texts of Chinese medical theory with Dr. Min Fan, formally of Bei Jing University. Bartlett received her Bachelor of Arts degree from UCLA.

Bartlett is a member of the American Association of Acupunture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM) and the North Carolina Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCAAOM).


Curriculum Vitae

Experienced, Dedicated, Effective