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Annie Budhathoki, LAc, DAOM

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Academic Information

Departments: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Adjunct Instructor

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Acupuncture
  • Acupuncture Analgesia
  • Acupuncture Points
  • Acupuncture Therapy
  • Acupuncture, Ear
  • Acupuncturist
  • Electroacupuncture
  • Electrical Stimulation Motor Point/Peripheral Nerve Blocks (lidocaine, alcohol, and phenol)
  • Cancer Related Fatigue
  • Hot Flashes
  • Insomnia, Fatal Familial
  • Headache
  • Acute Pain Management and Consultation
  • Chronic pain management
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Orthopaedics
  • Alternative or adjuvant medicine methods for the management of neurological diseases
  • Geriatrics
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation
  • Medical Oncology
  • Wellness Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Resident Well-Being
  • Mind-Body and Relaxation Techniques
  • Mind-Body Relations (Metaphysics)

Annie Budhathoki, DAOM, L. Ac. is an acupuncturist at Huntsman Cancer Institute’s Linda B. and Robert B. Wiggins Wellness and Integrative Health Center. Her practice specializes in treatment of cancer-related side effects. She is passionate about helping patients maintain wellness and longevity after a cancer diagnosis.

She is a nationally certified Diplomat of Acupuncture, licensed in Utah. She holds a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Yo San University in Los Angeles, California, where her focus was integrative medicine, healthy aging and longevity. She received her Master of Science degree in oriental medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California.

Dr. Budhathoki is also a research investigator on the use of acupuncture in the oncology setting. Her areas of interest include oncology, integrative medicine, pain management, geriatrics, and neurological disorders. Her study of traditional Tibetan medicine in Nepal has furthered her research in natural medicine from around the world.

Education History

Doctoral Training Yo San University
Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
Graduate Training Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
Traditional Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture