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About Us

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Our Staff

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ABOUT DR. OSCAR

 

A resident of the Watsonville community, Dr Oscar studied traditional Chinese medicine at Five Branches University. During his time at Five Branches he spent a summer in Hangzhou, China studying pain management and facial rejuvenation and was also student body president. He became a Certified Massage Practitioner during his time at Five Branches University. After finishing his masters in traditional Chinese medicine, he went on to study at the University of East West Medicine and obtain his doctoral degree in Integrative Family Medicine and Pain Management.

Dr. Oscar has a interest in Mexican Traditional Medicine as well as other forms of healing. He practices Tai Chi and has a passion for learning and teaching workshops on a variety of subjects including medicine, business, technology and self improvement.

 

EDUCATION:

* Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry - UC Santa Cruz

* Masters of Traditional Chinese Medicine-Five Branches University 

Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine with emphasis on Integrative Family Medicine and Pain Management-University of East West Medicine

 

 

 

Our Mission & Services

The mission of Omni Health Medicine is to support you so that you can be the best you can be.

By providing accessible, quality care for people of all ages, utilizing a service system that emphasizes trust, respect, confidentiality, and compassion. We are committed to quality care that is provided with unique health strategies and an array of services. We are further committed to the philosophy that we exist for the customer/client.

 

Our philosophy is that optimal health and performance can be attained through the proper balance of exercise, nutrition, and care of the body. In addition, maintaining a state of good health depends on a normally functioning nervous system, a good state of mental well being and proper activity.

Traditional Chinese Medicine

 

Tui Na

A manipulative Chinese therapy (massage) that is suitable for all ages. Usually done with the patients dressed in light clothing. It serves to bring balance to the body by using a variety of techniques among them kneading, rolling, presses, brushes and rubs. Technique can be gentle or quite firm. These techniques can aid in the treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

 

Moxibustion

A traditional therapy using moxa (dried mug wort) used to stimulate acupressure points with the heat that the moxa sticks emanate. Used on individuals who would like an alternative to acupuncture.

 

Cupping therapy

An ancient form used by various cultures around the world . Cupping creates a local suction on the skin, it has many uses and can be used on the back, neck, shoulder and other body parts.

 

Acupressure

 

Similar to acupuncture, it is based on applying physical pressure to the acupuncture points instead of inserting a needle. Pressure may be applied by hand, elbow or with various devices.

 

Auriculotherapy

 

Is a method in which the ear is a microsystem that reflects the entire body. It is represented on the auricle (the outer portion of the ear). Various types of conditions can be treated by this method developed by french neurologist Paul Nogier.

 

Reflexology

 

Is a technique that involves application of pressure of the feet and hands with specific thumb, finger and hand techniques with or without the use of lotion. It is based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reflect an image of the body on the hands and feet.

 

Chinese Formulas

 

Chinese herbs are part of a rich tradition that allows for a tailored made solution to be made for the signs and symptoms that are being presented. These formulas have been developed over hundreds of years. Formulas are available in powder, pills and raw herbal form.

 
 

OUR STAFF

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Dr. Oscar

Owner/Clinician

Dr. Oscar hold a Master in Chinese Medicine and a Ph.D. in Integrative Family Medicine and Pain Management.

 

His  philosphy is that maintaining a state of good health depends on a normally functioning nervous system, a good state of mental well being and proper activity.

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Zelia Mares

Patient Care Assistant

 A resident of Gilroy, Ms. Mares attended UCSC for her undergraduate studies in biology. She is currently in their nursing program and in her spare time enjoys traveling, spending time with her dog,  and volunteering in the community.

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Ana Jackson

Patient Care Assistant

A resident of Watsonville , Ms. Jackson completed her emergency medical technician training while attending Cabrillo College. She is currently attending California State University Monterey Bay where she is pursuing her bachelor degree in nursing. She enjoys the outdoors and living an active lifestyle.

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Quincy Tam

Management Consultant

MBA graduate from UC Irvine.  Quincy Tam has 8 very successful and rewarding years in Medical Research & Development with the emphasis in project management.  Her career began when she participated in undergraduate research as a UC LEADS Scholar.  Since then she has completed projects for organizations ranging from developing diagnostic assays for infectious diseases at Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics to stem cell cancer gene therapy project at UCLA.  She really enjoys what she does! 

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Itziar Ibarra

Marketing

International business student at Tec De Monterrey, passionate about languages, cultures, experiences. During her courses, she fell in love with marketing and how the little details can make a big difference to the client. President of Innovation and Entrepreneurship groups in Mexico and organizer of TEDx talks looking to make a volunteer project to improve her community.

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Maya Morales

Data Systems and Office Manager

A native of the Watsonville, Maya is a dedicated individual that enjoys working with the youth of the community by mentoring them in the technology track. She has a background in forensic science and is currently pursuing her degree in cyber security. She enjoys reading science journals and spending time with her family.