Skaneateles New York Healing Meridian Medical Acupuncture

Healing Meridian Medical Acupuncture has recently opened at 13 Fennell Street in Skaneateles. Dr.
Douglass Powell and Catherine C Powell specialize in acupuncture, Reikki, and massage. For thousands of years
acupuncture has been used, along with herbal medicine, for pain relief and treatment of various ailments. Dr. Powell has
maintained a long time interest in Eastern Philosophical Teachings. Throughout his career as a medical doctor, he has also
studied several other alternative integrative healing arts including: Reiki, Cranio Sacral Therapy, Guided Imagery and
Spiritual Healing Practices of the Incas. As for his medical background, Dr. Powell earned a B.S. in Biology with a minor
in Philosophy from Le Moyne College in 1975, and his MD in a special 3 year accelerated program from SUNY Buffalo
School of Medicine in 1978. After returning to the Syracuse area, he completed his internship and residency as Chief
Resident in 1982 at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Dr. Powell then assumed the position of Assistant Professor and
Director of Clinics in Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1982-1986 at Upstate Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital. In
1982 he also started an OB-GYN private practice in Syracuse. While continuing to practice Gynecology, Douglass
completed the UCLA and Stanford program in Medical Acupuncture. Call (315) 546-0017 or visit their website at