As the founder of Gainesville Holistic Healthcare, Traci Pettigrew envisions an inclusive space for healing where patients feel supported and nurtured.
Traci’s professional background includes a decade of experience working within the Western Medical community. Based on her experiences, she chose to enter graduate studies for Oriental Medicine, Acupuncture, and Herbal Medicine, where she had the privilege to learn from Leon Hammer, M.D., the acclaimed doctor of Western and Chinese Medicine, in the areas of Contemporary Oriental Medicine and the world-renowned Shen-Hammer Pulse System. In 2022, Dr. Pettigrew received her doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Sciences.
Dr. Pettigrew is a graduate of the University of Florida (B.A. Liberal Arts, B.S. Health Sciences), Dragon Rises College of Oriental Medicine (M.S. Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine), and Pacific College of Health and Sciences (Doctorate Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine). She is NCCAOM board certified in Acupuncture, Bio-Medicine, and Oriental Medicine and is licensed by the State of Florida as an Acupuncture Physician. Traci’s licensure includes certification in Acupuncture Injection Therapy and she also holds certification in Microcurrent Point Stimulation.
As a longtime Gainesville resident, Traci enjoys the abundant natural beauty of North Central Florida and stays active in her community, volunteering to many local causes.