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Meet Mike Berkley


Meet Mike Berkley

Mike’s Personal Story

Overcoming Infertility Challenges with Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Infertility can be a daunting journey for couples longing to start a family. When my wife and I faced this difficult reality, our pursuit of parenthood led us to explore alternative therapies such as acupuncture and herbal medicine. Little did we know that these ancient practices would hold the key to our dreams.

Discovering the Ancient Art of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Driven by our desire to conceive, my wife sought the guidance of an acupuncturist and herbalist who possessed some knowledge of reproductive issues. Despite initial disappointments, after undergoing acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments for six months, my wife experienced a regulated menstrual cycle. And then, like a miracle, the next month brought forth the greatest joy of our lives—she became pregnant and carried our child to term without any complications. Our once seemingly elusive dream had become a beautiful reality thanks to the remarkable effects of acupuncture and herbal medicine.

Intrigued and humbled by the transformative power of these seemingly mystical practices, I delved into the world of acupuncture and herbal medicine. To my astonishment, I discovered that these healing modalities had existed for over 3,000 years, with centuries of medical texts dedicated to addressing reproductive disorders and their treatments.

Pursuing Education and Expertise in Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine

Motivated by my personal experience and burning curiosity, I responded to an advertisement for an open house at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine's New York campus. Little did I know that this would be the first step in a six-year journey that would shape my future. With unwavering determination, I obtained a degree in acupuncture and earned National Board Certification in herbal medicine.

Equipped with the necessary license and fueled by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, I dedicated every moment to studying Western medical approaches and the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine about infertility treatment. Through rigorous study and invaluable clinical experience, I developed unique acupuncture protocols and proprietary herbal formulas, tailoring them to each individual or couple seeking my assistance.

Combining Western and Chinese Medical Approaches to Infertility Treatment

Embracing a holistic approach, I harmoniously integrate Western and Chinese medical methodologies in my practice. By amalgamating the latest advancements in Western reproductive medicine with the ancient wisdom of acupuncture and herbal medicine, I strive to offer the most comprehensive and effective treatment for infertility.

Empowering Couples to Fulfill Their Dream of Parenthood

Each patient who walks through the doors of The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness is an incredible gift, representing another opportunity to bring happiness and fulfillment into the world. Assisting countless couples in realizing their dreams of starting a family has become the central focus of my life. With immense gratitude and boundless enthusiasm, I work tirelessly to provide compassionate care, personalized treatment plans, and unwavering support, empowering couples on their path to parenthood.

In conclusion, the miraculous journey my wife and I embarked upon led us to the awe-inspiring realms of acupuncture and herbal medicine. From personal experience to professional dedication, I have witnessed firsthand the life-changing potential these ancient practices hold for couples struggling with infertility. Together, we can transform dreams into reality and create a world where the joy of parenthood knows no bounds. We can rewrite the infertility narrative by integrating Western medical knowledge and the ancient wisdom of acupuncture and herbal medicine, offering hope, healing, and the gift of new life.

If you and your partner are facing the challenges of infertility, know that there are alternative approaches available that have shown remarkable success. Acupuncture and herbal medicine, rooted in centuries of tradition, have the potential to address the underlying causes of reproductive disorders and enhance fertility.

In conjunction with acupuncture, herbal medicine offers a complementary avenue for fertility enhancement. Herbal formulas, carefully crafted based on traditional Chinese medicine principles, combine potent herbs that work synergistically to address specific reproductive imbalances. These natural remedies can regulate hormonal levels, improve ovarian function, enhance uterine lining thickness, and promote reproductive health.

When you have a first consultation, we'll take the time to understand your unique medical history, lifestyle factors, and reproductive goals. This comprehensive evaluation allows us to create a tailored treatment plan to address your needs. Whether you are dealing with ovulation disorders, endometriosis, male factor infertility, or unexplained infertility, our integrated approach will give you the best chance of success.

We will monitor your progress closely throughout your treatment, adjusting the acupuncture sessions and herbal prescriptions as necessary. Our goal is to help you conceive and support you throughout the pregnancy journey, ensuring optimal health for both you and your baby.

As you embark on this transformative path, know you are not alone. The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness is here to provide compassionate care, unwavering support, and a wealth of knowledge in fertility enhancement. Together, we can overcome the challenges of infertility and pave the way for a future filled with joy, love, and the precious gift of a child.

Take the first step towards realizing your dream of starting a family. Contact The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness today and let us be your partners in the journey of parenthood.

Experience, Appearances, & Memberships

  • Television and radio appearances:
  • 1997 - Dr. Robert Atkins Radio Show, WEVD, New York, NY
  • 1997 - News All Day, NY1-TV, New York, NY
  • 2002 - Today in New York, WNBC (NBC), New York, NY
  • 2002 - Live With Regis & Kelly, WABC-TV (ABC), New York, NY
  • 2002 - The Early Show, WCBS-TV (CBS), New York, NY
  • 2004 - Interviewed on WHLV Talk Radio, Buffalo, NY
  • 2006 - WBAI - Global Medicine Radio. Interviewed by Dr. Kamau Kokayi
  • 2006 - Interviewed on the ROSHOW with Rolanda Watts
  • 2007 - Karma Radio, Myths and Realities of Infertility
  • 2007 - Conceive On Air, Talk Radio with Kim Hahn
  • 2007 - Interviewed on WWOR-TV Channel 9 News by Tena Ezzeddine
  • Professional society memberships:
  • A Torah Infertility Medium Exchange (Medical Advisory Board)
  • Acupuncture Society of New York
  • American Association of Oriental Medicine
  • American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM) (Board of Directors)
  • American Infertility Association
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • American Society of Acupuncturists (Fellow)
  • InterNational Council on Infertility Information Dissemination (INCIID) (Board Member)
  • National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
  • New York State Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Westchester Chapter)
  • Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (Advisory Board Member)
  • Resolve, The National Infertility Association
  • Lectures:
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, "Concepts and Applications of Traditional Chinese Medicine" 1997
  • Resolve, New York, "Infertility and Herbal Medicine" 1998
  • Resolve, Brooklyn, "The Use of Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine in the Treatment of Infertility" 1998
  • American Infertility Association, "Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Primary Infertility" 1998
  • American Infertility Association, "Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine and Infertility" 2001
  • Resolve, New Jersey, Annual Family Building Symposium, “Infertility and Traditional Chinese Medicine” 2002
  • Resolve, New Jersey, "Infertility, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine" 2003
  • A.T.I.M.E., “Acupuncture for Infertility, Does it Work?” 2004
  • The Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, "Infertility, Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine" 2005
  • The Jewish Community Center, NYC, “Acupuncture and IVF” 2005
  • Pacific Symposium, “East meets West in Reproductive Medicine” 2005
  • Resolve Brooklyn, "The Use of Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine in the Treatment of Infertility" 2006

Current Projects

Mike is currently writing a book on reproductive disorders and Chinese medicine, and hosts his groundbreaking seminars, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Reproductive Medicine in the Diagnosis & Treatment of Infertility, across the country. With the increase in the number of couples being diagnosed as “infertile,” Mike feels that it is even more important now to share his expertise and findings with acupuncturists, herbalists, gynecologists, and other healthcare professionals.