Arkadiy Sarkisov, R. AC/LMT


Arkadiy Sarkisov joined Born Clinic in June of 2001. He received a degree in Physical Therapy from Azerbaijan State University of Physical Culture and Sport and obtained a certification in Medical Massage. Arkadiy continued his education by obtaining a certification in Medical Acupuncture from  Nizhny-Novgorod Medical University (Russia), one of the first universities in Russia to offer courses in acupuncture. He has extensive experience in the medical field since the beginning of his career in 1985, and acupuncture was added to his credentials in 1992.

In 1996, Arkadiy immigrated to the United States where he continued to practice both Massage Therapy and Acupuncture. While maintaining a thriving practice in the United States, Arkadiy pursued further education and earned a Master’s Degree in Chinese Acupuncture from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine. He is a member the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM), Michigan Medical Acupuncture Association (MMAA), the American Medical Massage Association (AMMA), American Manual Medicine Association (AMMA), and National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA).

In addition to his classical education in acupuncture and massage therapy, Arkadiy has experience and training in infertility, menstrual and gynecological disorders, as well as gastrointestinal, neurological, and respiratory disorders.

Dorothy A. Pedtke, D.O.


Dr. Pedtke joined Born Clinic in August 2002. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame, completed her residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan, holds a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Michigan State University, and is a Board Certified Family Practice Physician.

Her interest in alternative medicine stems from an international upbringing where preventive and complementary therapies are assumed components of traditional treatment. She has special interests and extensive training in prolotherapy, weight loss, and natural hormone replacement therapy.

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At Born Clinic, we are passionate about empowering our patients to have more control over their health, and challenge the idea of a “one-size-fits-all” model of medicine. Those under our care can expect their appointments to include detailed health intakes supported by up-to-date laboratory testing, and a focus on treatment and prevention through a prescribed combination of conventional medicine, pharmaceutical grade supplements, therapeutic diets, detoxification programs, and osteopathic manipulations.

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