TexasThere 363 Licensed Acupuncturists in the state of Texas.
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 2018 MC - 231
Austin, TX 78768-2018
Eligibility Requirements: Applicant must have graduated from a board approved school of not less than six terms in residence or four months each for a total of not less than 1800 instructional hours, with at least two terms in residence in supervised patient treatment.
Examination Requirements: Successfully passing of the NCCAOM written exam in acupuncture and herbology as well as the PEPLS exam are required.
Acupuncture must be performed only on patients referred from MD's, dentists, or chiropractors.
MD's and D.O.'s can practice acupuncture with no additional training. Chiropractors can practice with additional training.