Dr. John Magera
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Dr. John Magera has a background in both Western and Eastern healing systems. He received a DDS from Indiana University in 1975, and completed a three-year anesthesiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh in 1981. For the next two decades, he practiced and taught anesthesiology at the university.

In 2001, Dr. Magera left dental anesthesiology and teaching, and began training in Eastern medicine. He was granted a Masters of Acupuncture from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture in Hallandale, Florida, in 2005 and was certified as Diplomate in Acupuncture (NCCAOM) the following year.

Additionally, Dr. Magera received didactic and clinical training in Eastern herbal therapy, National Addiction Detoxification Association protocol for addiction treatment and stress reduction, Balance Method and Tung style acupuncture, and essential oil Rain Drop Therapy. He is certified as a Medical Qi Gong Therapist (MQPT) and a Facial Renewal Acupuncture practitioner.

The clinic is situated in the serene setting of Bradfordwoods. This private, peaceful location is conducive in creating a relaxed treatment atmosphere away from the noise and bustle that is common with non-residential space.

Entrance to clinic Waiting room Treatment room
Entrance to clinic Waiting room Treatment room

Treatment times are available seven days a week, scheduled by appointment only.

As a courtesy to others it is requested there be:

  • No smoking in or around premises.
  • No cell phone use in the clinic.
  • No consumption of alcohol or other mind-altering substances prior to appointment.

Fees: payable at time of visit, by cash, personal check, or Visa or MasterCard.

Insurance: At the present time, most insurance carriers in Western Pennsylvania do not routinely cover acupuncture therapy. If your plan does provide for this type treatment, the clinic will gladly supply you with a super bill to submit to your insurer for any reimbursable expenses you are eligible to receive.

Cancellation Policy: Your appointment time is reserved specifically for you. In the event of a missed appointment or an appointment cancelled with less than 24 hours notice you may be charged a $35 fee.

Directions: The clinic is on the lower level of a residence. The address is 836 Oak Road. An engraved stone with the street address and a large dragonfly marks the driveway entrance. This marker sets about 20 yards from the road and is on the left side of the driveway. Follow the stone driveway approximately 400 feet and you will see a name sign with an arrow that hangs from a gaslight and points down a walkway to the clinic entrance. You may park by the gaslight or the designated parking slots across from it.
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