Practitioner of acupuncture since 2000. He began specializing in Japanese acupuncture styles with Stephen Birch and Junko Ida in Amsterdam between the years 2001-2002. His path in the study of Shaku Ju began in 2005, becoming a certified teacher in 2007.
He developed Kyutohinaishin (microneedles + moxa) in 2007. He has published several articles on the subject in the North American Journal of Oriental Medicine.
He currently teaches and practices Japanese acupuncture in Austin, Texas (USA).