Healing Traditions Integrated Wellness    
     7114 W. Jefferson Ave. Suite 208      Lakewood,      Colorado      80235    
   Phone: (303) 997-9414    URL of Map 
Bio and Mission Statement

 Healing Traditions’ Mission Statement

  • The Goal of Healing Traditions Integrated Wellness is to provide quality holistic and integrative health care with the intent of helping people improve their quality of life & well-being.
  • Through the use of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal therapy, Asian Body Work (Tui Na) combined with Functional Medicine, Metabolic, Diet, Lifestyle & Nutritional counseling, the body’s innate sense of balance & wellness can be restored.
  • Our integrative and holistic medical approach recognizes the body as an integrated whole and addresses each patient’s health situation in a unique & individual manner.
  • Our intention is to discover & treat the root cause of our patient’s illnesses & discomforts, as well as, alleviate the accompanying symptoms.
  • We use the ancient wisdom from Oriental Medicine coupled with modern Functional Medical knowledge from the 21st century to promote health, wellness & overall physical balance.
  • We also believe in an integrated & cooperative healing community in which we will refer patients to other doctors/medical practitioners & therapists as their needs dictate.
  • We will make every effort to communicate and educate in a clear manner, take the time to listen to questions & concerns and thoroughly explain all aspects of our treatments to each & every patient.
  • We will make it our duty to provide treatment with respect, & strive to improve the quality of life of every individual we have the honor of serving.



Dr. Gina Mortellaro-Gomez:

DAOM, MSOM, B.S., L.Ac., C.H., NCCAOM Dipl. O.M., FABORM, Dipl. TCM Dermatology, IFMCP Candidate


Dr. Gina lives, plays and operates her Chinese & Functional Medical practice in beautiful Lakewood, Colorado with her husband, Gary, their two dogs, Zen and Zola and their two cats, Bella and Buddy.


In practice, Dr. Gina specializes in Reproductive Medicine (Fertility care – [Natural and ART - "Assisted Reproductive Technology"] Support) and OBGYN (support for common OBGYN health issues), as well as, in the “balancing of hormones (Female, Adrenal, Thyroid) utilizing a combination of Chinese and Functional Medicine, as well as, Dietary and Nutritional Therapy. Dr. Gina loves working with and empowering women to live their healthiest lives!


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez began her studies in the field of health over 20 years ago, earning a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and has a history as a Fitness and personal trainer with background studies from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.  Gina continued her studies & earned her Master’s of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM - 4 year degree) from South West Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado.  After 6 years in private practice, Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez returned to school (while maintaining her practice in Denver, CO.) to pursue her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM - 2.5 year residency), earning her DAOM from Yo San University, in Los Angeles, California in the specialty of Reproductive Medicine (For Men and Women), Women's health-OBGYN and Men's Urologic and Reproductive Health.


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez's Thesis Research Title was: Infertility and Autoimmune Hypothyroid (Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis): Neuroendocrine-Immune modulation and fertility support utilizing Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM). A Systematic Review.  


To view Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez's Doctoral Dissertation and Defense, please visit http://doctorginagomez.com/dissertation/


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez is a Nationally Board certified diplomat in Oriental Medicine by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).  This includes certifications in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine, as well as, certification in Clean Needle Technique and the passing of 5 National Board Examinations (Consisting of: Chinese Medical theory and diagnosis board exam, Western Biomedicine board exam, Acupuncture point location board exam, Acupuncture point energetics board exam and a Chinese Herbal Medicine board exam).


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez is Nationally Board Certified in Oriental Reproductive Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (FABORM) which includes advanced competencies in both Western Bio-Medical and Chinese Medical Reproductive Endocrinology, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Male Urology, Reproductive Medicine and Infertility and the passing of a 6th National Board Examination.


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez also received advanced clinical training and a post-graduate diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine from the Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing, China, which also included interning at one of Beijing's top and busiest hospitals, Tong Ren Hospital, in Beijing China.  She also completed an advanced clinical externship in “Ancient Chinese Medicine” (ACM) specializing in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology & Meditation, receiving a post-graduate diploma from The Shanghai Insight Ancient Chinese Medicine Training Center in Shanghai, China.  Upon her return from China, Gina completed an advanced clinical apprenticeship in Acupuncture Sports Medicine with Whitfield Reaves, O.M.D.


In 2019, Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez participated in the the year long Chinese Dermatology Diplomat program taught by the world renowed Chinese Medical Dermatologist, Mazin Al-Khafaji (mazin-al-khafaji.com, dermatology-m.com, tcmdermatology.org) in San Jose, California at Five Branches University of Chinese Medicine.  After sitting and successfully passing the International Chinese Dermatology board examDr. Gina is internationally board certified in Chinese Medical Dermatology by The International TCM Dermatology Association (www.tcmdermatology.org).  Dr. Gina sought out these additional studies in Chinese herbal Dermatology because a large population of Dr. Gina's patients deal with autoimmune issues and with many autoimmune issues, there are very often accompanying dermatology (skin) issues, as well as, autoimmune issues being the underlying cause of several skin conditions (ie: Psoriasis, Lichen Planus, Alopecia Areata, etc). Dr. Gina is super excited to be bringing this knowledge back to further help her patients!


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez's training also includes adjunct therapies such as, Moxibustion, Cupping, Guasha, Auriculotherapy, Tui Na, and Shiastu.  


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez heavily integrates Functional Medicine and Metabolic, Dietary and Nutritional therapy into her practice, as lifestyle, diet and nutrition are the foundations to lasting health and longevity.  Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez studies and practices Functional Medicine and is certified in Functional Blood Chemistry by Apex Energetics, as well as, completed a year and half long Functional Medicine Mentorship under Dr. Daniel Kalish, D.C., Kalish Functional Medicine Institute.  Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez is an IFMCP (Institute of Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner) Candidate and has completed all of The Institute of Functional Medicine required course work.  Dr. Gina will be sitting for her IFM certification board exam in April 2020. 


Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez also lectures and instructs on the integration of Chinese Medicine and Functional Medicine.  Dr. Gina has a recorded CEU Webinar on Healthy Seminars titled, "How Chinese Herbal Medicine Enhances Fertility Potenital in Patients Diagnosed with Hashimoto’s (Auto-Immune Hypothyroid)”. This course is based on a combination of Dr. Gina’s 12+ years of clinical experience and her formal doctoral research and Capstone thesis which looked at how "Traditional Herbal Medicine modulates the Neuro-Endocrine-Immune System in patients diagnosed with Hashimoto's (Auto-immune Hypothyroid) who are also struggling with infertility", as well as, provides an in-depth look at Thyroid physiology and patho-physiology, and details an abundant amount of resources for providing support and treatment to the Hashimoto's patient, specifically struggling with infertility.


In addition to her formal studies, private practice and lecturing, Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez has spent an extensive amount of time traveling abroad in China, Nepal and Thailand and strives to take her experiences and time from being abroad and apply them not only in her day-to -day life but also within her medical practice.


Dr. Gina is also an avid recreational athlete who loves the beautiful Colorado outdoors, spending much of her personal time either in the mountains skiing, snowshoeing, mountain biking and hiking or taking it to the front range with her road biking, trail running, walks with her dogs, working out and yoga.  Her favorite things in life are spending time and going on adventures with her husband, Gary, and their two dogs, Zen and Zola Lou, most preferrably, somewhere in the Colorado mountains!



Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez Holds Specialties In the Following Areas:

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (OBGYN)
    We are Nationally Board Certified Specialists in Oriental Reproductive Medicine integrating together Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Metabolic, Dietary & Nutritional Therapies and Functional Medicine to support common OBGYN health issues, such as, hormonal & menstrual irregularities and menopause, general health and wellness during pregnancy, as well as, during the post-partum period; Includes support for Gynecologic and Reproductive Endocrine and Auto-immune related issues.
  • Reproductive Medicine - Fertility
    We are Nationally Board Certified Specialists in Oriental Reproductive Medicine integrating together Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Metabolic, Dietary & Nutritional Therapies and Functional Medicine to enhance Reproductive Health and Fertility Potential in both men and women. Includes support for Gynecologic/Urolgoic and Reproductive Endocrine and Auto-immune related issues, as well as, support for IVF/ICSI/IUI & Male Factor.
  • Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Chinese Herbal Medicine is the main modality or treatment method within Oriental Medicine and is especially effective for promoting the body’s ability to heal and recuperate via addressing the body's underlying imbalances, as well as, relieving symptoms. Prescribed Chinese Herbal formulas are individually tailored for our patient's specific and individual health care needs. Healing Traditions Integrated Wellness houses both extensive Chinese Bulk and Granule Herbal Pharmacies.
  • Nutrition and Dietary Support

    A Balanced Nutritional State is essential for achieving and maintaining health! We coach and educate our patients on their specific and individual Nutritional and Dietary needs.  Using BOTH Chinese & Western philosophies, we are able to help our patients modify and enhance their diets, as well as, offer nutritional & targeted supplement advice with the goal of achieving optimal health and well-being.  Chinese nutrition and dietary therapy determines the energies and therapeutic properties of foods, as well as, takes into consideration such factors as methods of food preparation, body type, season & one's geographical location in determining the appropriate diet.
  • Functional Medicine
    The goal of functional medicine is prevention and addressing the underlying clinical imbalances that may lead to any number of chronic illnesses via Dietary, Lifestyle, and Nutritional counseling and blood chemistry and laboratory analysis. 

    Integrating Functional Medicine with Chinese Medicine serves to be a powerful combination in addressing and treating the patient as a "true whole".

  • Dr. Gina is Internationally Board Certified in Chinese Dermatology and integrates Chinese Herbal Medicine, Functional Medicine and Functional Dietary & Nutritional Therapies to address a wide range of intractable skin, allergic and irritable bowel conditions such as:

    - Atopic Eczema, Acne, Peri-Oral Dermatitis, Urticaria, Psoriasis, Lichen Planus, Lichen Simplex, Rosacea, Vitiligo, Alopecia Areata, Impetigo, Seborrhoeic Dermatitis, Viral Warts (Common, Plane, Molluscum Contagiousum), Fungal Infections, Herpes Simplex (HSVI, HSV2), Herpes Zoster, Pompholyx Eczema, Nummular Eczema, Stasis Eczema, Steroid Withdrawal Syndrome, Asthma, Allergic Rhinitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Including Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis).



Dr. Mortellaro-Gomez is a member of the following organizations:

  • Acupuncture Association of Colorado (ACC)
  • American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM)
  • American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM)
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)
  • American Pregnancy Association
  • The Institute of Functional Medicine Institute of Functional Medicine 
  • The International TCM Dermatology Association (www.tcmdermatology.org)


See Curriculum Vitae


Yo San Univeristy DAOM Graduation with Doctors Mao Shing Ni and Daoshing Ni


Shanghai Insight ACM Training Center, Shanhai, China with Dr. Li Xin ~ Dean

Shanghai Insight ACM Training Center with Dr. Li Xin ~ Dean

Interning at Tong Ren Hospital - Beijing, China

 Tong Ren Hospital - Beijing China 2 Tong Ren Hospital - Beijing China 3



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