Dr. Lorne Brown is the Founder and Clinical Director of Acubalance Wellness Centre, the first Traditional Chinese Medicine clinic in British Columbia dedicated to reproductive health and fertility.
After a career as a Chartered Accountant (CPA), Lorne received his Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Vancouver’s International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Lorne has extensive postgraduate training in gynecology, obstetrics, and reproductive medicine. In 2012, Lorne published the Acubalance Fertility Diet which is made available for free through the Acubalance website.
Internationally known for his pioneering work as an educator and advocate for integrated fertility care, Lorne was the first Canadian to be a certified fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).
Lorne has presented at fertility conferences and meetings throughout North America, including the 2012 annual meeting of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOCG), and the Science Advisory Panel of Assisted Human Reproduction Canada (AHRC). He participates on numerous other boards and advisory panels as well, including the Quality Assurance Board of the British Columbia College of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture (CTCMA), Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Program Advisory Committee for Kwantlen Polytechnic University and the PDA Advisory Panel for the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Dr. Brown is the Acupuncturist advisor to IVF.ca : Canada’s premier online fertility community.
Dr. Brown has successfully integrated his entrepreneurial skills and background as a CPA with his passion for Chinese Medicine establishing a very successful practice (Acubalance.ca) and pioneering online continuing education through Healthy Seminars formally ProD Seminars for the continued success of Chinese Medicine Practitioners world wide.
The latest addition to his bucket list is organizing the very first International Integrative Fertility Symposium in beautiful Vancouver British Columbia where he resides.