Awards/Press


2013 LA Hotlist Winner “Best Acupuncture”, 5th Year in a Row
 

Lotus East-West Medical Center recently captured the title of the Los Angeles HOT LIST’s Best Acupuncture, winning 1st place out of 37 select acupuncture clinics in and around Los Angeles. Click here to see the news, and read our reviews. Thank you “CityVoter” for the honor of this fifth win in a row.

 

  

Be Green City TV Santa Monica Features Lotus
 

 

Throughout April, May and June 2011, Lotus East-West Medical Center was featured on the Emmy nominated show called Be Green, which educates and inspires people in the Santa Monica community to live a more sustainable life. This eco-friendly show works closely with Sustainable Works and always feature certified green businesses like Lotus! The show in it’s entirety airs 4 weeks straight, everyday, 3 times a day on channels 16 and 99 in Santa Monica and in all the local hotels.

 

  

 

 

Dr. Armm learns from 74-year-old National Treasure of China


 

Dr. Armm with Dr. Shi XueMin. Dr. Shi is one of three National Treasures of China for Acupuncture out of 80,000 Acupuncturists nationwide. From Tianjin, China, the 74 year old professor lead an excellent conference in late November 2011 at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles on Stroke Rehabilitation drawing upon his 40 years of treatment and research experience on over 9,000 patients suffering from apoplexy.

 

  

2012 LA Hotlist Winner “Best Acupuncture”, 4th
Year in a Row
 

There were more than 28,000 votes that determined the winners of the 2012 CityVoter Los Angeles HOTLIST, and in the category “Best Acupuncture”, this year our medical center won 2nd place. Click here to see the news, and read our reviews. It is a great accomplishment to be awarded by “CityVoter” now for the fourth year in a row.

 

  

2012 Lotus participates in UCLA study “Exploring
Efficient Provider-Patient Interaction During Office
Visits”

 
  
2011 Sustainable Quality Award Winner
 

Lotus wins award in the category of “Excellence in Stewardship of the Natural Environment” at SQA luncheon ceremony April 27, 2011. Lotus also contributes to the City Santa Monica Office of Sustainability and Environment being a luncheon presentation donor. More details on the event and speakers in press links below and here.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

11:00am

Location: Sheraton Santa Monica Hotel. Rooftop ballroom. 530 Pico Blvd.

 


2011 LA Hotlist Winner “Best Acupuncture”, 3rd Year in a Row
 

There were 57,914 votes that determined the winners of the 2011 CityVoter Los Angeles HOTLIST, and in the category “Best Acupuncture”, this year our medical center won 2nd place. Click here to see the news, and read our reviews. It is a great accomplishment to be awarded by “CityVoter” now for the third year in a row.

 

 

Buy Local Santa Monica – Lotus joins as a member
 

Lotus East-West Medical Center, as a locally owned, independent business gets involved and joins the campaign that was created by representatives of the Santa Monica business community and the City of Santa Monica to support local businesses and raise awareness of the community, economic and environmental benefits of choosing local first. Buy locally supports a sustainable Santa Monica.

 

 
2009 Lotus Voted “Best Acupuncture” in the Los
Angeles Area on MyFox Los Angeles, LA Hotlist
 

There were 38,690 insider voters in the 2009 contest, and in the category “’09 Best Acupuncture”, this year our medical center won 1st place. Click here to see the news, read our reviews, and click the “myfoxla’s HOTLIST” image to the right. It is a great accomplishment to be awarded by “CityVoter”. Thank you Los Angeles!

 

 

Lotus “has a distinctly peaceful feel about it” says
Campus Circle
 

The expert on music, film and L.A. culture, Campus Circle notes under “LA Places: Places of Interest” in their May 13, 2009 issue, Lotus addresses concerns as diverse as insomnia, migraines, arthritis, depression, acne, addiction, sciatica and back/shoulder/neck pain.  Read more about this great experience here at Lotus and with acupuncture and Oriental medicine practitioner, Kimberly Reid, LAcClick here to read the article.

 

 

2008 Lotus East-West Medical Center Voted “Top
5” Best Acupuncture in the Los Angeles Area on
MyFox Los Angeles, LA Hotlist
 

Our holistic, primary care medical center was voted #4 for 2008. Click here to see the news, or click the “my FOX” image to the right. What a great surprise to be awarded by “CityVoter – own your city”. We are grateful to serve L.A.!

 

  

April/May 2008 American Association of
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (AAAOM), Qi-
Unity Report
Space to Heal

This intriguing interview of Dr. Brendan Armm by the leading acupuncture national organization (AAAOM) lets us get to know Dr. Armm and his passion to create an eco-friendly medical center that parallels his commitment to holistic medicine. His non-toxic, enlivened medical sanctuary creates the best environment for patients to feel comfortable and supported, so they can achieve optimal medical outcomes. Among other interesting insights, he even gives tips on how to build your own “green business”. Click link to read complete interview in .pdf.

 

 

March/April Malibu Times Magazine
 

Read about Lotus in this “Special Health & Medical Guide” under Professionally Speaking. It begins, “Lotus East-West Medical Center stands apart as the first holistic, primary care center in Santa Monica to be certified ‘green business’. Later it says, “…the practitioners value community and good environmental stewardship as core elements to providing quality healthcare. This integrative medical center recognizes the importance of addressing the root of health concerns to achieve balance”. Lotus is again listed under the Medical Directory.

 

 

Yogi Times Magazine
 

Two months after Lotus opened it’s doors, it was in the news written up under the section, “News & Congratulations – Los Angeles” and “Earth friendly Moving”. It reads, “Green Healing Center Opens… A green medical center is now open on the Westside. Lotus East-West Medical Center, on Wilshire Boulevard at 21st Street in Santa Monica, now offers acupuncture and Oriental medicine, and plans to house other practitioners that include family physicians, naturopathic doctors, nutritional consultants, psychotherapists and life coaches”. We say, what a GREAT way to start!

 

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