About the Doctor

Dr Richard Esquivel

Dr. Richard Esquivel, O.M.D., L.Ac., M.S.H.N.F.M.

    • Dr. Esquivel has been successfully treating patients with a diverse range of chronic health conditions from his Milpitas practice since 2009.
    • He has a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (MSHNFM) and has extensive training in Functional Blood Chemistry, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and Functional Endocrinology and Immunology.
    • He has completed Mold-Literate Certification with Dr. Jill Crista, ND and is well-trained in assessing and treating mold-related illnesses.
    • He currently serves on the Teaching Staff in the MSHNFM program at the University of Western States, Portland, Oregon.

Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine (University of Western States, Portland, Oregon)

Doctorate degree in Oriental Medicine (South Baylo University, Anaheim, CA)

Master degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Five Branches University, Santa Cruz, CA)

Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA)


Licensed Acupuncturist (California Acupuncture Board)

Diplomate of National Board of Acupuncture Orthopedics (Lerner Education/Cedars Sinai Medical Center)

Functional Medicine Diagnostics Certification (Genova Labs)

FirstLine Therapy (Therapeutic Lifestyle Change) Certification (Metagenics)

Mold-Literate Certification (Jill Crista, ND)


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