About our practice

At The White Marsh Acupuncture Center and the Oasis Center for Natural Pain Management, our mission is to provide compassionate, state-of-the-art relief in a relaxed, office setting, utilizing the best of complementary medicine and traditional treatment.

We emphasize patient satisfaction. A caring team led by Dr. Mark Young, M.D. offers the latest in scientifically proven techniques. Dr. Young performs medical diagnostics as well as therapeutic modalities that address a variety of musculoskeletal-related pain conditions. Medical acupuncture is routinely performed as an adjunctive treatment to reduce pain, decrease spasm, improve flexibility, enhance sleep, promote weight control, diminish stress, promote balance and reduce reliance on medication, cigarettes and alcohol. Our approach provides a comprehensive treatment program utilizing traditional and alternative modalities. Dr. Young is a board-certified Physician in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has been practicing Pain Management for eighteen years. A registered medical acupuncturist, Dr. Young received his medical acupuncture training at the University of Southern California-LA (UCLA) physician acupuncture training program. Dr. Young serves on the faculty of local University teaching hospitals and has lectured and participated in humanitarian work internationally. The Center also offers nutritional counseling provided by a licensed Nutritionist. Through it's years of service to the Baltimore, Maryland community, the Center has earned the respect and recognition of the health care establishment. Dr. Young has been recognized by Baltimore Magazine as a "Top Doctor".

To schedule appointment please call 410-933-8800.

Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, acupuncture has become increasingly popular in the United States during the past two decades. Research shows that acupuncture is beneficial in treating a variety of health conditions.

Common Pain Conditions Treated

Below is a detailed list of conditions that can be treated by the White Marsh Medical Acupuncture Center.

  • Spine Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Headaches
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Elbow Pain
  • Wrist & Hand Pain
  • Hip Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle & Foot pain

Other Acupuncture Helpful Conditions *

  • Excessive weight conditions (obesity, over eating)
  • Cigarrette cessation
  • Alcohol Cessation
  • Substance weaning
  • Simple anxiety conditions (fear of flying, taking exams,phobias)
  • Sports performance
  • Skin rejuvenation (licensed aesthetician on staff)

* Many any of these conditions could also respond to clinical hypnosis offered on site by a trained medical hypnotist. A certified staff licensed Medical Nutritionist is also available to help with weight control issues and other dietary and nutritional matters that contribute to pain. A certified licensed Aesthetician is available (as needed) to address skin rejuvenation, microdermabrasion and other cosmetic issues.

Areas of Specialization

The following is a list of areas of specialization where experience makes the difference. Experience you can trust...

  • Arthritis, joint pain and stiffness from and other conditions
  • Complex regional pain syndromes (CRPS)
  • Cancer pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Discogenic disease
  • Facet syndromes
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated disc