The treatments in Akuterapist are carried by Dr. Salih Özaytürk. After graduating from Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, he was especially interested in chronic diseases and searched alternative methods of treatment.
In 2004, he has officially completed his continuous improving acupuncture education that had started in 1998, within an approved process by Ministry of Health at the Faculty of Medicine Gazi University.
Dr. Özaytürk is also founder and editor of Akupedia which is a virtual acupuncture encyclopedia. Currently, he is carrying on his advanced reading and searching about acupuncture. Akuterapist carries treatments by combining the methods of acupuncture diagnosis and therapy with the herbal diets in the chronic diseases like hypertension, headaches, allergic lung diseases, skin allergies, digestive system problems and advanced rheumatic psoriasis, arthritis, spondylitis and colitis, retinitis.