Access Acupuncture is dedicated to providing you with the highest level of care.
All of our Board Certified clinical staff members are highly trained in their respective fields, each having studied a minimum of 4 years after undergraduate college in the areas of Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Nutrition and Exercise before pursuing their specialties. They have also pursued and completed their doctorate in acupuncture and chinese medicine with a focus on integrative medicine.
Pain & Physical Medicine Specialist
Dr. A.J. Sarrat is a Licensed and Board Certified Acupuncturist. He has years of real world experience diagnosing and treating patients in several clinical settings. Aside from his busy private practice, he has been heading the Chronic Pain Acupuncture program at the Hemet Valley Recovery Center and Sage Retreat since 2007 where he is responsible for diagnosing and treating complex pain disorders that have not responded to conventional treatments or surgeries. Dr. Sarrat also treats patients one day per week at the Temecula Center for Integrative Medicine.
He holds three Board Certifications by the California Acupuncture Board, the American Academy of Physical Oriental Medicine and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. He has also been a guest speaker at Holistic Health Conferences throughout the Southwest and is a previous member of the American Academy of Pain Management.
Since early 2008 until 2015 Dr. Sarrat was working side by side with Peter Yuen, PhD, who has over 50 years experience treating pain patients with acupuncture. Dr. Yuen is also the Founder of the Loma Linda Back Program and has worked at the Haider Spine Center and other chronic pain and rehab centers since the early 1970′s.
Through this working relationship and years of postgraduate work in Physical Medicine, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Pain Management, Dr. Sarrat has condensed decades of real life experience that he is passionate about sharing with his patients and other healthcare providers.
Fertility & Women's Health Specialist
Dr. Monica Sarrat was involved in the field of Nursing prior to obtaining her Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University in 2004. She also received her Doctorate in Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM) with a focus in Integrative Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. This background has given her the ability to integrate both Eastern and Western treatment modalities to insure her patients receive the highest standard of care.
Dr. Sarrat’s passion lies in treating women’s health conditions- from menstrual disorders, infertility and pregnancy, to menopause. She has experience treating couples naturally to those using Artificial Reproductive Techniques (ART) to become pregnant, as well as working with local Reproductive Endocrinologists and IVF clinics. She has also had the opportunity to train under some of the top Chinese Medicine Gynecology and Fertility specialists in the world along with doing a post-graduate gynecology certification program at the Chengdu University & Hospital in China. It was there that she saw first hand how truly Eastern and Western medicine can complement one another, especially in the field of fertility. Dr. Sarrat is dedicated to helping men and women optimize their chances of fertility and achieve their dreams of having healthy babies.
Dr. Sarrat is also a registered yoga instructor and most recently became certified in Yoga for Fertility. She offers workshops at The Temecula Yoga Collective to teach couples different breathing techniques, yoga postures, meditations, and nutritional counseling to help boost their fertility. She also done extensive research and given lectures on the treatment of Breast Implant Illness.
Our Clinic Model...
We believe in a "Relief Care" practice model so you get results quickly and get back to your life!
We do not provide expensive, long term treatment plans or keep you coming back when your symptoms are relieved.
Our goal is to give you what YOU want! A proper assessment, diagnosis and treatment at a reasonable cost.
If we cannot help, we will tell you right away and help you find someone who can.
We have a large network of other qualified Medical Professionals that we can refer out to if necessary.
We accept most health insurance policies including HMO, PPO, Workers Compensation and Personal Injury Claims.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call or email.
Front Office Staff
Arlene Cooper is a graduate of the UEI medical billing college in San Marcos. She loves helping patients with their insurance needs from verification of benefits to explaining their reimbursements and collections.
Arlene is a natural multitasker and has been a valuable part of our team since 2012.