Dr. Ruth McCarty, Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine

Ruth McCarty, DACM, L.Ac., is a doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. She specializes in integrating complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into traditional medical care, to provide a holistic treatment plan that addresses a child’s whole body, mind and spirit. Ruth McCarty sees patients at both CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo.


Open Mind Modalities
805 West La Veta Ave, Suite 205
Orange, Ca 92868
phone: 714-516-9556
fax: 714-516-9558

24541 Pacific Park Dr. #205
Aliso Viejo CA 92656
phone: 949-215-5437
fax: 949-215-1555


  • Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine
  • Internship and Certificate of Advanced Study in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
    Shandong Traditional Chinese Medicine University Hospital, Shandong Province, People’s Republic of China
  • Internship
    Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Clinic, San Diego, CA
  • Master of Science
    Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM), San Diego, CA

Administrative Appointments

Director, Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, CHOC

  • Ruth McCarty LAC
    • Specialty: Acupuncture
    • On Staff at: CHOC Hospital in Orange and CHOC at Mission Hospital


Ruth McCarty -integrated medicine treatment

Ruth McCarty – Integrative Health Program

Ruth McCarty explains what she does and how her integrated medicine treatment helps cancer patients and other patients, and also the parents/guardians.