Mike Buffington, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

High School: Newport, Arkansas 1960

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas- Bachelor of Science 1964

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences- Medical Doctor 1968

Presbyterian Medical Center Denver, Colorado -rotating internship 1968-69

U.S. Air Force- Flight Surgeon 1969-1971

Family Medicine Practice De Queen, Arkansas 1971-2011

Physician’s Specialty Hospital, Fayetteville, Arkansas – staff physician 2012-present

Ancillary Training

Graduate UCLA Acupuncture for Medical Doctors Course 1980

Certified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Examiner

Graduate Introductory Neuro-Linguistic Programming Course Austin, Texas


American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Arkansas Medical Society



Texas- active

New Mexico- inactive

Oklahoma- inactive

Board Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine 1973-present

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture 2001-present

Fellow American Academy of Family Medicine

Fellow American Academy of Medical Acupuncture 


Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Acupuncture

The American Academy of Medical Acupuncture Review

1990: 2(1):10-12

A Comparison of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Requena’s CE-40 Method of Personality Typing

AAMA Review : vol 4, #1, Spring/ Summer 1992

The Five Phases Paradigm and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator: Correspondence and Therapeutic Applicability

Medical Acupuncture Journal: vol 10, #1, Spring/ Summer 1998

Last update:04September2013