Boguslavsky arrived to the United States at age 13 from
Russia. He grew up in Northern New Jersey. Please see below
the details of his education, professional experience, Board
Certifications, and general philosophy on the profession of
medicine and the process of healing.
Bachelor of Arts in American History
Graduated cum laude
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Recognized as the Family Practice Medical Student of the
Student Representative to the
of Family Practice
UCLA Helms Medical Acupuncture Institute
Completed Medical Acupuncture Training Course for Physicians
Completed Advanced Acupuncture training in Ear and Scalp
Somerset Family Practice
Resident Family Physician
in procedurally-based skills
a NJ Medical License
with the financial analysis of the medical practice as
a member of the Practice Management
and implemented a time study and a patient flow study
Recognized as the STFM Family Practice Resident Teacher of
Routinely achieved the top marks on the Family Practice
redesigned case-based education curriculum at the residency
Presented three Medical Grand Rounds
Mentored patients, junior
residents and medical students
Access Medical, LLC.
Family Doctor/Urgent Care Physician
patients for complaints of acute and chromic nature
familiarity with DOT & pre-employment physicals
Performed a number of procedures such as splinting, casting,
suturing, trigger point injections, joint injections,
ingrown toenail removal, skin biopsy, etc.
Personally read X-rays done on premises
Somerset Medical Center
House Covering Physician, Intensive Care
inpatients acutely requiring immediate medical attention
severely ill patients in the intensive care units
Supervise medical residents
Supervise cardiovascular resuscitation efforts on dying
2006-Current PremierMD/Premier Medical Acupuncture
for traditional Family Medicine problems
Pay house calls to see newborns and patients too ill to travel
See patients hospitalized at Somerset Medical Center
Coordinate medical care with numerous medical specialists in the
Treat patients with pain and
functional disorders utilizing acupuncture and
Chinese herbal formulae, along with Western medicines as
Most patients come to physicians because they feel unwell. The
physician's primary focus is on making sure the patients'
symptoms aren't a sign of a major life-threatening illness,
while the patient is often more concerned with feeling better.
Most of the time their interests align and the patient with
classic symptoms is easily diagnosed and treated and the vast
majority of the time leaves happy with the outcome of the
Often however, the patient presents with unusual symptoms that
fail to reveal their source despite extensive work-ups and
visits to numerous specialists. These symptoms, like fatigue,
insomnia muscle pain, or digestive irregularities are often
clustered into a category of "functional complaints," as opposed
to organic illnesses where a diagnoses and treatment courses are
both apparent. Functional complaints won't kill a patient, but
they are nonetheless very bothersome to a patient. Often these
symptoms will not respond to conventional medical treatments.
It is particularly in this area where Chinese medicine shines
the brightest. On many occasions the patients' response to
acupuncture can be dramatic and swift. Symptoms that may have
plagued a patient for 20 years resolve in a few sessions. While
that is certainly not the norm, it happens often enough to
convincingly prove the value of acupuncture in a physicians'
toolkit. Also, having an MD acupuncturist, as opposed to someone
trained solely in acupuncture, is safer for the patient. There
is more knowledge of important anatomy, more insight into
serious causes of illness and there is much less likelihood of a
missed serious diagnosis.
It is important for us to take care of our bodies, and there is
an extensive emphasis placed in the practice on preventative
care. We want our patients to stay healthy as long as possible
by controlling their risk factors such as cholesterol and
obesity, through proper preventative screening, such as
mammography and colonoscopy, and through body conditioning, such
as a regular exercise of stretching routines. The doctor is more
focused than most on addressing the various vitamin and mineral
deficiencies caused by a typical diet.
Ultimately there is more to being healthy than just being sick.
The patients are expected to take full responsibilities for
their well-being and for making the best choices when it comes
to their health. The doctor's function is to support the
patients during their life journeys and to make sure they are in
the best physical, emotional and spiritual health they can be.