Since 2004, we have been serving the community providing cutting edge nutritional and natural treatments for many common health issues.  Prevention in key at Pembroke Holistic Center.

What happens during your first consult?

ABOUT GLORIA MOREIRA, L.AC., DIPL. AC., ABAAHP

Gloria Moreira is a Florida State Licensed and NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncture Physician holding two prestigious Master's Degrees - One from USF Morsani School of Medicine in Metabolic Nutrition and Regenerative Medicine and the other in Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Her unique education gives her a truly integrative approach to health.  Her Master's Thesis from Morsani School of Medicine is entitled "PCOS - A Complex Clinical Presentation" in which she presents a successfully treated case study.

She has completed extensive post-graduate studies in the treatment of infertility, endocrine disorders, women´s gynecological issues, herbal medicine, and functional nutrition. She has also successfully treated a wide range of health conditions such as muscular and joint pain, digestive disease, migraines, addictions, eating disorders and varied stress related disorders (anxiety, depression, etc...). She believes in using "food as medicine" and frequently incorporates healing foods as part of a treatment plan.

 "Illness is the body's way of letting us know that we need to make changes in our lives.  An appropriate management of illness requires an integral approach towards mind, body, and spirit, which will ultimately lead to healing." 

She has been trained in creative visualization, guided imagery and integrates these with Traditional Chinese Medicine and Functional Medicine  2 year Fellowship Program to achieve an ABAAHP board certification (American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners). 

Gloria Moreira, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., ABAAHP believes in educating and empowering the general public with knowledge and to this effect has had multiple participations in television, radio, and print media.  Her most recent appearance was on CNN Newsmakers in South Florida.  She teaches courses on complementary healthcare at Miami Dade Community College.

In order to keep cutting-edge knowledge and up to date on various health issues, Gloria Moreira, spends numerous hours every week reading the latest pertinent health and nutrition academic journals.  She uses this information to constantly provide the best possible treatments and guidance to her patients.

Pembroke Holistic Center

At Pembroke Holistic Center, we provide a unique healthcare experience. As soon as you walk through the door, you are welcomed into a gentle healing environment. Your visit begins with a board-certified and licensed health professional who performs a thorough evaluation of medical conditions and suggests an array of integrative treatment options. 

This trained integrative medicine practitioner is available to provide a full range of therapies from diverse healing traditions. Our practitioner works together with integrative medicine minded physicians, if needed, to provide the best team possible to address your health concerns.

Our Mission

To combine modern Functional medicine with time proven Naturopathic medicine, for optimization of physical health as a platform for spiritual, emotional, and intellectual growth.

Courses completed at usf school of medicine

  • Clinical Approach to Endocrinology
  • Diabetes and Coronary Heart Disease
  • Integrated Clinical Neurobiology
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Functional Medicine and Infectious Diseases
  • Autoimmune Diseases and Cognitive Function
  • Laboratory Fundamentals and Adjunct Cancer Therapies
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Metabolic Code Triad - Adrenal, Pancreas, Thyroid
  • Toxic Metals and Functional Toxicology