Best Acupuncturists in Santa Monica

Why These Acupuncturists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Santa Monica Acupuncturists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Advanced Acupuncture, Inc.

Customers have praised the medical services at Advanced Acupuncture, and call Dr. Hu "one of the most compassionate doctors I've ever met." The doctor has more than three decades of experience in Traditional Chinese Medicine, including acupuncture and herbology, and offers caring, customized treatments for issues like obesity, infertility, chronic and acute pain, and the symptoms of cancer treatments. The company also offers short- and long-term training courses for people who want to gain the knowledge and skills needed to practice acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.

Santa Monica, CA 90404


Dr. Nalini Chilkov, L.Ac.O.M.D.

Dr. Nalini Chilkov is a Santa Monica Doctor of Oriental Medicine who offers a range of natural healing therapies and treatments. The company offers specialized treatment and wellness plans that include acupuncture, herbal medicines, massage, and nutritional counseling to help customers heal from injuries, illnesses, and chronic pain, and achieve optimum health and wellbeing. The doctor also provides customized therapy plans for people living with cancer, immune system dysfunctions, toxic exposure, neurological conditions, and hormonal and endocrine imbalances.

Santa Monica, CA 90404


Elaina Greenberg, M.S., L.Ac.

Customers have left excellent reviews about the services provided by acupuncturist Elaina Greenberg, and one customer said: "She is warm, welcoming and makes you feel completely comfortable and safe." The acupuncturist holds a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, a Bachelors in Organic Chemistry and Phytopharmacology, and interned at the Shu Guang Hospital in Shanghai China. Elaina Greenberg provides natural treatments for autoimmune diseases, chronic and acute pain, women's health issues, respiratory illnesses, and mental and emotional imbalances.

Santa Monica, CA 90404


Health Quest Acupuncture

Health Quest Acupuncture is the practice of Monika Kobylecka, a licensed acupuncturist who holds a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and specializes in the Kiiko Matsumoto Style of acupuncture. The practice is based at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, where Monika provides caring treatment for pediatric patients, supervises students in the CHLA-YSU Pediatric Acupuncture Program, and offers acupuncture treatment to the hospital's staff, nurses, and doctors. Monika also teaches introductory Kiiko Matsumoto Style Acupuncture classes around the country and the world.

Santa Monica, CA 90401


Heavenly Tides

Heavenly Tides Acupuncture is a Santa Monica alternative medical clinic, and the company's doctor is a Member of the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The company offers treatments like Tui Na bodywork, cupping, herbal medicines and supplements, and acupuncture, and the doctor helps relieve the symptoms of many different conditions, from allergies to sciatica to infertility. The company also offers rejuvenating facial acupuncture for $125 per 90-minute treatment, and customers can save 20% by purchasing a three- or ten session package.

Santa Monica, CA 90403


Katy Frame Acupuncture & Holistic Sports Medicine

Katy Frame Acupuncture & Holistic Sports Medicine is a full-service natural healing and wellness center. The company offers a range of acupuncture treatments for conditions ranging from ADHD and PMS to migraines and sciatica. Expert hara diagnosis is available, as well as therapies like cupping, Gua Sha, moxibustion, medical qi gong, herbal medicine, and lifestyle and nutritional counseling. Holistic sports medicine and Kinesio taping are available for athletes suffering from chronic injuries and pain, and the company provides cosmetic acupuncture for facial rejuvenation.

Pacific Palisades, CA 90272


La PAZ - Centre for the Art of Medicine

Beth-Ellen Fried-Clausen of La PAZ - Centre for the Art of Medicine has more than two decades of experience in health care, and has a Master's Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University. The doctor and staff offer natural, holistic treatments for conditions like insomnia, fibromyalgia, infertility, chronic pain, and emotional imbalances. Treatment options include herbal medicines, massage therapy, and pre- and post-natal acupuncture. Prospective customers can schedule treatment on the company's website.

Santa Monica, CA 90401


Los Angeles Acupuncture and Wellness

Los Angeles Acupuncture and Wellness is an alternative health clinic that offers comprehensive, natural wellness services. The company's doctor has more than 20 years of clinical experience, as well as experience in Chinese medicine, obstetrics, and gynecology, and uses a blend of Eastern and Western traditions to help customers struggling with issues like chronic pain, injuries, digestive problems, emotional imbalances, multiple sclerosis, and infertility. The company's treatments include customized acupuncture, tuina massage, nutritional counseling, and herbal medicines.

12335 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Lucy Postolov, L.Ac

Lucy Postolov is a licensed acupuncturist who holds a Masters degree in Oriental Medicine, and who was the first licensed acupuncturist to be given full privileges at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Lucy Postolov specializes in treating conditions like infertility, neurological disorders, gynecological disorders, and addictions, and offers specialized acupuncture and treatments for people with cancer who are suffering from the effects of chemotherapy and radiation. One happy customer wrote, "Lucy's acupuncture treatments took me from disability to being able to work again."

Los Angeles, CA 90025


Majid and Ahnjel Ali of Ali Optimal Wellness

Majid and Ahnjel Ali of Ali Optimal Wellness are board certified acupuncturists, and customers have called their services "a lifesaver." The company offers a full-service Chinese herbal pharmacy with over 300 medicinal and supplemental herbs, and nutritional counseling, custom exercise programs and support, and professional acupuncture treatments. Customers can also participate in the company's special acupuncture and yoga workshops, and Ali Optimal Wellness will provide customers with itemized superbills to submit to insurance companies.

Culver City, CA 90232


Robert Youngs Acupuncture

The experienced doctor at Robert Youngs Acupuncture is certified in Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture and offers a range of natural, holistic medical treatments. The company helps people suffering from conditions like arthritis, addiction, chronic pain, migraines, infertility, and the symptoms of menopause, and offers cosmetic acupuncture for facial rejuvenation. Herbs and herbal medicine blends are also available, and the company uses only tested professional-grade herbs. New customers can download the New Patient intake form from the company's website.

1155 S Beverly Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90035


Wren Acupuncture

Wren Acupuncture is a Santa Monica-based acupuncture clinic owned by Tamara Tifft, L.Ac. Tamara received her Masters in Acupuncture and Herbology from the Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine and is certified as a licensed professional in Traditional Chinese Medicine by the state of California. She has been in private practice for over 11 years, and her previous experience as an acupuncturist in rehabilitation centers in Malibu provided her with insight into a wide range of conditions. Tamara specializes in pain management, stress related disorders, addiction, women's health, and gastrointestinal disorders. Services include acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping and herbology.

Santa Monica, CA 90404


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