Best Acupuncturists
in Chicago

Why These Acupuncturists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Chicago 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.

Acupuncture for Balanced Wellness

Founded in 2008, Acupuncture for Balanced Wellness has offered acupuncture services to the Chicago area for more than a decade. All acupuncturists at the Chicago Loop wellness center are board certified, licensed and experienced in treating infertility, digestive issues, facial rejuvenation, stress, and pain problems. In addition to acupuncture, the health center takes a holistic approach to treatment with complimentary options, such as bodywork, heat therapy, electro-stimulation, and herbal therapy.

223 W Jackson Blvd Ste 860
Chicago, IL 60606


Alpha Acupuncture

Alpha Acupuncture is the private practice of Dr. Marcia Steingraber, a Chicago acupuncturist. Dr. Steingraber graduated from the Pacific College of Medicine in 2008, and then went on to multiple diplomas from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, in herbology, biomedicine, acupuncture, and point location.

Chicago, IL 60607


Be Well

Be Well is the private practice of Janice Scott Staron, a Windy City native and a licensed Chicago acupuncture specialist. Ms. Scott attended a four-year Traditional Chinese Medicine education program before entering into private practice. She focuses especially on addressing women’s health issues and providing pregnancy support. Ms. Scott is a member of the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, as well as the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Chicago, IL 60618


Chicago Acupuncture

Dr. Larisa Turin, the founder and owner of Chicago Acupuncture, is a formidably experienced medical practitioner, having worked in the profession for more than four decades. After graduating from the First Moscow Medical Academy, in Russia, Dr. Turin spent five years working as an M.D. in China and Mongolia. During that time she learned the techniques of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), including acupuncture.

Eastland Acupuncture Chicago

Eastland Acupuncture Chicago is a local wellness center with two qualified Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners on its staff. Yevgeny Zakusilo and Monica Rousey-Schuldt provide their services to Chicagoans suffering from anxiety, depression, allergies, hypertension, constipation, erectile dysfunction, urinary tract infections, and a host of other ailments. Dr. Zakusilo earned his M.D. in 1986, while he was still living in Russia, and then in 1987 he received acupunctural certification from the Institute for Advanced Medical Training, in St. Petersburg.


For the past two decades, the GreenMedChicago team has worked on behalf of local residents suffering from digestive problems, depression, fatigue, and diverse pain syndromes that include headaches, neck pain, and back pain. Leading the team of acupuncturists and chiropractors is Elizabeth A. Davis, a board licensed chiropractor who received her Doctor of Chiropractic from the National College of Chiropractic as well as additional training at the Midwest College of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and National University of Health Sciences.

Chicago, IL 60601


Healing Foundations

Healing Foundations is an alternative healthcare office in Roscoe Village, where patients from Chicago and the surrounding areas come for acupuncture and other Oriental medicine treatments. Lisa Alvarez and Rebecca Christy Gemperle, the co-owners of Healing Foundations, are licensed, board-certified acupuncturists. They work alongside four other professionals, who are experienced in techniques such as Reiki, massage therapy, craniosacral therapy, and pediatric acutherapy.

Jennifer Dubowsky

Jennifer Dubowsky is a Chicago acupuncturist who also provides patients from all over the Cook County area with a range of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) services. Ms. Dubowsky, who has been practicing locally since 2002, received a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois in Chicago, and a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College. Having received a diploma from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Ms. Dubowsky is a board-certified specialist.

Magnolia House

Magnolia House, in Chicago, is the private practice of licensed acupuncturist Claire Mooney. Ms. Mooney, who also has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition, provides patients with three service packages to choose from, beginning at $40 for a no-commitment initial appointment, which is an ideal choice for patients who are completely new to acupuncture and want to try it before they commit more fully.

Pain Therapy Associates

Pain Therapy Associates, located in Schaumberg since 1982, focuses on helping people in the Chicago area who are suffering from chronic pain disorders by combining Western and Oriental methods of pain relief. Patients come to Pain Therapy Associates for arthritis, fibromyalgia, diabetic neuropathy, and migraines, among other painful illnesses. Dr. Carey B. Dachman, the practice’s owner, is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Management, and the American Board of Rheumatology. His multidisciplinary team of physicians includes lead acupuncturist Kara Canga-Arguelles, who is licensed and certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

Schaumburg, IL 60193


Source Healing

For more than 18 years, Source Healing in Chicago, Illinois, has been providing acupuncture and holistic health services throughout the metropolitan Chicago area, including Winnetka and River North. It focuses on treating pain- and stress-related conditions and women's fertility and health. Its main services include acupuncture, neuromuscular bodywork, and traditional Chinese medicine. Source Healing treats migraines, joint and back pain, sports-related injuries, depression, anxiety, and insomnia. It also offers holistic treatment of postpartum conditions, menstrual irregularities, IBS, and acid reflux.

650 N Dearborn STE 800
Chicago, IL 60654


Southport Grace Wellness Center Ltd.

At Southport Wellness, a Chicago wellness clinic, Dr. Christopher Wolcott leads a team of trained, experienced pain management professionals. Dr. Wolcott’s three colleagues are licensed massage therapists who focus on assisting expecting mothers, athletes, and oncology patients. Dr. Wolcott, who received his chiropractic doctorate from the National University of Health Sciences, is also a fellow of the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

Urban Acupuncture

Urban Acupuncture is a Chicago wellness center, using acupuncture methods to mitigate patients’ arthritis, PTSD, anxiety, chronic pain, and other problems. Kyla Boles is the licensed acupuncturist who owns and operates the practice. She has received a Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Additionally, Ms. Boles trains continually to learn new holistic procedures, including cosmetic acupuncture and nutritional counseling.

West Meets East Acupuncture

At West Meets East Acupuncture, Kathy Hanold provides residents of the greater Chicagoland community with holistic solutions for a range of physical and emotional conditions. In addition to being a Registered Nurse (RN) who has practiced at Western hospitals, Ms. Hanold has earned certification from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.

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