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.

Read more about our selection process

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.

Chicago, IL 60610


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.

Chicago, IL 60625



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.

Chicago, IL 60618


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.

Chicago, IL 60654


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.

Chicago, IL 60647


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.

Chicago, IL 60615


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