Laurels
Best Acupuncturists
in Pittsburgh
2017

Why These Acupuncturists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored acupuncturists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best acupuncturists in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

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

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Braasch Acupuncture

Braasch Acupuncture is located in the Squirrel Hill business district of Pittsburgh and has been providing traditional Chinese medicine in the area since 2007. In addition to acupuncture, founder Peter Braasch focuses on other fundamental areas of Chinese medicine, including Qi Gong and herbal treatments. Braasch became an acupuncturist after acupuncture helped him in his recovery from chronic fatigue syndrome.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 400-8135

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Cedars Acupuncture & Wellness Center

Cedars Acupuncture & Wellness Center is located in the West End Village area of Pittsburgh and serves the surrounding area. Founder Yasmin Fakih is a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine and a Fellow of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine. She offers a variety of traditional medicinal practices, including acupuncture, gua sha, moxibustion, cupping, and herbal medicine. Electro-acupuncture, in which an electrical pulse is sent through acupuncture needles into the body, is also offered.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 926-4757

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Chinese Acupuncture Wellness Center

Chinese Acupuncture Wellness Center is based in Bridgeville and has been providing acupuncture services in the Pittsburgh metro area for more than 10 years. Licensed acupuncturist Lisa Wang obtained her certification at Chinese Medical School of Beijing United University in 1986 and offers a wide range of services, including electric stimulation, infrared lamp therapy, myo-massage, reflexology, cupping, moxibustion, and herbal therapy.

Bridgeville, PA(412) 221-2773

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Confluence Healing Community Acupuncture & Herbs

Confluence Healing Community Acupuncture & Herbs is based in Scott Township and serves the South Hills, including Lebanon and Greentree. The clinic's acupuncture services are priced on a sliding scale to make them more affordable to community members. Auricular acupuncture is also offered for smoking cessation and weight management purposes. Founder Susan M. Glod is board certified in acupuncture and Chinese herbology.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 279-1115

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Fortune Acupuncture & Herb Clinic

Fortune Acupuncture & Herb Clinic is located in Cranberry Township and has been serving the Pittsburgh area since 2005. A wide variety of Chinese and alternative medicinal services is available, including acupuncture, heat therapy, tissue mineral analysis, low-level laser therapy, electro dermal screening, and cosmetic acupuncture. Herbal and homeopathic healing services are also available. Acupuncturist Richard Fortune was a founding faculty member of the Dallas College of Oriental Medicine.

Cranberry Township, PA(724) 779-2299

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Hardin Acupuncture

Hardin Acupuncture is located in the Highland Park area of Pittsburgh and has been serving the community there since 2008. Owner and practitioner Debbie Hardin has a master's degree in acupuncture from the Tai Sophia Institute and is certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She focuses on using acupuncture as a means to get through life's transitions as well as physical issues.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 927-4768

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Innovative Family Wellness

Innovative Family Wellness was founded by Dr. Noah Erickson, a licensed medical acupuncturist with the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture. The Wexford office specializes in a variety of treatments, from traditional medicine to more modern alternative medicine. These include chiropractic services, acupuncture, craniosacral therapy, personalized nutrition programs and biomedical therapies for autism. Weight loss and smoking cessation programs using acupuncture and auricular therapy are also available. Innovative Family Wellness has office locations in Pennsylvania and Ohio.

Wexford, PA(877) 533-9993

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Life Balance Acupuncture

Life Balance Acupuncture was founded by Sarah Heiber, a Pitt alum who holds a license in acupuncture from the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine. Sarah is certified as a Diplomate of Acupuncture by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She specializes in Mei Zen Cosmetic Acupuncture, Dr. Tan's Balance Method, and Five Element Style Acupuncture. Appointments can be scheduled online. Life Balance Acupuncture accepts HSA/FSA cards, as well as UPMC Insurance for covered conditions.

Pittsburgh, PA(862) 243-2574

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Medical Acupuncture

Medical Acupuncture has been providing acupuncture services in Pittsburgh, including Castle Shannon, Bethel Park, Dormont, Mount Lebanon, and South Park. Services offered include nutritional weight loss, herbal medicine, cupping, Tui-Na, heat therapy, and electrical stimulation. Acupuncture is provided for a flat fee of $50 per session, making it more affordable than some other options. The clinic also offers acupuncture services for veterans and to treat anxiety and ADHD, among other conditions.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 837-9045

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Ming Yip Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ming Yip Traditional Chinese Medicine was founded by Bonnie Pang, who is both locally and nationally certified in acupuncture and herbology. The acupuncture clinic is attached to a retail store selling bulk herbs, herbal pills and health supplements. A variety of traditional Chinese medicinal treatments is available, including cupping and acupuncture, and the clinic also offers an "acu-facelift" service for youthful skin.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 281-4818

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North Hills Acupuncture Clinic

North Hills Acupuncture Clinic has been providing acupuncture services in Pittsburgh's North Hills neighborhood since 2014. Acupuncturist Kenneth Sowinski is licensed in acupuncture by the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine and focuses on using traditional medicine to treat chronic pain and sports injuries.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 748-0452

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Peace, Love & Zen

Peace, Love & Zen is an alternative medicine center that has been serving Pittsburgh and the surrounding area since 2013. Owner Susan Coe offers a wide variety of treatments and therapies, including acupuncture, aromatherapy, craniosacral therapy, massage, chiropractic services, reiki, reflexology, and psychic services. The facility contains unusual equipment like a Himalayan salt cave, a jade bed, an amethyst bed, and a full spectrum sauna.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 661-0777

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Pittsburgh Chiropractic, Acupuncture & Nutrition

Pittsburgh Chiropractic, Acupuncture & Nutrition was founded by George Kukurin, who has Diplomat Status in the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology and has been named as a top chiropractor by Consumers Research Council of America. Kukurin and his team offer a variety of services, including acupuncture, chiropractic services, and clinical nutrition. Free phone consultations are available to determine whether any of these services could be beneficial to clients.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 381-4453

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Pittsburgh Classical Acupuncture

Pittsburgh Classical Acupuncture is owned and operated by Andrew Macfarlane, who spent time as a Buddhist monk in Burma before returning to the United States and starting his acupuncture practice in Pittsburgh in 2010. He offers several classical Chinese medicinal techniques in addition to acupuncture, including cupping, gua sha, and moxibustion. Macfarlane has experience treating chronic pain and HIV/AIDS patients and has participated in National Institute of Health-funded studies on acupuncture's effectiveness.

Pittsburgh, PA(914) 980-2940

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Susan Petrella

Licensed acupuncturist Susan Petrella serves the greater Pittsburgh area from an office in Regent Square. She became an acupuncturist after the therapy helped her heal from foot pain. Petrella is a Diplomate of Acupuncture and a certified Acupuncture Detox Specialist with the National Acupuncture Detox Association, using acupuncture to treat addiction and alcoholism.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 242-6060

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The Birch Center for Acupuncture

The Birch Center for Acupuncture is located in Pittsburgh and was founded by husband and wife team Melissa and David Sokulski. For more than 15 years, the center has been providing traditional Chinese medicinal services including acupuncture, gua sha, cupping, and moxibustion. The center also educates patients about wild edible and medicinal herbs in the area.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 381-0116

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Tricia Smith Acupuncture

Tricia Smith Acupuncture is located in Pittsburgh and has been serving the surrounding area since 2011. Acupuncturist Tricia Smith specializes in Acupuncture Physical Medicine, which combines traditional acupuncture with myofascial trigger point therapies. Smith has treated chronic pain patients as well as those with emotional disorders and head injuries and focuses on battlefield acupuncture, motor point acupuncture, scalp acupuncture and Zero Balancing.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 623-3023

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WAY Wellness Center

The WAY Wellness Center (WAY stands for Wholistic Acupuncture and Yoga) offers a variety of traditional medicinal and health-related services, including acupuncture, bodywork, meditation, yoga, Tai Chi, and herbal supplements. The center's staff includes licensed acupuncturists, licensed massage therapists, yoga instructors, and one practitioner who specializes in Healing Touch, a compassionate energy therapy.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 772-1461

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Wind in the Willows

Wind in the Willows Acupuncture & Traditional Chinese Medicine was founded in 2013 by board-certified acupuncturist Michelle Wheeler. Michelle worked in psychiatric rehabilitation before going into acupuncture and specializes in traditional Chinese medicinal practices like cupping, Gua Sha, medical massage, and moxibustion. She is a Diplomate of Acupuncture and serves the West End neighborhood of Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas.

Pittsburgh, PA(412) 458-1226

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