Director of Acupuncture
Whether you want to eliminate pain, increase your energy, or address unresolved symptoms of existing health concerns, our team is ready to work with you to create a roadmap for optimal wellness.
License/title and certifications:
- NCCAOM certified in Acupuncture
- Chinese Herbal Medicine
- Traditional Oriental Medicine
- Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College in Chemistry and Physics
- Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine
- Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
About Dr. Kamel
Lamya is NCCAOM certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Traditional Oriental Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Scripps College in Chemistry and Physics and a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine and Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. Lamya’s 4-year Master’s program emphasized acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and western biomedicine. Her subsequent 2-year Doctoral program focused on studying the classical texts of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the medical language itself, and honing clinical skills by studying with pioneers in the field. It also emphasized leadership and training in integrative medicine. She was fortunate to study with world renowned practitioners and authors Drs. Giovanni Maciocia and Jill Blakeway. While completing her doctorate she conducted and published original research on the role of integrating acupuncture and chiropractic medicine to treat chronic pain. In addition to being the Director of Acupuncture at Aligned Modern Health she is an Associate Professor at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in their Doctoral Program and the Chair of the Department of Professional Practice. She has been a member of the Illinois Society for Acupuncture (ILSA) for over ten years serving as both the Vice-President and President, promoting awareness of the medicine and protecting the rights of Acupuncturists in Illinois. She has spent the last 3 years as a Subject Matter Expert for the NCCAOM writing questions for the national boards. Her clinical interests range from treating pain, digestive health, neurological disorders, mental health, women’s health, infertility, as well as maternity and post-partum care. In her free time, she enjoys rollerblading, playing basketball, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.
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