Dr. Erika Toebaas, L.Ac, Dipl. OM, MSTOM, DAOM

Licensed Acupuncturist

At Aligned Modern Health, we treat every patient as an individual. All of our Acupuncturists have extensive experience in treating a variety of conditions and all hold a Masters or Doctorate degrees in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from the top acupuncture schools in the world.

License/title and certifications:

  • NCCAOM certified in Acupuncture
  • NCCAOM certified Chinese Herbal Medicine
  • NCCAOM certified Traditional Oriental Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science from UW-Whitewater in Biochemistry
  • Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
  • Licensed Massage Therapy
  • Licensed Cosmetology
  • Certified Yoga Instructor

About Erika

Dr. Erika Toebaas is NCCAOM certified in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine, and Traditional Oriental Medicine. She holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, and a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science. Dr. Toebaas’ 4-year Master’s program emphasized acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, and western biomedicine. Her subsequent Doctoral program focused on western biomedicine, clinical skills, research, & leadership and training in integrative medicine.

In addition to the above, Dr. Toebaas is also a licensed massage therapist and a licensed cosmetologist with a focus on skin. She is a certified yoga instructor and has had continuing education in craniosacral therapy, essential oils, and energy work.

Dr. Toebaas’ clinical interests include pain management, digestive health, mental health, women’s health, thyroid care, skin, and educating clients on how to reduce their toxic load. In her free time, Dr. Toebaas enjoys doing puzzles, gardening, biking, hiking, yoga, SUP, spending time with family and friends, cooking, and traveling anywhere near water.

Q&A with Erika

What are you most passionate about professionally? Personally?

Professionally: working with like minded practitioners for the health of patients

and constantly learning.

Personally: essential oils, gardening, family and friends, and travel

What three traits define you?

Reliable, trustworthy, organized

What would you do even if you didn’t get paid to do it?

Make essential oil blends

What are you surprisingly good at?


What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

Essential Oils

What’s the biggest proof that you’re good at what you do?

That my patients stay with me and follow through on their care plan, that they

can be graduated to maintenance care, and that they refer new patients. Also that

other practitioners want to work with me.

How long have you been working in your field?

Since 2017

What are you complimented on most in your work?

That my patients feel heard, that I’m approachable, that I respond quickly, and

that I really care and get invested.

Where do you live?

Libertyville, IL

What do you do for fun in your spare time? What are your hobbies?

Gardening, learning, walking, biking, SUP, yoga, hiking, travel

June 12, 2019

Everyone here is so kind and knowledgeable! I have never loved any healthcare location like I love Aligned Modern Health!


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