Dr. Lamya Kamel

Dr. Lamya Kamel, L.Ac, Dipl. OM, MSTOM, DAOM

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

Dr. Lamya Kamel 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, a Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine, and a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science.  Dr. Kamel’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.  During this time, Dr. Kamel was fortunate to study with world renowned practitioners and authors Drs. Giovanni Maciocia and Jill Blakeway. While completing her doctorate, Dr. Kamel also 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, Dr. Kamel is an Associate Professor at Pacific College of Health and Science, as well as the Chair of the Department of Professional Practice. She is a member of the Illinois Society for Acupuncture (ILSA), and has served as both Vice-President and President, promoting awareness of the medicine and protecting the rights of Acupuncturists in Illinois.  She is also a Subject Matter Expert for the NCCAOM writing questions for the national boards. Dr. Kamel’s clinical interests include pain management, digestive health, neurological disorders, mental health, women’s health, infertility, as well as maternity and post-partum care. In her free time, Dr. Kamel enjoys rollerblading, playing basketball, doing crossword puzzles, and spending time with her family.


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