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All IAOMA practitioners are nationally certified by the NCCAOM and are licensed acupuncturists in the state of Iowa. For more information on what this means, visit our How to Know if Your Practitioner is Qualified page.


Please use the map below to find an acupuncturist in your area! You can zoom in to your area to get a better look. 

The directory below is arranged according to license number (oldest to newest). Click on a practitioner’s name for more information.

Elizabeth Terrell

Iowa Acupuncture Clinic Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Elizabeth Terrell graduated from Southwest Acupuncture College in 1995 with a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. She is the longest practicing acupuncturist in Iowa and co-founded the Iowa Acupuncture Clinic in 1996 with her husband, William Terrell. She specializes in multiple styles of acupuncture, auricular (ear) therapy,… Continue Reading Elizabeth Terrell

8230 Hickman Rd Suite B
Clive, IA 50325 

William Terrell

Iowa Acupuncture Clinic Licensed Acupuncturist, Dipl. NCCAOM William Terrell initially started his health education as a premed student, but the holistic theory of traditional oriental medicine quickly caught his attention and passion. He graduated from Southwest Acupuncture College in 1996 with a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine. He came to Iowa and co-founded the Iowa… Continue Reading William Terrell

8230 Hickman Rd Suite B
Clive, IA 50325 

Valerie Stallbaumer

Story Medical Center Natural Health Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Specialty: Acupuncture – procedure used in or adapted from Chinese medical practice where fine needles are inserted in specific body areas for therapeutic purposes, for example, to relieve pain or produce regional anesthesia.

431 S. Duff Ave. Unit B

Ames, IA 50010 

Katherine Whitmore Chuapoco

Center for Acupuncture and Healing Arts Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Katherine Whitmore Chuapoco graduated from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO in 2000, with her Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine. She is a licensed acupuncturist in the state  of Iowa, and is nationally board certified with by the NCCAOM. Prior to acupuncture school,… Continue Reading Katherine Whitmore Chuapoco

520 39th St

Des Moines, IA 50312 

Yimin Xu

Iowa Family Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and NCCAOM Dipl.   Yimin Xu is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Iowa.  He is also certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncturists and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in acupuncture and Chinese herbology. Yimin Xu is a 1983 graduate of the Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese… Continue Reading Yimin Xu

8711 Windsor Parkwayr Suite 8
Johnston, IA 50131 

Brendan Chuapoco

Center for Acupuncture and Healing Arts Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM   Brendan Dooley Chuapoco received his Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, CO. in 2000. He is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Iowa and is nationally certified by the NCCAOM. Brendan received his Bachelor’s of Arts… Continue Reading Brendan Chuapoco

520 39th St

Des Moines, IA 50312 

Diana Yong Cai-Xu

Iowa Family Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist   Diana is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Iowa. She is also certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Acupuncutists and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) in acupuncture and Chinese herbology. Diana is a 1983 graduate of the Zhejiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China. Since then,… Continue Reading Diana Yong Cai-Xu

8711 Windsor Parkway, #8

Johnston, IA 50131 

Renee Dalrymple

Soaring Crane Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Licensed Acupuncturist

1517 North 1st St
Indianola, IA 50125 

Alice Spitzner-Claussen

Twig and Needle Chinese Medicine Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Alice holds a Master’s Degree in Oriental Medicine from Southwest Acupuncture College as well as a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.  She moved to Iowa City from Ward, Colorado in September of 2003 to open her practice. She… Continue Reading Alice Spitzner-Claussen

501 Twelfth Ave. Suite 102

Coralville, IA 52241 

Natan Bar-Shimon

Jefferson County Health Center Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM

2000 Main Street
Fairfield, IA 52556 

Joel Thielen

Elements Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Joel Thielen is president and founding member of Elements Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Clinic based in Dubuque, Iowa. He is Dubuque’s first State Licensed and Nationally Board Certified (NCCAOM) Acupuncturist. He is a Fellow and board member of the American Association of Integrative Medicine. Prior to founding Elements Acupuncture… Continue Reading Joel Thielen

1880 Radford Rd

Dubuque, IA 52002 

Deb van Latenstein

Acupuncture Wellness Center and Allergy Clinic of Iowa Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM   If you need answers to health concerns or how to improve your overall health Deb can help you understand the issues and explore treatments touching on nutritional, physical, mental & emotional aspects of your lifestyle. Deb began her journey to natural health… Continue Reading Deb van Latenstein

3408 Woodland Ave, #305

West Des Moines, IA 50266 

Jay Heaverlo

Midwest Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM

3064 99th St

Urbandale, IA 50322 

Katie Blair

Peaceful Healing Journey Licensed Acupuncturist, Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MAOM), Diplomate of Oriental Medicine

2995 Asbury Rd
Dubuque, IA 52001 USA

Rose Hosek

Northern Iowa Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM

411 Court Street
Rockwell City, IA 50579 

Michelle Ybarra-Rojas

Ames Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM An Ames native, Michelle is a practitioner of Chinese Medicine specializing in acupuncture and Chinese herbology.  She graduated from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland, Oregon in 2010 where she received a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree.  She is also nationally certified by the… Continue Reading Michelle Ybarra-Rojas

233 S Walnut Ave

Ames, IA 50010 

Morgan Rivers

Two Rivers Acupuncture and Bodyworks Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM and Massage Therapist A native of rural Iowa, I received a Bachelor of Arts in Botany from the University of Iowa in 1973, Massage Therapy Certification from Heartwood Institute, CA, in 1991 and Zero Balancing Certification from the Zero Balancing Health Association in 1997. In… Continue Reading Morgan Rivers

9001 Hickman Rd Suite 300
Urbandale, IA 50322 

Laura McCoy

Acupuncture and Whole Body Health Licensed Acupuncturist and Certified Athletic Trainer Photo by MakurJain.com MS in Acupuncture ~ 2004 Bastyr University BS in Exercise Science ~ 1995 Seattle Pacific University BA in Political Science ~ 1990 The Evergreen State College As a Certified Athletic Trainer in the Seattle area for several years, Laura incorporated acupuncture… Continue Reading Laura McCoy

24 Sturgis Corner Dr
Iowa City, IA 52246 

Rob Weingeist

Acupuncture Iowa City — Clinic Eight Licensed Acupuncturist Rob Weingeist is an Iowa City native, and graduate of City High. He attended The University of Puget Sound for his Bachelors degree, and played #1 on the varsity tennis team. He completed a 4 year post-graduate Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at Chicago’s Pacific College… Continue Reading Rob Weingeist

325 E Washington St., Suite #101

Iowa City, IA 52240 

Patrick Yoerger

Integrative Acupuncture Iowa City Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM, Licensed Massage Therapist Patrick Yoerger received his Master of Acupuncture degree from the prestigious Northwestern Health Sciences University’s Minneapolis campus in 2014. Prior to his graduate studies Patrick received an Anthropology degree from the University of Iowa with studies focused in both physical and cultural anthropology.… Continue Reading Patrick Yoerger

221 E College Street Suite 221
Iowa City, IA 52240 

John Emanoil

Bodhi Acupuncture and Wellness of Des Moines Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM   John Emanoil, Licensed Acupuncturist, owner, and practitioner of Bodhi Acupuncture  and Wellnes of Des Moines graduated from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago. John received a Masters in Science and Traditional Oriental Medicine. After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree… Continue Reading John Emanoil

8820 Swanson Blvd Suite 109
Clive, IA 50325 

Emily Kappelman

Acupuncture Wellness Center and Allergy Clinic of Iowa Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM   Emily Kappelman is a licensed acupuncturist through the Iowa Board of Medicine and a Diplomate of Oriental Medicine certified by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington,… Continue Reading Emily Kappelman

3408 Woodland Ave, #305

West Des Moines, IA 50266 

Yueshan Hu

Evidence Based Oriental Medicine Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Dr. Yueshan Hu received his M.B. and  M.Med. degrees in Traditional Chinese Medicine from prestigious universities in China, and received his Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences in United States. Dr. Hu was an Assistant Professor at Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) prior to coming to US. Dr.… Continue Reading Yueshan Hu

5132 South Cliff Ave Suite 3

Sioux Falls, SD 57108 

Lucy Marsh

Deep Roots Acupuncture and Apothecary Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM   Education, Certifications, & Licensure Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs Licensed Acupuncturist, Iowa Medical Board, 2015 Masters of Acupuncture 2014, Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Gainesville, FL Certificate in Chinese Herbal Medicine 2014, Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, Gainesville, FL 2014 Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, National Certification… Continue Reading Lucy Marsh

720 S Dubuque Street Suite 3
Iowa City, IA 52240 

David Mesenbrink

Eagle Peak Healing Arts Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM David Mesenbrink MSOM, Dipl. O.M., L.Ac. received his Masters of Science in Oriental Medicine in 2014 from Southwest Acupuncture College in Boulder, Colorado. David began his four years of graduate study at the American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, Minnesota. After two years… Continue Reading David Mesenbrink

122 W 4th Street Suite 2
Cedar Falls, IA 50613 

Laura Parkinson

Total Family Wellness Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Laura started working in health care while she was in high school. Early on she realized that she had a passion for helping people with their health. After graduation, Laura joined the US Navy and served 10 years as a Hospital Corpsman. During her service, Laura traveled… Continue Reading Laura Parkinson

302 SW Walnut St
Ankeny, IA 50021 

Danielle Sadler

Sadler Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Danielle Sadler, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M., holds a Master’s degree in Oriental Medicine from completion of a four-year program at American Academy of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in Roseville, MN in 2015. Her acupuncture clinical internship included a rotation in Acute Rehabilitation and Orthopedics at University of Minnesota Medical Center in… Continue Reading Danielle Sadler

1426 Elm Street

Grinnell, IA 50112 

Cindy Boland

East Asian Medicine Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Cindy had been interested in healthcare her whole life and  first tried East Asian medicine when her son was wheezing and she was looking for alternatives to build up his system to reduce the need for steroids.  Several years later following a car accident Cindy became a… Continue Reading Cindy Boland

3343 Southgate Court #105
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 

Veronica Reavis

Prairie Jewel Acupuncture Licensed Acupuncturist and Dipl. NCCAOM Veronica Reavis received her Master of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s Chicago Campus in 2015 and a Bachelor of Arts from Grinnell College in 2011. She received her certification in Clean Needle Technique in 2014 and was certified by the National… Continue Reading Veronica Reavis

200 E 2nd St
; 615 Horseshoe Dr Suite F
Muscatine; Grinnell, IA 52761; 50112