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Emil Velasquez, Lac.

Dr. Emil Velasquez, L.Ac, DAOM, FABORM, holds a doctorate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of California.  His clinical focus is in treating women’s health, neuromuscular disorders, pain management, and emotional issues. Emil also went through a rigorous training and passed an exam to become a fertility board certified acupuncturist. 

Emil Velasquez started Malaya Acupuncture & Wellness Center in Oakland, California with a vision to help promote  wellness via the use of Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine in his community in Oakland, California.

During his free time, he loves being active: he likes to do capoeira, a Brazilian form of martial arts, hiking with his dog Nami, reading books on positive psychology, and is constantly taking health seminars to expand his knowledge about health and medicine.


  • Certified Massage practitioner. World School of Massage, San Francisco.
  • B.A. in Psychology. San Francisco State University.
  • M.S. in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland.
  • Doctorate Degree in Traditional Chinese medicine. Five Branches University, San Jose.
Other Trainings:
  • Board Certified in the integrative treatments of infertility. American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine
  • Crisis Support line. San Francisco Suicide Prevention.
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