Emil Velasquez, Lac.

Dr. Emil Velasquez holds a Doctorate Degree in Oriental Medicine and is a licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California.  His clinical focus is treating women’s health, neuromuscular disorders, pain management and emotional disorders.

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.

During his free time, he loves being active: he likes to do capoeira, a Brazilian form of martial arts, hiking, 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, Ca.

Bachelors of Arts in Psychology                 San Francisco State University, San Francisco, Ca.

Masters of Science in Chinese Medicine    Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences, Oakland, Ca.

Doctorate in Chinese Medicine                  Five Branches University, San Jose, Ca.