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Dr. Emil Velasquez, Lac., DAOM, FABORM

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 specialty is in the treatment of Infertility. In addition, he has extensive experience in treating conditions related to women’s health, mental health condtions, neuromuscular disorders and pain management.

Dr. Emil V. started Malaya Acupuncture & Wellness Center in Oakland, California with a vision to help promote wellness with Acupuncture and Chinese medicine in a vibrant neighborhood in the Fruitvale. 

During his free time, he loves being active. He trains capoeira, a Brazilian form of martial arts, and loves to go on a walks with his dog Nami. He also loves reading books on wellness, and self-development. Currently, he is training for his first marathon in 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, Ca. 
Other Trainings:
  • Board Certified in the integrative treatments of infertility by the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine (ABORM).
  • Participated in the “Back In Action” study, a multi-center clinical research trial of acupuncture for the management of chronic low back pain among older patients. This study is a collaboration among the research centers at Kaiser Permanente, Sutter Health, and the Institute for Family Health.
  • Certified massage practitioner. The world school of massage and healing Arts. San Francisco, Ca. 
  • Crisis line support. San Francisco Suicide Prevention.
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