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Updated March 11, 2003





Recommended New Jersey Acupuncturists


East Orange


Noel C. Nowicki, M.D.
Holistic Physician-Acupuncturist
Kessler Insititue for Rehabilitation
240 Central Ave.
East Orange, NJ 07018
fax 973-414-8129


Noel C. Nowicki MD is a holistic physician-acupuncturist with over 25 years as an Internist working both in private practice and on staff at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.

He is one of the few physicians who has been trained in a 3 year TCM school as a licensed acupuncturist and a medical acupuncturist through UCLA. He is Board Certified in Medical Acupuncture and very active in the AAMA New Jersey chapter. In addition to TCM he has trained in Japanese acupuncture and herbal medicine, hypnosis, manual medicine and bioenergetic healing.

He started the outpatient acupuncture clinic at Kessler Institute in 1995 and won second prize in an international research award for a study on acupuncture for dysphagia after stroke. This was completed under a grant from the NIH Office of Alternative Medicine for neurological disease which had been in place at Kessler Institute. Currently he is involved in an asthma study at the Eastern School of Acupuncture.

He has an active private practice in acupuncture, where he treats a wide variety of problems including chronic pain, stroke and brain injury. He was the first to obtain acupuncture privileges at two hospitals and lectures widely in the tristate area on a variety of medical and alternative medicine subjects. Residents from three different programs rotate through his office to observe medical acupuncture. He has been a preceptor for UCLA for 6 years and also lectures at the Eastern School of Acupuncture.

Dr. Nowicki has been featured in The New York Times and other national and local media.

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