San Francisco Acupuncture

Acupuncture integrated seamlessly with your primary care


Collaborative Care

Our acupuncturists and providers work together on your personalized care plan

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Affordable Treatment

We work hard to keep our acupuncture services reasonably priced and accessible


Longer Appointments

You'll have time to address your concerns and receive excellent treatment

"The strength of integrating acupuncture at One Medical lies in the fact that we're able to combine it with allopathic primary care in order to fully support our patients' health and provide the best possible comprehensive care."

Michelle Kuroda, LAc

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With a team of specialists located throughout San Francisco, One Medical offers integrative services – including acupuncture – to all of our Bay Area members. Our San Francisco acupuncture services are provided by experienced, licensed acupuncturists (LAcs) at our Noe Valley - 23rd Street and Financial District – Montgomery offices, making holistic care convenient and accessible. Our acupuncturists are an extension of our primary care team, and they collaborate closely with physicians to deliver truly customized, patient-centered care.

How does acupuncture fit into primary care?

One Medical's experienced licensed acupuncturists collaborate with our physicians to provide holistic care to address your health concerns while prioritizing prevention and maintenance so you stay in top shape.

As a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine or TCM, acupuncture is a complex, holistic medical system that’s considered a valuable complementary and alternative modality in modern Western medicine. Rooted in ancient Eastern philosophies around energy and balance, acupuncture relies on the use of fine needles to stimulate specific points on the body to promote healing, as well as nutritional therapy and herbal medicine and supplements when necessary.

Over one million people in the US use acupuncture to address a variety of health issues, including pain, stress, digestive problems, fatigue, and fertility concerns.

At One Medical, our acupuncturists collaborate with our primary care providers to fully understand the scope of each unique problem and to create the most comprehensive, beneficial treatment plan possible. If supplements or herbs are recommended to further your treatment goals, our acupuncturists will communicate directly with your primary care provider about supplement and drug interactions to optimize your health and wellbeing.

Is acupuncture covered by insurance?

While some insurance carriers may provide a limited amount of coverage for integrative services, One Medical offers acupuncture treatment to our patients for an out-of-pocket cost. Providing services in this way allows us to continue delivering affordable care to all of our members in a way that’s reasonable and sustainable. If your insurance carrier does cover acupuncture services, we’re happy to provide an itemized receipt for you to submit for reimbursement.

What kinds of conditions can acupuncture be used for?

The overarching goal of acupuncture is to restore and maintain balance in the body. Our acupuncturists routinely diagnose and treat a wide range of health issues including joint and nerve inflammation, muscle pain, digestive issues like IBS, anxiety, insomnia, weight loss and a variety of women’s health concerns including infertility, painful periods, and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Which San Francisco providers specialize in acupuncture?

Our board-certified providers are trained to handle everything from preventive medicine to treatment of acute and chronic conditions. San Francisco team members who have a specific interest in acupuncture include:

For more guidance in picking a provider for your specific needs, just call 415-523-6317. And rest assured that there is no commitment in selecting a provider; you can always change providers at any time and for any reason.

How do I make an appointment?

One Medical is a membership-based practice that combines the highest level of care with exceptional services. Members support our practice by paying a low annual membership fee of just $149, which provides a full year of access to all of our urgent and primary care services. If we ever fail to meet your expectations, we’ll do our best to fix it. For information about acupuncture visit fees, please refer to our fee schedule.

It takes less than five minutes to join online, and once you sign up, you can book your first appointment online, on the phone, or on our app.

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What We Handle

  • Joint, nerve, & muscle pain & inflammation
  • Women's health issues including infertility, painful periods & polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Poor circulation
  • Sinus infections
  • Digestive issues including IBS
  • Weight loss
  • Insomnia
  • Anxiety