Yamel Torres

(Licensed Acupuncturist)

Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Cupping, Tui Na Massage, Qi-Gong, Meditation, Kung-Fu

About Yamel:
Yamel Torres is the Founder and Sifu of the Chinese Martial Arts and Seven Star Wellness Center, which opened its doors to the Chicago community in 1998. Prior to opening his school and clinic, Yamel was an electrical engineer and software developer, having earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from DePaul University. He later transitioned to a career in the healing arts and earned a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, where he also served as a faculty member. Yamel continued to deepen his knowledge and skills by earning a Doctorate of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine in August of 2017.

Dr. Torres is board-certified through NCCAOM and has been running a successful private practice in Chicago for the past 8 years, providing acupuncture and herbal medicine to his patients. Dr. Torres also works with Dr. Gilberto Munoz at Chicago Medical Group, where he provides acupuncture and tui na massage to patients. Additionally, Dr. Torres has studied traditional martial arts since the age of 12 and has been teaching for over 22 years. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Torres teaches at his school Chinese Martial Arts and offers workshops in tai chi and qigong. Dr. Torres is excited starting a new chapter in his career by joining Northshore Healing Center to provide Acupuncture, herbal medicine, Qi-gong, Tai chi and Kung-fu.

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