First Name

Dr. Hamid Montakab MD



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Speaker Bio

Dr. Hamid David Montakab M.D. graduated from Medical School of Paris, did his residency in surgery and completed a 3-year education in acupuncture. Later spending 4 months in clinical training in China, followed by 2 years in exploring the local healing in the Philippines and India. He practiced for 5 years in America after obtaining the NCCA certification and a degree in Chinese Herbalism. In 1986 he founded the Academy of Chinese Healing Arts in Switzerland.

Dr. Montakab was commissioned by the Swiss National Fond to conduct a scientific research study on Acupuncture and Insomnia. In 1995 he was the co-founder and president of the Swiss Professional Organization for TCM (SPO-TCM). Currently he practices in Savièse and lectures in Winterthur and other European countries.



Treatment of Acute ankle sprains with Acupuncture: 1977
Compilation of “The Diagnostic chart in TCM”: 1978
Pulse Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine: 1980
Acupuncture & Insomnia (study) 1996
Stresskrankheiten: co-author (Elsevier) 2006
Acupuncture for Insomnia (Thieme) 2012
Acupuncture Points & Channel Energetics “Bridging the Gap” (Kiener) 2014. Revised 2 nd edition (Homaya/ Kindle) 2019
Chinese Medicine Revisited (Homaya) 2015
Acupuncture for Headaches, Eyes and ENT Pathologies (2019 Singing Dragon)
Acupuncture for treating the Hidden Roots of Disease / The mind and the emotions in Chinese Medicine 2020 (Homaya/ Kindle)

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