Dr. Nicole Lizzio, DACM, is a NCCAOM board certified and licensed acupuncturist & herbalist. She received her Doctorate degree from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco, California and has since gone on to do extensive additional training in women’s health, fertility, and hormone balance. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of San Francisco.
Nicole discovered acupuncture when she was just 15 years old, amazed at the efficacy of such gentle treatments, she decided this was the path she would follow and has since built a foundation of respect, knowledge and amazement for the human body early on. Nicole is particularly passionate about the profound impact this medicine has in optimizing women's health and conception. She has always loved helping couples achieve and maintain a healthy pregnancy, and believes in being present to guide patients throughout their entire health journey, from pre-conception to the postnatal period. Nicole's focus is in supporting fertility, pregnancy, postnatal care, balancing hormones, and menstrual irregularities.
During her doctoral training, Nicole interned at many clinics including the California Pacific Medical Center, the San Francisco Women’s Resource Center, and has over 5 years of training from a San Francisco renown integrative healthcare center focused on fertility, pregnancy, pre & postnatal health and wellbeing. She also holds two certificates in cosmetic acupuncture and enjoys giving facial rejuvenation treatments. Nicole has worked over the past year to deepen her knowledge by working exclusively with both men and women facing fertility challenges, undergoing IVF/IUI, and those wanting natural pregnancy support.
Nicole enjoys working with her patients to tailor treatment strategies specifically for their needs, whether they are looking to pursue Chinese Medicine as a sole therapy, or in conjunction with their Western Therapies, she incorporates both Chinese Medicine and conventional Biomedicine into her treatments. Her goal is to create long lasting changes in the overall health of the body by treating the root cause of any internal imbalances. Through her guidance, with the use of Acupuncture, Chinese Herbology, nutrition and lifestyle recommendations, Nicole encourages her patients to cultivate a relationship with their own well being so they can tune-in to what their bodies need in order to restore balance.