Hamid Montakab

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 places in Europe.

Treatment of Acute ankle sprains with Acupuncture, thesis (1977)
Stresskrankheiten: co-author 2006 (Elsevier)
Acupuncture and Insomnia/ Sleep and Dreams in Chinese Medicine 2011 (Thieme)
Bridging the Gap - Acupuncture Point and Channel Energetics 2012 (KIENER)