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A former surgeon, director of a residency program and chief of the OB-Gyn department in his hospital, Dr. Carl J. Sarnacki has totally dedicated himself to the practice of acupuncture and the public understanding of American Acupuncture.

He has been trained in traditional oriental acupuncture as well as hand, scalp, and French auricular acupuncture. Dr. Sarnacki incorporates these various modalities of acupuncture with Western medicine and Western living to administer what is now called American Acupuncture.

Carl J. Sarnacki M.D is the past president of the Acupuncture Society of Michigan and the current director of the Acupuncture Institute of Michigan since 1982. He is also a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the International College of Electro-therapeutics, and the National Academy of Medical Acupuncture.

He is also a past member of the Academy of Medical Directors. He received national and state honors and served as the president of the National Medical and Dental Association. Dr. Sarnacki also gives lectures and radio health commentaries on the benefits of American Acupuncture.

Dr. Sarnacki graduated from the University of Michigan and Wayne State College of Medicine. He is happily married to his wife of over forty years. They have six children and twenty two grandchildren.  He currently practices Acupuncture at the Acupuncture Institute of Michigan in the following locations:  Warren, Dearborn Heights and Lake Orion


President of the Michigan Society of Acupuncture 1982 – Present

Medical Director, Acupuncture Institute of Michigan 1997 – 1999

President, Acupuncture Society of Michigan 1993 – 1997

Vice Chairman Department of OB-GYN Michigan Health Care Center 1991-1994

Clinical Instructor Michigan State University OB-GYN Department 1962 – 1993

Private Practice of OB-GYN Warren, Michigan 1984 – 1986

President National Medical Dental Association of America 1976 – 1978

Chairman OB-GYN Department Detroit-Macomb Hospital Association 1974 – 1976

Chairman OB-GYN Department South Macomb Hospital Warren, Michigan 1974 – 1986

American Academy of Medical Directors 1964 – 1968

Director OB-GYN Residency Program Providence Hospital



Cambridge Who’s Who of America 1996

Man of the Year Award – National Medical Dental Association 1986

National Presidents Award – Michigan State Medical Society




Who’s Who of America

Acupuncture Society of Michigan

American Board of Acupuncture

American Academy Medical Acupuncture

Cambridge Who’s Who of America

National Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Michigan Society of Acupuncture

International College of Acupuncture and Electro Therapeutics

Practicing physician in Michigan since 1958