Dr. Noémie Le Pertel, DACM, MS, MPH, MAPP


Dr. Noémie Le Pertel is a licensed provider of East Asian medicine and offers acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Eastern integrative nutrition, qi gong, reiki, color therapy, cranial sacral, and neuro-muscular therapy. Dr. Le Pertel serves as the staff center acupuncturist in primary care at Columbia University Medical Center and holds a private practice in Columbus Circle/Lincoln Center. She has been teaching yoga and meditation in the context of personal wellbeing, performance and leadership since 1998.

Dr. Le Pertel has consulted for a variety of organizations including Ireland's Health Service Executive (Irish Government) for Healthy Ireland, Columbia Women in Business, Columbia Women's Alumni group, AppNexus, Exubrancy, Mount Sinai Beth Israel's Department of Integrative Medicine, and Columbia University Center for Family and Community Medicine, and more. She currently offers individualized executive coaching, leadership development and facilitation for enhanced performance and wellbeing and is working on a second doctorate in Adult Learning and Leadership at Columbia University. See centerforpositiveleadership.com for more information or contact noemie@caa.columbia.edu.

Professional Organizations:

ACLM American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Member and Planning Committee for First Inaugural Global Think Tank Summit on Lifestyle Medicine, Positive Health & Resilience

IPPA International Positive Psychology Association, Work Organizations Division, Associate Editor, Health and Wellness Division, Associate Editor and Webinar Leadership Series CoLead

Clinical internships:

  • Montefiore Medical Center (NIH funded study on pain management),
  • NYU Langone Institute for Women with Disabilities,
  • NYU Lutheran Hospital Neurological Rehabilitation and Stroke Center.
  • Acupuncture Fellow, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, Dr. Arya Nielsen.

Research Experience:

  • PCOM, post-stroke Tx protocols and study design
  • PCOM, first student to take on independent research collaboration with Columbia University: research topic Migraines and TCM Pattern Differentiation
  • Independent collaboration on palliative care and cancer-related fatigue with Columbia University Epidemiology Fellow, Dr. Lasheen
  • Clinical Research Coordinator and Project Manager, Palliative Care and Patient Education, Columbia University
  • Pediatric Acupuncture Review, School-Based Health Centers
  • Harvard Medical School, Network Systems Research, Integrative Medicine, Research Trainee, Brigham Women's Hospital
  • Columbia Business School Psychophysiological Stress Research Experimenter in Social Relations Lab


  • BS              Health Psychology & Human Biology, Bastyr University
  • MS             Traditional Oriental Medicine, PCOM
  • MPH         Health Policy & Management, Columbia University
  • MAPP      Applied Positive Psychology, The University of                                                                                 Pennsylvania  (Dr. Martin Seligman)
  • DACM      Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, PCOM
  • EdD            Doctorate in Adult Learning & Leadership, Columbia University

My Approach

I provide truly integrative, empowering, individualized, and compassionate care through East Asian integrative medicine, lifestyle consulting, and applied positive psychology in line with cutting edge research and practice.


Dr. Noémie Le Pertel, DACM, MS, MPH, MAPP


Columbus Circle

Located across from Central Park and adjacent to the Mandarin Hotel, our office is convenient to all major forms of public transportation including the A, C, D, B, F, N, Q, R, and 1 Trains to Columbus Circle and 57th Street


Most major insurance accepted

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Change takes time and an investment in your own healing process. Packages are available at a discounted rate when paid prior to the time of service in order to facilitate your wellness journey.

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