DuPont Aesthetics is proud to offer acupuncture in its Chevy Chase, MD office serving the Washington DC and surrounding area.


Amina Tamzali is a licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist having earned her Masters in Oriental Medicine at Maryland University Of Integrative Health. She is also trained in Western Medicine and holds a general practitioner medical degree from Algeria since 2004. She is fluent in English and French.


Her focus is on the treatment and prevention of diseases through the alignment of the body mind and spirit with the use of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine.

Acupuncture is recognized by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to be effective in the treatment of:

  • Anxiety

  • Chronic Fatigue

  • Constipation

  • Depression

  • Digestive Trouble

  • Fertility

  • Fibromyalgia

  • Low Back Pain

  • Pain

  • PMS

  • Reproductive Problems

  • Sleep Disturbances

  • Stress

  • Urinary Tract Infections

When preparing for your acupuncture visit please keep a few things in mind:

  • Please show up on time

  • Do not eat a large meal before your visit

  • Wear loose, comfortable clothes

  • Be sure to discuss any questions or concerns with your acupuncturist

  • Refrain from overexertion, drugs or alcohol for at least 6 hours after treatment.

  • Follow your treatment plan between visits

  • Keep all your appointments, as each visit builds upon the previous ones

Mary C. DuPont, MD, FACS

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