Noel C. Nowicki, M.D.
Kessler Insititue for Rehabilitation
240 Central Ave.
East Orange, NJ 07018
Noel C. Nowicki MD is a holistic physician-acupuncturist
with over 25 years as an Internist working both in private
practice and on staff at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation.
He is one of the few physicians who has been trained in
a 3 year TCM school as a licensed acupuncturist and a medical
acupuncturist through UCLA. He is Board Certified in Medical
Acupuncture and very active in the AAMA New Jersey chapter.
In addition to TCM he has trained in Japanese acupuncture
and herbal medicine, hypnosis, manual medicine and bioenergetic
He started the outpatient acupuncture clinic at Kessler
Institute in 1995 and won second prize in an international
research award for a study on acupuncture for dysphagia
after stroke. This was completed under a grant from the
NIH Office of Alternative Medicine for neurological disease
which had been in place at Kessler Institute. Currently
he is involved in an asthma study at the Eastern School
He has an active private practice in acupuncture, where
he treats a wide variety of problems including chronic pain,
stroke and brain injury. He was the first to obtain acupuncture
privileges at two hospitals and lectures widely in the tristate
area on a variety of medical and alternative medicine subjects.
Residents from three different programs rotate through his
office to observe medical acupuncture. He has been a preceptor
for UCLA for 6 years and also lectures at the Eastern School
Dr. Nowicki has been featured in The New York Times and
other national and local media.