Dr. Namrata Chansarkar, DACM, L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist board certified both nationally and in state of California. Previously, she worked in biotechnology industry, but a life changing health experience introduced her to acupuncture. Acupuncture was pivotal to restore her health naturally. Since then she left her biotechnology career behind. The experience of acupuncture, food therapy and lifestyle changes were transformative and inspired her to study acupuncture and Chinese medicine. She graduated from Pacific College of Oriental Medicine (PCOM) in San Diego with her Master’s degree and Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM).

While attending Pacific College, she interned at various offsite locations such as:

  • San Diego Cancer Center, treating in oncology and hematology
  • San Diego Rady Children’s Hospital, treating in oncology, hematology, and chronic pain
  • Seniors center at Lutheran Church focusing on pain management and geriatric care
  • UCSD’s sports medicine RIMAC clinic treating UCSD sports team students for pain and helped improve their athletic performance.
While treating patients in PCOM’s school clinic she treated patients with breast cancer, women’s health, facial rejuvenation, weight loss, anxiety, stress, vertigo, addiction, low back pain, neck pain, tendinitis and carpel tunnel syndrome.
Along with her passion for Traditional Chinese Medicine her other hobbies are gardening, nature hikes, Indian classical dance, beading jewelry, and cooking.

She has her private practice in city of Encinitas. She is passionate about using her experience and knowledge to support others in achieving their best potential, health and wellness.

The name Matru Sparsh has a special meaning. Matru in Sanskrit means mother and Sparsh means touch. So, Matru Sparsh here means gentle, motherly touch. In my acupuncture practice I palpate channels, take pulse, and also massage if needed which all involves gently touching the patient. Since my student days, when I massage or palpate my patients, my patients used to compliment me saying they were reminded of mother’s gentle touch. I am blessed with divine mother’s grace to offer this practice to help others through acupuncture.
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