Tetsuharu Kamiya

Tetsuharu Kamiya is a direct disciple of Dr Yamamoto and a certified instructor of Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture. He has been involved in the spread of YNSA since the establishment of the Japanese YNSA Society 10 years ago. After returning to Japan, he acquired the national acupuncture license. 

About Tetsuharu Kamiya

As one of the few certified instructors, he is working to accurately convey the basics of YNSA established by Dr Yamamoto. Kamiya and the few other instructors have developed and maintained a strong professional relationship with Dr Yamamoto.

The ongoing relationship with Dr Yamamoto allows him to stay up to date on developments of YNSA and to maintain the highest level of YNSA clinical aptitude.

YNSA seminars take place every month, with hundreds of participants currently trained in the basic techniques of YNSA. Participants using this method on a daily basis in the clinic have achieved remarkable results for their patients.

Kamiya provides acupuncture treatments at Tohoku University Hospital for patients with inexplicable symptoms, intractable neurological diseases, and functional somatic and somatoform disorders. He also conducts clinical research and is involved in acupuncture education at Tohoku University.

Kamiya has a TCM clinical career of more than 20 years and over 10 years with YNSA. He received invitations from Bali, Abu Dhabi, Taiwan, and other countries to present his research on acupuncture.

Throughout his career, Kamiya as a lecturer and mentor has pushed for the necessary integration of acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Scalp Acupuncture.In Japan today, he is one of the leading acupuncturists specializing in TCM and YNSA.


Goto College of Medical Arts andSciences, Tokyo, Japan

Associate of Arts in Acupuncture Science

March 2007

Shanghai University of TCM, Shanghai, China

B.S. in Medicine

July 2003

Professional Experience

Department of Kampo and Integrative Medicine 

Since April 2014

Department of Education and Support for Community Medicine, Department of Kampo Medicine,Tohoku University Hospital

Since April 2014

Sendai Teishin Hospital

October 2012 to March 2014

Department of Kampo Medicine,Tohoku University Hospital

April 2007 to September 2012

Specialty Training

Traditional Chinese Medicine

Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture


The Japanese Society of YNSA

The Japan Society for Oriental Medicine

Japan Traditional Chinese Medicine Association


Mika Kamiya

Mika Kamiya received a degree in athletic training from St. Cloud University in Minnesota, USA.

After returning to Japan, she obtained the national qualifications for acupuncture and massage. She also acquired a teaching license for a Japanese acupuncture school.

Mika has completed the advanced course of YNSA and works as a practical assistant to Kamiya at his YNSA workshops.

She has experience in treating patients with various diseases such as chronic pain, neurological disorders, and sports injuries at the acupuncture clinic. In particular, she oversees many rehabilitations during YNSA placement.

Currently, she works as a lecturer at an acupuncture training school.

Mika also received qualifications to be a para-athlete sports instructor, educating those with disabilities or an interest in sports the appropriate use and movement of the body.


Tokyo School of Medical and Welfare, Tokyo, Japan

2011, 2014

St. Cloud State University, MN, U.S.A

B.A. in Athletic Training


Professional Experience

East Japan medical school, Miyagi, Japan

2018 to present

Kohando acupuncture and moxibustion clinic, MATAHARI, Miyagi, Japan

2017 to present

Shizuoka medical treatment professional college, Shizuoka, Japan

2015 to 2016

Fureasu Co.,Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan

2013 to 2016

Magonote club Co., Ltd.,Tokyo, Japan

2013 to 2016

IK medicare works Co., Ltd.,Tokyo Japan

2013 to 2018

Specialty Training

Yamamoto New Scalp Acupuncture

Athletic Training and coaching 

Para-Sports instructor


The Japanese Society of YNSA

Japan Traditional Chinese Medicine Association

Japanese Para-Sports Association

Japanese Association of Athletics Federation