Leon Mckay Acupuncture

Leon Mckay Acupuncture

Welcome to Leon Mckay Acupuncture

About Us

17 Years of Practice. Award Winning

Leon McKay, MATOM, LAc

Leon Mckay is a nationally certified acupuncturist with more than 17 years experience. He received his Masters of Acupuncture and Traditional Oriental Medicine from the acclaimed Santa Barbara College of Oriental Medicine in 1999. During his rigorous training, he studied under influential practitioners such as Dr. Shu Rong Zhu MD/OMD, former head of Gynecology at Shanghai Hospital, Jeffrey Yuen, Terry Oleson, Bob Flaws and Dr. Henry Han,Paul Fraser LAc. Leon completed his certifications under California’s strict guidelines of more than 3,300 hours of training including extensive instruction in Western medicine to complement TCM.In 1999, Leon moved to Wilmington, N.C. to start his own practice and bring these healing methods to his home state. He quickly began educating others as co-host of the “Healthy Alternatives Radio Show” which ran for 7 years.Leon incorporates the Balance and Cross Body Methods together with Motor Point Technique and newly developed auricular techniques for pain and orthopedic issues. He has special interest and expertise in formulating herbal remedies and is well-trained in drug and herbal interactions. He has acquired a wide array of Chinese herbal medicinals, creating a pharmacy equipped to treat even complex cases. Leon has special training in Pulmonary issues with Fibrosis and IPF utilizing the Wei Protocol.To complement his work as an acupuncturist, Leon acquired his second degree Reiki certification and studied Shaolin Lohan Hands Qi Gong (with Pragata Jean Blaise’) and Medical Qi Gong (with David Coon MQM and Paul Fraser) and Tai Chi for Arthritis. He has certification in the treatment of Hepatitis C with Chinese Medicine and is one of the few N.C. practitioners trained in Battlefield Acupuncture.

Contact Leon: Leon@MckayHealingArts.com

Beautiful Surroundings Central Location

Learn about McKay Healing Arts…

Mckay Healing Arts is close by on Wrightsville Ave and a world away. Our facility is a sanctuary. With studio and treatment rooms located in a renovated home on a secluded wooded lot with Koi Pond, Waterfalls and Japanese Meditation Garden. We like to describe ourselves as a bridge between Heaven and Earth and East and West  as a place for you to begin or to continue your journey.We offer a truly integrative, holistic approach to health care. Our licensed and certified therapists represent a variety of related disciplines, including Acupuncture,  Massage, Medical Qigong, Meditation Classes Reiki, Tai Qi, Qi Gong and complete Herbal Pharmacy. Our practitioners acknowledge and assess each individual, wherever he or she are in their process, with the goal of easing pain and restoring well being.


We have the best massage therapist. 

The best Acupuncturist

Herbal Evaluation and Compounding

Qigong Instruction

Medical QIgong


Yoga Meditation 

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Leon Mckay Acupuncture

4916 Wrightsville Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403, US

(910) 791-1981


Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed