Chicago Acupuncture

Who We Are

Chicago Acupuncturist Dr. Yevgeny Zakusilo Eastland Acupuncture CenterYevgeny Zakusilo, L.Ac, is a National Board Certified Acupuncturist and holds a degree as a Master of Sciences in Oriental Medicine.
He graduated from the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine in Chicago. Upon completion, he entered a five year apprenticeship with Master S. Wang, where he refined his techniques of Acupuncture, Qi Gong, Tui Na Massage, and traditional Chinese Herbs.

He is also a member of ILAAOM, the Illinois Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.


Prior to entering the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Yevgeny Zakusilo graduated as a Medical Doctor in 1986 with a specialty in Neurology from 1st Medical School in St. Petersburg, Russia.

He has been practicing Acupuncture since 1987 after he received his certification in Acupuncture from the Institute for Advanced Medical Training in St. Petersburg, Russia.


His patients like to call him Dr. Z.

Monica Rousey-Schuldt holds a diploma as a Master Herbalist. As the Office Manager and Assistant to Dr. Z, she is a passionate advocate of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Monica has been involved in the field of health and Chinese Medicine for over 10 years.