“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”
Dr. Sandi Amoils is the medical director of Alliance Integrative Medicine with her husband, Dr. Steve Amoils, with whom she co-authored Get Well & Stay Well – Optimal Health through Transformational Medicine℠. At AIM she has pursued her passion for providing credible integrative medicine service to her patients, co-workers, and colleagues. And she is happiest at work when she can help her patients transform their health and vitality using the modalities of integrative and functional medicine.
Dr. Amoils was born and raised in South Africa and attended medical school in Johannesburg, which is “where I met Steve.” She completed additional training as a physician in South Africa, London, and the United States. While in medical school Dr. Amoils also studied techniques of naturopathy and osteopathy as well as researching meditation and the local African healing system. Following medical school she traveled extensively around the world with Steve, studying acupuncture in Japan and other healing techniques in many cultures. She also studied acupuncture through the UCLA Medical Acupuncture Program directed by Dr. Joe Helms.
Dr. Amoils completed her family practice residency at the University of Cincinnati, where she served as chief resident. She is Board Certified in Family Medicine and worked in a family practice group in Cincinnati, Ohio, before co-founding what is now called Alliance Integrative Medicine.
Dr. Amoils is an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Continuing Medical Education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She has been selected as one of America’s Top Family Doctors and has received “The Best Doctors in America” award on multiple occasions.
Dr. Amoils has served on the board of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture since 2010, most recently as vice president, president, and past president. She serves on the boards of the Lindner Center of Hope, the Cancer Support Community, and the Integrative Medicine Foundation. Her hobbies include cooking, gardening, exercising, and traveling. She relishes time spent with her husband, daughters, friends, and dogs.