The Berkley Center

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The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness believes you should have access to fertility treatments even if that means the treatment must come to you. Many factors outside your control can interfere with the journey to parenthood, and The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness has been helping couples overcome fertility obstacles for two decades. One of our skilled acupuncturists will provide the same exceptional care you would receive in our clinic but with the peace of mind of being in your home. You provide the Uber there and back, and we’ll be there ASAP!

House calls are $350.00 per visit.
Become a Berkley Center patient!

And significantly increase your odds of having a take-home baby.

What Patients Say About Us
Brooke S.Brooke S.
15:09 28 Mar 24
I wish I had known about the benefits of acupuncture when I first started my fertility journey. After an unsuccessful transfer, I did a deep search online and discovered a lot of women talking about acupuncture. After much research, I found the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness and specifically gravitated here as they specialized only in fertility success. I was treated by Mike for pre-and post transfer sessions, as well as weekly sessions until I was Week 13. I am now in my 2nd trimester and miss my sessions with Mike. He is extremely knowledgeable in women’s reproductive health and has such a quirky personality, which I loved. I cannot say if acupuncture was the reason my 2nd transfer was a success, but it sure does not hurt especially while we are all hanging on to hope. If you are considering acupuncture, I highly recommend seeing Mike at the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness!!!
Holly LevHolly Lev
11:59 16 Feb 24
I started working with Mike in December and he was incredibly kind and thorough! I can’t thank him enough for his compassion support and most importantly achieving success !!
Jane MoshoshoJane Moshosho
15:54 13 Feb 24
Thank you Mike for being a part of my journey, You created a ‘safe space’ for me, physically and emotionally, whenever I felt overwhelmed and stressed out. Your cordial doctor-patient relationship is amazing! I will highly recommend you to anyone who requires your acupuncture services without hesitation.
Audrey ReynoldsAudrey Reynolds
14:47 12 Feb 24
In a world of infertility unknowns, the Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness was a welcomed constant. Mike is wonderful! My fertility doctor suggested acupuncture as a stress reliever, and acupuncture was something I could do in an unexplained infertility world I was living. I admit I was hesitant because I am not good at lying still without anything to entertain me, and meditation does not come easily for me. I soon learned to relax with Mike’s guidance and therapy. He became not just my acupuncturist but my therapist, coach and friend. I started working with Mike to increase my egg quality about two years ago. He is knowledgeable in fertility medicine, and I looked forward to our sessions. I have since “graduated” from acupuncture and can excitedly report I am in my 2nd trimester! I owe a lot to Mike!
Jane A.Jane A.
16:08 05 Jan 24
I found Mike’s practice through his amazing Google reviews; and as such, I feel compelled to share my own. This is a long review, but I imagine that most of Mike’s clients, as I did, read all of his reviews before taking the steps to make an appointment. So, I wanted to share *all* about my amazing journey at the Berkley Center.I began seeing Mike in February of 2023. Having had previously favorable experiences with acupuncture, I wanted to do everything I could as we sought to have another child. Acupuncture is, of course, less invasive than many of the medical fertility procedures, so I really wanted to start here. As such, I wanted to see someone at the top of their game as a practitioner–and all of Mike’s reviews supported he was just that. And, I just wanted to be as efficient with my time as possible!Mike was extremely prompt in contacting me after my initial inquiry. He worked with my schedule; and, from the get-go, I was impressed with everything. His office is beautiful–wonderfully curated to make his clients feel as relaxed as possible. Truly, you feel like you’re in a spa! And, as a practitioner, Mike is skilled–for those on the fence about acupuncture, I assure you that with Mike, there is no discomfort at all. In fact, during many of my visits, I fell asleep.Now, I sought this practice to help me conceive. And after a few sessions (I think I had seen Mike three or four times at this point?), I thought that to be the most efficient with my time, I would see Mike while simultaneously seeing a Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE). I had my initial visit with my RE, and got the requisite bloodwork before beginning a possible journey of IUI. Well, I got a call later that day after my RE appointment that I was pregnant. So, I never actually needed to get IUI!I then continued seeing Mike, right through my 12 week mark (I think…maybe it was a few weeks more?). Of course, things were working so well that I wanted to do everything I could to ensure my pregnancy remained both viable and healthy. I asked Mike on more than one occasion if I could continue seeing him; and, this is where his character and honesty really shined. He said this wasn’t necessary, as research doesn’t support continued visits made an impact after this point of pregnancy. Here I was, willing to spend more money at his business, and he declined. I think that speaks volumes about Mike, who he is, and the kind of honest business he operates.Fast forward a few months, and I gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby boy! I do not understand the nuances of the practice of acupuncture and Eastern medicine; but, I can indeed say that all it can do is help. And, I am so grateful to Mike that his work helped me grow my family! I cannot recommend him enough!
Rasha FaisalRasha Faisal
21:28 22 Nov 23
In a world where there is very little emphasis on quality of care and as patients feel nothing more than a a number, going to Mike has been a breath of fresh air. Mike views each person as unique, and treats them as such. He takes his time to thoroughly learn about his patients, and then customizes his care based on the patient. I feel like I can always pick up the phone and call him with any questions and concerns, and he’s always more than willing to provide support. I highly highly recommend going to Mike Berkley – his many decades of experience and trustworthy knowledge is so invaluable and has helped so much in every step of my journey.
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Mike Berkley, LAc, FABORM
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Mike is a licensed and board certified acupuncturist as well as a board certified herbalist. He is a fertility specialist at The Berkley Center for Reproductive Wellness in the Midtown East neighborhood of Manhattan, New York.

Infertility can be a daunting journey for couples longing to start a family, which is a reality Mike faced with his wife. Luckily, she sought the guidance of an acupuncturist and herbalist who possessed some knowledge of reproductive issues. 

Despite initial disappointments, after undergoing acupuncture and herbal medicine treatments for seven months, the couple became pregnant and carried the child to term without any complications. Their once seemingly elusive dream had become a beautiful reality thanks to the remarkable effects of acupuncture and herbal medicine.

This experience led Mike to obtain his degree in acupuncture from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine’s New York campus and his National Board Certification in herbal medicine.

Equipped with the necessary license and fueled by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, Mike studied Western medical approaches and the ancient wisdom of Chinese medicine about infertility treatment. Through rigorous study and invaluable clinical experience, he developed unique acupuncture protocols and proprietary herbal formulas, tailoring them to each individual or couple seeking his assistance.

Our treatment plans
Initial Consult and Treatment: $250.00
After the consultation and first treatment, you can choose one of two ‘programs.’ if you purchase one of the programs, your initial consultation and acupuncture treatment fee are completely waived—it’s 100% free. Or you can opt to receive acupuncture treatments for $150.00 per treatment, and not opt in to one of our programs.
Program A
Twenty-six acupuncture visits for $2600.00. You will be scheduled for acupuncture treatment twice weekly until you become pregnant, and then you will be treated twice weekly for thirteen weeks to help you prevent miscarriage. Twenty-six visits are approximately three months of treatment. It takes three months for a tiny follicle to develop into a mature follicle. This is where we can shine and help improve your egg quality and increase your chances of getting pregnant. Each session is 30 minutes long.
Program B
Program B provides the most comprehensive approach to care. The cost of Program B is $3000.00. This program includes 12 treatments (you’ll be treated three times weekly for four weeks.) We will combine acupuncture and low-level light therapy at each session. Each treatment is 60 minutes long.
Herbal Medicine
Investing in a customized herbal medicine formula designed specifically for you is another option. Herbal remedies are known for their remarkable effectiveness and complete safety. The cost of herbs varies depending on the formula written.
Acupuncture Pre and Post-Embryo Transfer Only
If you only want to receive acupuncture pre and post-embryo transfer, this service is available without investing in one of our Plans. The cost for each visit is $150.00. We are available seven days per week at any time to provide this service in Manhattan, New York City.
National and international phone consultations
These are available for $350.00. The consultation allows us to provide your acupuncturist with the proper prescription for acupuncture points. We can also create a customized herbal medicine formula designed specifically for you.
Home visits
Service is king! If you would prefer to have a specialist treat you at home, we are pleased to accommodate you. We travel anywhere in Manhattan and all the boroughs. You provide Uber there and back, and we’ll be there. Each visit is $300.00.
The Postpartum Program

Acupuncture Package: 10 Visits for $1,000

Herbal Medicine: You will receive a customized herbal medicine prescription which you can purchase from the pharmacy that we work with.
Receive acupuncture once a week for ten weeks and take herbal medicine daily. You will absolutely feel better. Relief is just a phone call away!


What is acupuncture and how can it help with female infertility?

This also includes an acupuncture treatment. Then you can opt to purchase either a ‘ 26 treatment plan’ or a ‘4-week comprehensive treatment plan’. If you opt to purchase one of these plans at the end of the initial consult, we will entirely waive the $200.00 initial fee.

How does acupuncture improve fertility in women?

Acupuncture improves female fertility by increasing blood flow to the ovaries and uterus, thereby enhancing the environment for an egg to mature and for the implantation of an embryo. It also helps in regulating hormone levels, which can normalize ovulation cycles.

Is acupuncture safe for women trying to conceive?

When performed by a licensed and experienced practitioner, acupuncture is safe for women trying to conceive.

How many acupuncture sessions are needed for fertility treatment?

The number of sessions varies depending on the individual’s condition and response to treatment. Generally, treatment involves sessions twice weekly for approximately three months. It takes three months for an immature egg or sperm to develop fully.

Can acupuncture be used alongside IVF or other fertility treatments?

Yes, acupuncture can be used in conjunction with IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) and other fertility treatments. Studies show that acupuncture can improve IVF success rates by enhancing egg quality and sperm quality, reducing stress, and improving the thickness of the uterine lining.

Are there any side effects of using acupuncture for fertility?


Can acupuncture help with conditions like PCOS or endometriosis, which can affect fertility?

Yes, acupuncture can be part of the treatment plan for conditions like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) and endometriosis, which are known to affect fertility. It can help manage symptoms and improve fertility by addressing hormonal imbalances and reducing inflammation.

Can lifestyle changes enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture for fertility?

Yes, lifestyle changes such as adopting a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing stress through yoga or meditation, and avoiding alcohol and smoking can enhance the effectiveness of acupuncture in improving fertility. It’s essential to have a holistic approach to treatment.
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Phone: 212-685-0985


Mon - Fri: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun: Closed

Midtown East, New York City, New York 16 East 40th Street, 4th floor New York, NY 10016

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