Steve Amoils, MD, lays claim to a vast knowledge of integrative and alternative medicine. He received his formal training at the University of Witwatersrand Medical School and graduated from the institution in 1982. This experience sparked a great interest in the study of alternative healing techniques and led Dr. Amoils to complete an internship at Hillbrow Hospital in Johannesburg in 1983. He eventually became the Senior House Officer in Orthopedics. From there, Steve Amoils, MD, continued his training throughout London before returning to Johannesburg to begin work with a practice focused on family medicine. In 1986, Steve Amoils, MD, traveled to the United States to continue his studies at the Walker Institute in California, where he spent three months studying and treating patients with spinal cord injuries. Steve Amoils, MD, went on to receive his certification in family medicine five years later in 1990 opened up a private medical practice in Loveland, Ohio. While practicing in Ohio, he continued to enhance his knowledge of a variety of integrative medicine techniques. From late 1998 through April 1999, Steve Amoils, MD, took a course in acupuncture at the University of California, Los Angeles. Currently, he acts as President of the Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture.For over a decade, Steve Amoils, MD, has served as a keynote speaker and a recognized scholar of integrative medicine techniques. As Co-Medical Director of Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine, Steve Amoils, MD, has given speeches and presentations throughout Ohio. Amongst these, he was the Keynote Speaker at the Aveda Mid-America Tour in Cincinnati. Steve Amoils, MD, strives to live an active, healthy lifestyle and enjoys swimming, cycling, hiking, and practicing martial arts in his free time.Slated for release in late 2011 is the book Steve Amoils, MD, co-wrote with his wife Sandi Amoils MD, titled Get Well & Stay Well – Optimal Health through Transformational Medicine.