Acupuncture in
Iowa City &
Mount Vernon

About Us

Caring For Your Health


We understand that you are not living your best life possible unless your mind and body are completely healthy. That's why we take a holistic approach to preventing and reversing disease. 

Natural Healing


Our goal is to provide care that will reverse and prevent disease using the fundamental healing principles of mind-body harmony. Chinese medicine is an ancient art that has served humankind for more than two thousand years.

Our Promise to You


Sara Pamela Star, L.Ac. cares about your well being and will provide you with guidance, knowledge, and tools so you can achieve optimal wellness. 

Our Services

Women's Health

Acupuncture helps women live balanced and empowered lives.  At Star Acupuncture Clinic, we specialize in the treatment of menstrual symptoms, infertility, pregnancy and postpartum support, and menopause.  


Natural Pain Relief

We specialize in healing pain such as headaches, chronic pain, joint pain, and back pain. We use an array of methods ranging from acupuncture, acupressure, essential oils, and herbal medicinals. Our goal is to treat root cause rather than temporary relief of your symptoms.


Herbal Remedies & Aromatherapy

Chinese herbal formulas and individual herbs have been used in traditional Eastern practices for thousands of years. Available in many forms, herbal remedies are often found as dried herbs, tinctures, and essential oils. Treating and preventing your conditions with herbs is naturally safe.

Contact Us

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Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to schedule your next visit.

Star Acupuncture Clinics

111 First Ave NW, Mount Vernon, IA 52314 AND 1906 D Street, Iowa City, IA 52245

(319) 895-6488


Acupuncture in Mount Vernon: Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday

Acupuncture in Iowa City: Tuesday and Saturday

Meet Sara Pamela

Sara Pamela Star, L.Ac.

Sara Pamela Star, Licensed Acupuncturist, is Licensed by the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners, and is a Diplomate of the NCCAOM.  


Sara Pamela graduated in June of 2000 from Bastyr University of Seattle, WA with a Masters in Acupuncture and received a Chinese Herbal Certificate.  

To learn more about Sara Pamela, including her professional education and philosophy on health and healing, please Contact Us. It is our honor to answer your questions.

Sara Pamela is honored to practice Acupuncture in Iowa City and Mount Vernon since 2000.

Helpful Information

Patient Testimonials

"I started seeing Sara Pamela shortly after becoming pregnant, and have felt incredibly cared for & nurtured my entire first trimester! I highly recommend her to other newly pregnant women and those working to improve their fertility. 

Many thanks to her!" -Lisa B.

"Acupuncture is helping with headache reduction & other pregnancy issues such as nausea. I plan to continue throughout my pregnancy & probably after because it helps more than traidtional medicine for certain things." -Kara K.

"Sara Pamela is full of joy AND knowledge. I feel 

wonderful when I leave. She has been terrific for 

my health & well-being!" -Paulette R.

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Treatment Fees

  • General Fee:  $157 Initial Visit, $90 Continuing Care
  • Student:  $125 Initial Visit, $75 Continuing Care
  • Senior:  $115 Initial visit, $70 Continuing Care
  • Child:  $80 Initial Visit, $55 Continuing Care

Sliding scale: adjusted accordingly

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Patient Forms

Click the Patient Forms link below to find the forms you will need to fill out and bring with you to your initial visit.

Patient Forms

Feng Shui Consultations

Sara Pamela Star, BA, L.Ac., trained in Feng Shui Design under the teaching of Dr. Richard Tan. Sara Pamela will offer her guidance and support to harmonize your qi with your environment. The alignment binds together universe, earth, and humanity. From paint color to furniture placement, fabric materials to wall hangings, all have an impact on your qi, and the qi 

within the space. 

Contact Us to schedule or inquire about Feng Shui Consultation for your home or office.

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Give The Gift of Wellness


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Honor your loved one with a gift to 

Star Acupuncture Clinics. 

Your purchase is good toward one follow up treatment, or a combination of services and merchandise totaling $90.00.

May be redeemed at either clinic location.

Patient Forms

First Office Visit Forms (pdf)