Dr. Weber

Dr. med. Dipl. chem. Michael Weber: Founder of modern lasertherapy

Dr. Michael Weber is a medical practitioner for more than 20 years in Germany and leader of three medical centers for general and internal medicine, pain and acupuncture and cancer treatment. Furthermore he is a certified bio-chemist and medical doctor. He is working in research with many national and international institutions and universities. He is president of the International society for Medical Laser applications and editor in chief of the Inter-national Journal for Medical Laser applications. He is also Co-editor of the German Journal ―Pain and Acupuncture‖ and on the editorial board of ―Medical Acupuncture‖, the official journal of the American Association for Medical Acupuncture (AAMA). He is organizer of annual international conferences about laser medicine at the university of Göttingen in Germany. He is also developer of the patented Weberneedle medical laser devices for treatment of pain and cancer which were financially supported by the German government and the European Union.

Curriculum vitae

Dr. med. Dipl. Chem. Michael Weber

1950 Born in Hofgeismar, Hesse

1968-1974 Diploma degree in chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Marburg

1974-1976 Grammar school teacher in chemistry, biology and physics

1976-1983 Degree in medicine at the University of Göttingen, awarded a doctorate

1983 Doctor of Medicine

1983-1984 Research at the Max Planck Institut for experimental medicine in the area of gastrointestinal hormones, Göttingen

1984-1987 Scientific Assistant at the University Hospital Göttingen, Department for Internal Medicine

Since 1988 Own practice in Lauenförde/Germany for general and internal medicine

2000 Acupuncture A and B diploma

2001 Opening of a second practice for acupuncture and applied techniques in Lauenförde/Germany

2006 Opening of a third practice for acupuncture, laser therapy and research at the Hospital Neu Mariahilf, University of Göttingen

  • Authorisation to perform training in general medicine, naturopathy and acupuncture by the Landesärztekammer (Medical Chamber) in Hanover, Lower Saxony
  • President of the Europäischen Gesellschaft für Biologische Lasertherapie und Akupunktur, EGLA eV, Göttingen
  • President of the “International Association for Medical Laser Applications” (ISLA)
  • President of the “American Association for Biological Laser Therapy and Acupuncture” (AALA)
  • Board member of the NAALT (North American Association for Laser Therapy)
  • Editor of “Journals for Medical Laser Applications”
  • Joint editor of the journal "Schmerz und Akupunktur", Munich
  • Member of the editorial board of "Medical Acupuncture", the official journal of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

Member of the following organisations:

  • American Association for Biological Laser Therapy and Acupuncture (AALA)
  • European Medical Laser Association (EMLA)
  • Deutsche Akademie für Akupunktur (DAAAM)
  • Deutsche Ärztegesellschaft für Akupunktur (DÄGfA)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Akupunktur und Neuraltherapie (DGfAN)
  • Österreichische Gesellschaft für kontrollierte Akupunktur (OGKA)
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture (AAMA)
  • Council for Acupuncture Research and Education (CARE)
  • North American Association for Laser Therapy (NAALT)


  • Annual lectures since 2002 on the congresses of the European Academy of Acupuncture and Auriculomedicine on spring and fall congress twice every year
  • Annual congress of the Austrian Society for Controlled Acupuncture 2002, 2004, 2005
  • Annual congress of the DÄGfA, Germany 2004
  • Annual congress of the DGfAN, Germany 2004 and 2005
  • World congress of orthopaedics 2004, University of Mainz, Germany
  • Arab health congress Dubai 2005
  • World congress in homeopathy and acupuncture, University of Khota Bahru, Malaysia 2003
  • Annual congress of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, 2005, 2008 Washington, USA
  • International congress for acupuncture, Yeddah Saudi Arabia, May 2007
  • World congress of ICMART ( International council of acupuncture and related techniques ) in Edinburgh, UK, 2002, Washington 2005, Prague 2006, Barcelona 2007, Budapest 2008
  • Meeting of CARE (Council for Acupuncture Research and Education), Charlottesville, Virginia, USA 2008
  • World congress of the European Medical Laser Association (EMLA), Prague, Czech Republic 2007, Helsinki, Finland 2008
  • International congress of traditional Chinese medicine in Graz, Austria 2004, 2005, 2006, Vienna 2007 and Graz 2008
  • International congress of the European Society for Biological Laser Therapy and Acupuncture Göttingen, Germany 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010
  • International congress of the Iranian Heart Association in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, Tehran, Iran, November 2008
  • International congress of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications University Marburg, Germany 2011
  • Annual congress of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, 2011 San Diego, USA
  • Meditech 6th International Laser Therapy Conference, 2011 Toronto, Canada
  • NAALT Low Level Laser Therapy Conference, 2011 Milwaukee, USA
  • World of Pain Conference Miami, 1/201


Weber M.; Acupuncture with laserneedles – a new therapeutical dimension in the medical practice. Der Schmerz 2001; Band 15 Supplement 1: 73–74

Weber M.; Experience report on laserneedle therapy – a new therapeutical dimension in medical practice.; Der Akupunkturarzt, Auriculotherapeut, Europäische Zeitschrift für Akupunktur. 2/2002; 28: 31–38

Weber M. Laserneedle for combined laserneedle electro acupuncture German Patent No..102004032394.1

Weber M. Laserneedle therapy – an innovation in acupuncture. NaturaMed, 10/2002; 17: 33

Weber M. Device for acupuncture by laser irradiation. German utility patent 20309976.1, International PCT /DE 2004/000960

Weber M. Device for the fixation of at least one laserneedle at the patient’s body 20115555.9; European patent PCT/EP02/10498

Weber M. The new laserneedle acupuncture in clinical application. World Journal of Traditional Chinese Orthopedics. 2004; No.1 Vol.6: 22

Weber M, Ruth M, Zenz M. Examination of the efficiency of laser acupuncture for chronic lumbar spine disorders. In preparation.

Weber M. Vorrichtung zur intravasalen Laserblutbestrahlung und Verfahren zur Herstellung eines Einmal-Katheters für eine solche Vorrichtung. German patent filed 10 2005 019 006.5-55; www.webermedical.com

Weber M. Der blaue Laser. Schmerz & Akupunktur, 2006, 32, 4:208-210

Weber, M. Needles of Light, American Journal of medical Acupuncture 10/2007

Weber M. The intravenous laser therapy, German Journal for Acupuncture and related Techniques, 10/2007

Co-author of the book: Laserneedle acupuncture, Pabst Science Publishers 2006 (in German, English and Korean)

Weber M. Interstitielle und intraartikuläre Lasertherapie als attraktive neue therapeutische Option zur Behandlung von Wirbelsäulenerkrankungen und fortgeschrittenen Gelenkarthrosen. Schmerz & Akupunktur, 2011, 37, 2:78-80

Weber M. Intravenöse und interstitielle Lasertherapie: Eine neue Option in der Onkologie. Akupunktur & Aurikulomedizin, 2011, 37, 3:32-34