Bruno Chikly

MD (France), DO (France, UK), LMT (AZ)

About Me
Bruno Chikly, MD, DO, is director of the Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT) and Brain curriculi.

He is a graduate of the Medical School at Saint Antoine Hospital in France, where his internship in general medicine included training in endocrinology, surgery, neurology and psychiatry. Dr. Chikly also earned the United States equivalent of a master's degree in psychology from Paris XIII University, France.

His medical doctoral thesis, which addressed the lymphatic system, its historical evolution and the manual lymphatic drainage technique, was awarded a Medal of Medical Faculty of Paris VI, a prestigious acknowledgment for in-depth work and scientific presentation.

Dr. Chikly received a Doctorate in Osteopathy (hon.) from the European School of Osteopathy (ESO), Maidstone (Renzo Molinari), UK, 2002; a Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from CROMON/AIROP, Italy (2009) and a Doctorate in Osteopathic Sciences from the European University of Brussels, Belgium (2010). He is registered in the French National Registry of Osteopathy (ADELI #75-00-1227-0).

Dr. Chikly extensively studied osteopathic techniques and other hands-on modalities, both in Europe and the United States, including Manual Lymphatic Therapies, Osteopathy in the Cranial field, Biodynamics program in Osteopathy, CranioSacral Therapy, Visceral Manipulation, Mechanical Link, Muscle Energy, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, SomatoEmotional Release, Orthobionomy, Chi Nei Tsang, Zero Balancing, Reflexology, Polarity Therapy, Homeopathy and Oriental medicines. He is also a long-time practitioner of Aikido and Qi Qong.

Lymph Drainage Therapy and Brain Therapy workshops have been taught in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Mexico, Poland, Peru, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Thailand, Tunisia, UK, and the United States.

Dr. Chikly is a member of the International Society of Lymphology (ISL) and an associate member of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO), the Cranial Academy, and a licensed massage therapist from Arizona, USA. He was Adjunct Professor of the Union Institute and University Graduate College (University of Ohio), he is listed in the millennium edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World. Dr Chikly was the recipient of the 2014 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.

In his definitive text, "Silent Waves: Theory and Practice of Lymph Drainage Therapy," Dr. Chikly addresses the applications for lymphedema, chronic pain and inflammation. "Silent Waves" is carried by Stanford University Medical Library and is the first comprehensive book on the lymphatic system and lymphedema in North America.

Dr. Chikly, is an international seminar leader, lecturer and writer. He has spoken to most North American professional medical and health-related groups and to many lymphedema support groups. He lives in Arizona with is wife and teaching partner Alaya Chikly, LMT. She is curriculum director of Heart Centered Therapy (HCT) that addresses the emotional component of trauma and diseases.

Professional Associations / Memberships
Dr Chikly is Director of the Lymph Drainage Therapy (LDT) and Brain curriculi. He is a member of the International Association of Healthcare Educators (IAHE), member of the International Association of Healthcare Practitioners (IAHP), Member of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) #4271, Associate Member of The American Osteopathic Association (A.O.A.) #158092, Member of the Osteopathic Cranial Academy (OCA), of the International Society of Lymphology (ISL). He is also a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) from Arizona, USA. He was Adjunct Professor of the Union Institute and University Graduate College (University of Ohio). Dr Chikly was the recipient of the 2014 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame. He is listed in the millennium edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World.

My skills

Dr. Chikly is a member of the International Society of Lymphology (ISL) and an associate member of the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO), the Cranial Academy and a licensed massage therapist from Arizona, USA. He was Adjunct Professor of the Union Institute and University Graduate College (University of Ohio), he is listed in the millennium edition of Marquis' Who's Who in the World. Dr Chikly was the recipient of the 2014 Massage Therapy Hall of Fame.

Dr. Chikly, is an international seminar leader, lecturer and writer. He has spoken to most North American professional medical and health-related groups and to many lymphedema support groups. He lives in Arizona with his wife and teaching partner Alaya Chikly, LMT. She is the curriculum director of Heart Centered Therapy (HCT) that addresses the emotional component of trauma and diseases.

Articles & Books Written

- BOOK: "Silent Waves: Theory and Practice of Lymph Drainage Therapy". Dr. Chikly addresses the applications for lymphedema, chronic pain and inflammation. "Silent Waves" is the first comprehensive book on the lymphatic system and lymphedema in North America.
- Dr. Chikly wrote many articles. A complete listing of Dr. Chikly's writings can be found at www.ChiklyInstitute.com.
- DVDs/CDs: Dr Chikly published one of the first extensive dissection DVDs of the human lymphatic system and of the human brain and spinal cord.
- Posters: Lymphatic Pathways Anatomy (Body and Face).

28607 N. 152nd St.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85262-6939
USA

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North-East Scottsdale, AZ

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