About Our Practice

Our practice focuses on Relationship-Centered Care and Holistic Medicine, which includes Functional, Nutritional, Botanical, and Mind-Body medical approaches to healing. We believe in empowering the patient and, consequently, emphasize your active role in healthcare, including lifestyle changes and self-care. We are interested in supporting the deeper dimensions of healing, including the connection of body, mind, and spirit. We believe that our family, community, and our environment play important roles in our overall health and well-being.

We work with individuals and families with a variety of health problems, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & Fibromyalgia
  • Diabetes, Prediabetes & Hypoglycemia
  • Eczema
  • Food allergies
  • Gastrointestinal problems, Irritable Bowel Syndrome & Colitis

  • Headaches
  • Heart Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Menopausal symptoms & PMS
  • Metabolic Syndrome & Hyperlipidemia
  • Neurological disorders
  • Osteoporosis


Our comprehensive, in-depth approach can be beneficial in supporting your optimal functioning regardless of what health problems you may be experiencing.

We also offer:

  • State-of-the-art Functional Medicine testing, including
    • Vitamin/metabolic pathway tests
    • Comprehensive allergy tests for delayed-type hypersensitivity
    • Comprehensive digestive analyses
    • “Genomic” tests for common genetic variations related to cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, immune function, or metabolic detoxification pathways
    • Hormonal assessments
    • Detoxification and oxidative stress assessments
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Comprehensive nutritional/herbal program for healthy weight loss
  • Prenatal nutrition counseling
  • Educational programs & support groups
  • Integrative Medicine information & research services



901 Preston Avenue Suites 402-3 Charlottesville, VA 22903
(434) 996-5616 Office
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