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The Endocrine Center strives to provide compassionate and comprehensive adult endocrine health care throughout a lifetime. In 2001, by making changes in the diet of a hopeless” patient who wasn't well enough to even be a candidate for surgery, Dr. Gundry watched as the man had a complete health turnaround, improving so much that Dr. Gundry was able to perform the quadruple bypass surgery that saved his life.
Part of the allure of functional medicine, and why academic hospital-based centers like Cleveland Clinic are embracing it, is motivated in part by the shift in medical reimbursements toward outcomes instead of volume, according to an interview in Holistic Primary Care with Mark Hyman, MD, who along with Patrick Hanaway, MD, was instrumental in starting Cleveland Clinic's CFM.



When a patient has an ANA >2560 and other immune complex irregularities along with small fiber neuropathy with other neurological symptoms and a conventional neurologist doctor at MGH stating in a letter that the patients neuropathy is not immune mediated, it's time to question such arrogance.
Other professional memberships include the Medical Society of Northern Virginia, American Association of Medical Review Officers, Medical Society of Virginia, American Medical Association, Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS), the Women's Foreign Policy Group, International Spa Association (ISPA), and Vistage.

I am certified in functional medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine, a certified menopause practitioner by the North American Menopause Society, and board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine.
He completed post graduate studies and physiological therapeutics at National University of Health Science in Lombardi, Illinois and received a fellowship in medical acupuncture from the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture in Carefree, Arizona.
As time has passed - and with the development of many terrific laboratories (Genova Diagnotics, Metametrics, IgenX, Doctors Data, DiagnosTechs, Great Plains Laboratory, etc etc) Functional Medicine has a plethora of tools for us to evaluate our Patients with and determine functional losses and abnormal pathways and toxicities.

A series of studies which include functional medicine approaches to asthma treatment, Type 2 diabetes and prostate cancer are currently underway at CCCFM. The Steinmetz Center became part of the Inova Health System, and Dr. Steinmetz became their first Medical Director for Integrative and Functional Medicine.
Health coaching inspires change by helping patients reconnect with the ways in which their health supports their personal purpose and values. If you are looking for a partner in your family's quest for a healthy life, Dr. Moghissi would love to be your family doctor.

Join us for a free dinner seminar and hear Dr. Raya speak on different topics in functional medicine. As one of the most famous doctors in America, Dr. Oz has brought natural healing to the masses through his weekday TV show, The Dr. Oz Show. Holistic or Functional or Integrated Medicine is the application of diet, nutrition, herbs, oils, physical medicine and whatever else it takes to normalize the physiologic and biochemical functions of the body.
As a family physician, she is trained to meet the healthcare needs of the entire family regardless of age, sex, or the nature of the illness. Find out more about our functional medicine innovative approach to health and wellness by contacting our Fairfax location today. The Center for Ultra Health in Roanoke isn't your traditional doctor's office.

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