Functional Medicine at Integrative
With expertise across many facets of healing, our Medical Doctor is able to apply a truly Integrative approach to each of their unique patients.
What is Functional Medicine?
Addresses the root causeRather than focusing on suppressing symptoms, Functional Medicine identifies and treats the root cause(s) of illness.
Supports the whole personFunctional Medicine takes into account mind, body, and spirit, and utilizes medical techniques and lifestyle changes to fully support each individual patient.
Applications of Functional Medicine
Functional Medicine can treat a wide range of symptoms and conditions, either alone or in combination with other medical professionals
- Chronic illness
- Acute conditions
- Mental health & wellness
- Digestive concerns
- Skin conditions
- Hormonal imbalances
- Signs and symptoms of accelerated aging
Frequently Asked Questions
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What conditions does the MD treat?Functional medicine treats a wide variety of health concerns, including acute conditions such as a cold or flu, to chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, depression, and cardiovascular disease. MDs are trained to manage patients throughout their life, from pediatric to geriatric care.
Does MSP cover visits with the MD?No, our MD bills privately and is not covered under insurance.
Do I need a referral to see the MD?No, you can book in to see the MD without a referral.
Does MSP cover tests (serum/saliva/urine) ordered by the MD?No, MSP does not cover the cost of tests ordered by the MD.
Do Extended Health Plans cover tests (serum/saliva/urine) ordered by the MD?Your Extended Health Plan may cover the cost of tests ordered by the MD; we recommend contacting your insurance company directly to determine coverage.
What kinds of treatment does Functional Medicine use?Our MD has completed extensive training in integrative medicine. As a result, she chooses treatments that address the root cause of illness, and support the entire patient - mind, body, and spirit. Your treatment plan could include dietary changes, supplementation, counseling, intravenous therapies, or prescription medications. Your MD will discuss your treatment plan with you to ensure you feel comfortable with the plan, and capable of making the changes they propose.
Do Extended Health plans cover visits with the MD?No, our MD bills privately and is not covered under insurance.
Does MSP cover supplements or prescriptions recommended by the MD?Since our MD bills privately, MSP does not cover the cost of supplements or prescriptions she recommends.
Do Extended Health Plans cover supplements or prescriptions prescribed by the MD?Your Extended Health Plan may cover the cost of supplements or prescriptions prescribed by the MD. We recommend contacting your insurance company directly to determine coverage.