Thanks to increased research during the past two decades, doctors are now better able to understand the role these 'alternative' therapies can play in helping treat and prevent disease. Many of these therapies-such as massage therapy, herbal supplements and meditation have gained recognition that these practices may hold value in meeting our health needs. The blending of the best of both worlds — conventional medicine and alternative medicine — is known as integrative medicine.

Integrative Medicine (IM) consults

Each year, more than 5,000 patients receive treatment in the Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program. Patients utilize our physician consultation service provided by physicians trained in Integrative Medicine, Massage Therapy provided by certified massage therapists, and Acupuncture provided by both physicans trained in acupuncture and licensed acpuncturists.

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  • Kavita Prasad, M.D.


  • Lana Abboud, Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Alexander Do, Licensed Acupuncturist
  • Nancy Drackley, Certified Massage Therapist
  • Jennifer Hauschulz, Certified Massage Therapist

Program administration

  • Beth Borg, Operations Administrator
  • Barb Thomley, Coordinator