Integrative Medicine Consults

Post Northwestern University

​The integrative medicine consult physicians at the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Northwestern University have completed fellowship-training in integrative medicine, as well as additional training in functional medicine and innovative treatment strategies.  

​ An integrative medicine consultation is a time for exploration of your primary concerns and an in-depth review of your whole health history. During the consultation, you and your physician develop a customized health and wellness plan to best fulfill your health needs. Your ongoing care will be coordinated among the Osher Center’s team of practitioners, and may be communicated to any other providers on your healthcare team.

Common reasons patients seek an integrative medicine consult:
  • Patients new to complementary medicine seeking guidance
  • Patients with complicated medical problems interested in reducing medications, avoiding side-effects or supplementing care
  • Patients who have not achieved full relief of symptoms with conventional medicine
  • Patients seeking a preventative, holistic approach to health
  • Patients with an interest in preventing hereditary conditions
Common Conditions Addressed in an Integrative Medicine Consult
  • Chronic pain and fibromyalgia
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Stress-related conditions
  • Optimal aging strategies
  • Peri-menopause/menopause (including bioidentical hormone therapy)
  • Thyroid and adrenal hormone concerns
  • Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Autoimmune disease
  • Cancer-related side effects and supportive care
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Hypertension and high cholesterol
  • Recurrent infections or chronic inflammation
  • Sleep disturbances and insomnia
  • Mood disorders (anxiety and depression)