The Integrative Primary Care Practice for a Healthier Asheville
The Status Quo Isn’t working for Most Patients – We’re Different
We believe that health care can be done differently. We are an integrative direct primary care practice based in Asheville that emphasizes the relationship between doctor and patient and takes into account the whole person.
Our goal is to partner with each patient to help them live their best lives and to take charge of their health. We practice evidence-based western medicine with a goal of prioritizing interventions that are prevention-focused.
Our direct-payment model (also known as Direct Primary Care) works to restore the personal relationship with your physician and removes the insurance obstacles that could prevent us from focusing on our patient’s overall health.
INTEGRATIVE PRIMARY CARE
Personalized medicine with a team-based approach
SIMPLY BETTER PAYMENT MODEL
Easy membership fee includes wholesale labs, pharmacy, procedures, and more
EMPLOYEE HEALTH CARE
Affordable, quality health care for your business
What our Patients are Saying…
Melissa was wonderful! She is caring and concerned! Very helpful and will to go the extra mile to help any way possible. It is so nice to have someone to care for us.
As always, Dr. Krisel is an excellent listener, explains conditions in a clear and understandable manner, and provides solutions adapted to each patient.
Elizabeth provides the best medical care I’ve ever received. Moreover, she’s a joy to meet with. We actually look forward to our appointments.
LOVE this group .. everyone is so friendly and concerned and organized. Dr. Brian positively exudes care and concern and an optimistic holistic approach. I believe this may be exactly what I have been looking for in health care.
Heidi was amazing. She zeroed in on the problem immediately. I would love to talk nutrition with her for hours.
The whole team sat in and what a team it was. I felt right at home and even shared some laughs during what should have been a stressful procedure. Couldn’t have asked for a better visit!
Personalized, Comprehensive Medicine
The Principles of Integrative Family Medicine
2 Our goal is to help our patients succeed in preventing, treating and reversing disease. Therefore, we partner with each patient to help them live their best lives and to take charge of their health. We recommend both evidence-based western medicine and natural options and neither reject nor accept either conclusively.
3 When prescribing care, we consider all factors that determine your overall health.
4 All of the members of our care team are committed to excellence and lifelong learning and self-development in the pursuit of the care of our patients, our community and our world.
Complete Primary Care for All Stages of Life
We provide the same quality care for all ages. Seniors over 65 don’t pay more and children under 18 are eligible for a discounted rate in addition to two full-paying family members.
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Classes are taught by Lara Ferguson Diaz, L.Ac., Dipl.O.M. (NCCAOM) who also offers acupuncture at Suite 20, adjacent to the main Integrative Family Medicine clinic.
Whether you are looking for a different approach to meditation, or wanting to try it for the first time, we hope you can join in Wednesday mornings at 6:30 am as Dr. Aneela Cox leads us in a thirty minute heart centered meditation! Every Wednesday through March 31, 2021, Dr. Cox will be offering free guided heart centered meditations via Zoom. You can register through this link. In most spiritual practices, the heart center is the key to diving…
After the holidays are over, join us in starting the New Year off with a focus on whole foods and optimizing your health! Offered exclusively to members of IFMA, the IFMA Winter Reboot will take place from February 2nd to March 25, 2021. Our Health Coach, Ariana Figueroa, will support participants as they prepare for and complete a Whole30. The Whole30 is an elimination diet geared towards removing the most common inflammatory food groups from your diet for thirty days.…