Burke Integrative Medicine and Regenerative Medicine
Regenerative Medicine Services
We treat menopause naturally, using plant-based Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy (BHRT). This treatment for hormone-related transitions is highly beneficial not only for alleviating the debilitating symptoms, but also for promoting optimal health.
Our team at Virginia Integrative Practice has plenty of experience treating gastrointestinal problems, both through modern internal medicine, and effective natural therapies.
Women’s Integrative Health combines aspects of traditional western medicine with well-documented natural methods to give the best care to women. Our goal is to care for the whole woman, both physically and mentally, rather than simply treat individual symptoms or diseases.
Chronic pain is no laughing matter, preventing a person from functioning well in normal life and making daily activities extraordinarily difficult. Today, however, more methods than ever before are available to lessen and manage, or even eliminate severe pain - allowing you and your loved ones to enjoy your time together again!
As a widely studied and accepted alternative therapy for cancer, mistletoe is currently in clinical trials at Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore, Md. In certain European countries, extracts made from European mistletoe are among the most prescribed therapies for cancer patients.
Dr. Gelane Gemechisa
Dr. Gelane Gemechisa provides primary care coupled with an integrative approach to treat the whole person in a dynamic patient-physician partnership. Dr. G combines the best of Primary Care with medical scientific based natural therapies. She treats most medical conditions with focus in women’s health, endocrine (thyroid/adrenal support for fatigue), diabetes, gastrointestinal, pain, cardiovascular, infections, allergies, autoimmune with immune therapies, and much more.
Dr. Valinda Riggins-Nwadike
Dr. Valinda Riggins-Nwadike puts her 15+ years of expertise in women’s health at the service of the Burke community. As a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she is highly qualified for everything from the most routine procedures to gynecological surgery. She uses a combination of conventional and scientifically validated natural therapies to provide her patients with the best selection of treatments possible.
Dr. Avtar Moore
As our Lexington specialist in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, Dr. Avtar Moore maintains a holistic approach to diagnosing and treating injuries and pain. He practices osteopathic manual therapy and follows a preventative medicine method, helping patients avoid illness beforehand rather than waiting to deal with it after it occurs.
Dr. Wallisa Vaughn
Dr. Wallisa Vaughn is board certified in Family Medicine at our Charlottesville office. She is a member of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, A4M that combines training in Integrative, Functional, Regenerative and Anti-Aging Medicine. She recently completed training in Endocrinology with A4M. She has been practicing medicine for over a decade working in hospitals and medical clinics that includes successful patient outcomes on complex cases.