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Our Practitioners

  • Alaina Gemelas

    Functional Medicine

    Alaina GemelasINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Alaina Gemelas is a chiropractic physician specializing in functional medicine. She takes a whole-body approach to uncover the root causes contributing to what ails you. Dr. Gemelas’ interest in systems-based medicine began early in her medical career when conventional approaches failed ...

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  • Caley Scott

    Naturopathic Medicine

    Caley ScottINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Caley Scott is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. She earned her degree from National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Dr. Scott developed a passion for naturopathic medicine while working as a medical assistant at an integrative clinic in the Chicago ...

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  • Casey Kelley

    Functional Medicine

    Dr. Casey KelleyINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Casey Kelley, MD, became interested in Integrative Medicine early in her education when she began asking questions about health and healing that conventional medicine was unable to answer. She began seeking out like-minded health practitioners and started studying Functional Medicine, which ...

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  • Christine Savas

    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Christine SavasINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Christine Savas is a Licensed Professional Counselor who earned her M.Ed. in Community Counseling from DePaul University and B.S. in Psychology and Human Relations from the University of Iowa. Prior to graduation, Christine interned working throughout the city of Chicago gaining experience ...

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  • Cindy Kudelka

    Acupuncture

    Cindy KudelkaINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Cindy Kudelka is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (acupuncture, Chinese herbology, cupping, moxabustion, and gua sha). She has trained extensively with Dr. Richard Tan in I Ching and Balance Method acupuncture, which consist of needling acupuncture points away (distant) from the ...

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  • Cliff Maurer

    Chiropractic Medicine

    Dr. Cliff MaurerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Having worked at WholeHealth Chicago for over ten years, Dr. Maurer completed his chiropractic internship in a number of Chicago area clinics and graduated from the National University of Health Sciences.  He is board certified to practice chiropractic medicine and physiotherapy by ...

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  • David Edelberg

    Internal Medicine

    Dr. David EdelbergINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Edelberg, board certified in Internal Medicine in 1974, began incorporating alternative therapies into his practice during the 1980’s. Since founding the parent company of WholeHealth Chicago in 1993, he has become nationally recognized as one of the pioneers of integrative medicine, ...

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  • Elizabeth Yamat

    Case Manager / IV Therapies

    Elizabeth YamatINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Lizz is a certified medical assistant, case manager, and phlebotomist and has worked at WholeHealth Chicago for eight years. She received her training through Olympia College, and continually attends seminars and workshops to keep her skills up to date. She integrates Pilates, ...

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  • Janet Chandler

    Clinical Psychology

    Janet ChandlerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Chandler is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked as a clinician for over 25 years. She has worked with individuals, children, couples, families, and groups addressing a wide variety of mental health challenges including, trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD, substance abuse, ...

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  • Jennifer Davis

    Licensed Professional Counselor

    Jennifer DavisINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Jennifer has a lifelong passion for how people learn and grow over time. She is interested in how our stories about ourselves keep us stuck or help us move forward and flourish through our lives. Jennifer is a licensed professional counselor who received ...

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  • Katie Oberlin

    Healing Touch; Shamanic Healing

    Katie OberlinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Katie is a Healing Touch Certified Practitioner and Shamanic Healing Practitioner. She is fascinated with the way these two energy modalities dovetail beautifully with one another.

    Katie brings a solid foundation in holistic counseling and scientific ...

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  • Mari Stecker

    Acupuncture

    Mari SteckerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Along with Dr. Edelberg, Mari Stecker is one of the three original co-founders of American WholeHealth which became WholeHealth Chicago in 1999. After graduating from the Midwest College for the Study of Oriental Medicine, she was one of the first recipients ...

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  • Marla Feingold

    Clinical Nutrition & Exercise Physiology

    Marla FeingoldINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Marla is an experienced Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN), Board Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS), and a Licensed Dietician Nutritionist (LDN) in the state or Illinois. She holds a M.S in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, and a B.S in ...

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  • Neeti Sharma

    Internal Medicine

    INTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE! Neeti Sharma, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician specializing in integrative and functional medicine. Over the course of her career she has worked at multiple hospitals and clinics and has been a part of internal medicine residency faculty, helping shape future physicians. She received her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from University of ...

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  • Olivia Wagner

    Nutrition

    Olivia WagnerINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Olivia Wagner is a functionally-trained and integrative Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Health Coach, and Personal Trainer. Olivia earned her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Miami University and her Masters in Nutrition and Physical Performance from Saint Louis University. She is board ...

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  • Paul Rubin

    Chiropractic Medicine

    Dr. Paul RubinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Dr. Rubin is a unique chiropractic physician in that he practices as a primary care physician using a functional medicine approach with his patients. Functional medicine is a way of thinking about disease based on how all the body’s systems ...

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  • Renee Zambo

    Yoga Therapist

    Renee ZamboINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Renee Zambo is a 1000hr Yoga Therapist who began practicing yoga as a way to reduce stress in high school. She began teaching in 2010 and fell in love with meeting people from various backgrounds and with different health challenges. Her desire was ...

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  • Sujatha Mannal

    Homeopathy

    Sujatha MannalINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Sujatha holds a Bachelor in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) degree from Calcutta, India, from the oldest existing homeopathic college in the world. This was a 5 year integrated medical program with 2-year residency, teaching homeopathy with allied medical sciences like Anatomy, ...

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  • Suzi Katlin

    Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine

    Suzi KatlinINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Suzi Katlin graduated from Northwestern University in 1988 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Since then, she’s helped bring thousands of new lives into the world, working for 28 years at Northwestern Memorial Hospital as a prenatal, post-partum, and labor and delivery ...

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  • Valarie McConville

    Occupational Therapy

    Valarie McConvilleINTRODUCTIONS, PLEASE!

    Valarie McConville graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Kinesiology and earned her Masters of Occupational Therapy at Virginia Commonwealth University.  She has received additional skills training in Myofascial Release, is a certified lymphedema therapist, a biofeedback provider, ...

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Upcoming Workshops

**Facial Guasha Class
The Ultimate DIY Anti-Aging Facial!
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6:00-7:30 PM
With Mari Stecker, LAc
$75 course fee (includes take-home facial guasha tool and custom anti-aging facial oil!)

Join us and learn a traditional Chinese facial rejuvenation technique that you can do yourself! Guasha treatment is a 2,000 year old Chinese massage technique that uses a flat tool to apply pressure to the skin to increase circulation as it moves along acupuncture channels.

Facial guasha is an easy to learn technique that:
* encourages blood flow and promotes radiance
* prevents wrinkles
* activates cells to regain facial elasticity
* drains fluids to detoxify skin and reduce puffiness
* sloughs off dead skin cells
* uplifts and tones skin
* firms up facial muscles
* minimizes dark circles
* promotes a healthy, younger and more radiant look

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please Register online.
Call the Center for additional information at (773) 296-6700
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**WholeHealth For Winter Digestion
Saturday January 19 2019, 11am – 1pm 
with Yoga Therapist Renee Zambo, Occupational Therapist Valarie McConville, and Dietitian Olivia Wagner
Course Fee: $75.00
(includes a light snack and take-home materials)

Do you suffer from a sluggish digestive system, constipation, and/or bloating?  Do you feel like you need a reset after the holidays? Are you looking for ways to optimize your digestion?

Join WholeHealth Chicago’s Yoga Therapist Renee Zambo, Dietitian Olivia Wagner, and Occupation Therapist Valarie McConville for two valuable hours of digestive health and cleansing!

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please register online.
Call the Center for additional information at (773) 296-6700
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Recent Health Tips

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    “Exhaustion is my reality. At four o’clock, I’m wiped, totally wiped. So tired I could sleep at my desk.” Patricia is 33, happily married as far as marriages go, one kid, steadily employed in the usual American less­than­satisfying corporate job, good eating habits, and, until recently, a health club goer a couple/three times a week. Now she’s too tired for that. Just looking at her, Read More

  • Functional Medicine: Your Wacky Hormones and Thyroid Gland

    Let me start by saying that the majority of board-certified endocrinologists give me a pain. They’re internists, like me and our newest WholeHealth Chicago physician Neeti Sharma, MD, but they have additional training via endocrinology fellowships. Somewhere along the way, many of them become almost too academic, no longer actually listening to patients but rather focused totally on lab test results. This can be a Read More

  • The Must-Have Digestive Tests of Functional Medicine

    I hope you’ve been intrigued by the Health Tips on Functional Medicine we’ve written in the past month. It’s especially provocative that a growing number of physicians, as well as the Cleveland Clinic, are using functional medicine tests when challenged by a patient with longstanding, unexplained chronic symptoms whose conventional test results have been negative. What exactly is a Functional Medicine test and how does Read More

January Sale: 20% Off Metagenics Detox Products

Start 2019 off right with 20% Off our favorite Metagenics detox products during January!

Metagenics has been an industry leader in functional nutrition for over 30 years and they have some of our favorite products here at WholeHealth Chicago. Recover from the holidays and/or start 2019 strong with a 10- or 28-day detox!

Save on the Clear Change 10-Day Program, UltraClear line of medical foods and AdvaClear.
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