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David Edelberg, MD Medical Director & Internal Medicine Physician

David Edelberg, MD, Medical Director & Internal Medicine Physician

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, the new medical specialty combining conventional medicine with alternative therapies. Author of hundreds of articles and author or editor of five books of integrative medicine; his most recent books have been the bestselling “Healing Fibromyalgia” and “The Triple Whammy Cure”.

Author of hundreds of articles and author or editor of five books of integrative medicine; his most recent books have been the bestselling “Healing Fibromyalgia” and “The Triple Whammy Cure”.

Our Practitioners

Rob Crosbie, MD, MPH

Rob Crosbie, MD, MPH

Integrative Medicine Physician
Priyanka Agrawal, DO

Priyanka Agrawal, DO

Family Medicine and
Integrative Medicine Physician
Kristen Halland, DC, CCN, DABCA

Kristen Halland, DC, CCN, DABCA

Functional Medicine Physician

Dr. Halland is a seasoned clinician specializing in Functional Medicine. Since beginning practice in 2010, she has placed emphasis on a whole-person lens to care and has a strong belief that an integrative collaborative...

Mark Hagerty, APN

Mark Hagerty, APN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Mark is board certified as a family nurse practitioner since 2015. Prior to Whole Health Chicago he worked as an APN serving the refugee and immigrant community as well as patients from Chicagoland area.

Brett Eaton, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC

Brett Eaton, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, WHNP-BC

Integrative Nurse Practitioner

Brett is an integrative nurse practitioner who is board certified in both internal medicine and sexual/reproductive medicine.Brett’s passion lies in the connections between hormonal health, mental health, and gut health.

Samantha Stuckey, PA-C

Samantha Stuckey, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Samantha has been board certified as a physician assistant since 2017. Prior to Whole Health Chicago, she worked in a fast paced urgent care setting seeing a variety of conditions.

Jean Robinson Alexis, DC

Jean Robinson Alexis, DC

Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine

Dr. Robinson knows the power of chiropractic and is using the skills and experience to improve the quality of life for his patients. His goal as a chiropractor is to identify how the body is impacted by daily life events and correct the imbalances which can lead to the early degeneration and increased risk for injury and illness.

Tam Dickson Meyer, MS, CNS, LDN

Tam Dickson Meyer, MS, CNS, LDN

Nutrition Provider

Tam holds a Master of Science in Nutrition from Maryland University of Integrative Health and believes strongly in the healing power of food.

Jennifer Davis

Jennifer Davis, LPC

Mental Health Counselor

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 her degree from Loyola University.

Mark Hagerty, APN

Mary Biancalana, MS Edu, CMTPT, LMT, CPT

Board Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist

Mary Biancalana is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in myofascial trigger point therapy. She has 23 years of full-time experience working to eliminate muscle pain and improve muscle performance. Mary came to have a passion for drug-free pain relief treatments after working at a integrative Fibromyalgia clinic 22 years ago here in Chicago.

Matthew Kerr, LAc

Matthew Kerr, LAc

Acupuncturist

Dr. Matthew Kerr L.Ac., DACM, Dipl. OM is accomplished and nationally certified in the practices of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalism.

Sujatha Mannal

Sujatha Mannal

Homeopathic Medicine

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, Physiology, etc. including nutrition. She has continued her homeopathic training with renowned teachers from the US, Europe and India.

Katie Oberlin Internal Medicine

Katie Oberlin

Healing Touch; Shamanic Healing

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 research to her practice.

Janet Chandler, PhD, Clinical Psychology

Janet Chandler, PhD

Integrative Psychologist

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, grief and loss, relationship difficulties, sexual concerns and other difficult life transitions.

Caley-Scott

Caley Scott, ND

Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine

Caley Scott is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Scott developed a passion for naturopathic medicine while working as a medical assistant at an integrative clinic in the Chicago suburbs after completing her bachelor’s degree. Seeing first-hand the incredible success of using nutrition and natural therapies with her patients helped shape her view on healthcare and compelled her to seek a unique route in medicine.

Vicki Bradley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Vicki Bradley, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Family Nurse Practitioner

Vicki Bradley is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and received her MSN in 2018 from Olivet Nazarene University.

Brooklyn Washington, DC

Dr. Brooklyn Washington is a board certified chiropractic physician specializing in functional medicine. Her focus on individualized health care began in 2012 and it’s allowed her to connect with each patient, understand the root cause(s) of their symptoms, and lead them in their health journey.

Jaclyn McGovern, PT, DPT

Jaclyn McGovern, PT, DPT

Physical Therapist

Jaclyn McGovern is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in the treatment of orthopedic and women’s health conditions. She is passionate in multi-faceted treatment approaches incorporating manual therapy techniques

Dr. Jerry P. Gore, MD

Dr. Jerry P. Gore, MD

Holistic General Medicine, Holistic Psychiatry

Dr. Gore received his medical degree at University of Illinois School of medicine, and then received his post graduate education at Northwestern University's Institute of psychiatry while also completing a 3 year program at the Gestalt Institute of Chicago.

Dr. Kelsie Lazzell, DC, ND

Dr. Kelsie Lazzell, DC, ND

Functional Medicine Physician

By supporting the basic naturopathic principle of working with the body versus against the body, Dr Lazzell is able to bring your body’s innate healing ability to the forefront. She works with general lifestyle modifications such as diet, movement, stress, and detoxification to optimize overall health while also being able to support you with higher interventions such as direct supplemental support, IV nutrients, and peptide therapy.

Parisa Samsami, DC, DABCI

Parisa Samsami, DC, DABCI

Functional Medicine Physician

Dr. Parisa Samsami is a Chiropractic Physician specializing in Functional Medicine. She has great success in treating patients unable to find answers in the traditional medical paradigm. She places a strong emphasis on patient education and believes that diet and lifestyle play an important role in achieving optimal health and chronic disease prevention.

Alexis Larson, APN, NP-C, OCN

Alexis Larson, APN, NP-C, OCN

Family Nurse Practitioner

Alexis Larson has been working in Radiation Oncology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital since October, 2015. She graduated from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL., in 2015 with her BSN and began her oncology journey shortly after. She became Oncology Certified Nurse in 2020 and received a daisy award in 2021.

Carol Gore, LCSW

Carol Gore, LCSW

Psychotherapy, Meditation, Relaxation

Carol has over 30 years of experience in holistic health — both personally and professionally — and has integrated the mind/body/spirit concept into her therapeutic practice.

Rachel Beitler, MSW

Rachel Beitler, MSW

Social Worker

Rachel Beitler is a social worker who helps clients let go of society's expectations to lead a more meaningful existence and become the people they are truly meant to be.

Dr. Mitchell Katz, DC

Dr. Mitchell Katz, DC

Chiropractic Physician

Dr. Katz is certified as both a chiropractic sports physician and a rehabilitation specialist. He has extensive experience working with athletes and served as the official chiropractor for the Chicago Bears from 1991 thru 2004, and as a chiropractor for Trinity University and Highland Park High School teams.

Jordan Neumann

Jordan Neumann, DNP

Family Nurse Practitioner

Jordan Neumann is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who graduated with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Rush University. Prior to starting her career at Whole Health Chicago.

Kristen Halland, DC, CCN, DABCA

Kristen Halland, DC, CCN, DABCA

Functional Medicine Physician

Dr. Halland is a seasoned clinician specializing in Functional Medicine. Since beginning practice in 2010, she has placed emphasis on a whole-person lens to care and has a strong belief that an integrative collaborative...

Dr. Joshua Hover, DC

Dr. Joshua Hover was raised in Battle Creek, MI where he was an avid participant in all sports growing up. “Dr. J” started playing hockey at the age of 3 and used the athleticism he built from this sport to excel in many other athletic endeavors throughout grade school and high school.

Rob Crosbie, MD, MPH

Rob Crosbie, MD, MPH

Integrative Medicine Physician