Frequently Asked Question!

Functional medicine is a personalized medicine, an approach to health that focuses on identifying the underlying Root causes of disease and illness rather than addressing isolated set of symptoms. It represents a shift from the traditional disease-centered approach to a patient-centered approach.

Functional Medicine is an evidence based systems biology approach to human health, functioning and disease.

Functional medicine involves using cutting edge resources, in a personalized approach while forming partnership with patient. We spend time with patients, listening to their histories, mapping their personal timeline, and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex chronic disease.

Functional medicine is a personalized medicine, an approach to health that focuses on identifying the underlying Root causes of disease and illness rather than addressing isolated set of symptoms. It represents a shift from the traditional disease-centered approach to a patient-centered approach.

Functional Medicine is an evidence based systems biology approach to human health, functioning and disease.

Functional medicine involves using cutting edge resources, in a personalized approach while forming partnership with patient. We spend time with patients, listening to their histories, mapping their personal timeline, and looking at the interactions among genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors that can influence long-term health and complex chronic disease.

Dr. Sailaja Reddy works as a functional medicine consultant. We work in conjunction with your current Primary care team. We are not considered a replacement for your primary care physician. We require all new patients to have primary care physician to cover emergencies, routine care and screening.

While we use scientifically tested natural medications, and targeted use of nutritional supplements, we may use traditional medications. But the goal is to use as less medications as possible.

With Functional medicine approach everyone can be benefited regardless of their illness as we are treating the root cause.

This is a time-intensive process that requires advanced testing and evaluations, not presently covered by insurance plans.

RootHealthMD uses online supplement dispensary with trusted brands and formulations. We feel they are safest and most effective products.

We offer individual appointments or Appointment Package. Please see our Financial Policy

Health coaches develop strategies to overcome the personal health and wellness issues. Health coach provides continuous support, resources and encouragement for the adoption of habits that are conducive to higher quality of life.

 

Our patients work with nutritionist to develop personalized nutrition plan. As nutrition plays a critical role to optimize your health, nutritionists take time to review your medical records and lab results to come up with specific diet plan for your needs.

This is a time-intensive process that requires advanced testing and evaluations, not presently covered by insurance plans.

As some labs may even take 2-3 weeks for us to receive the test results, we kindly request you to complete the labs in a timely fashion as discussed during the initial visit. Please call us prior to your follow up appointment to confirm that we received your lab reports. If you are unable to do so, please reschedule your follow up appointment.

Please note that we require 2 full business days’ notice to us through patient portal to cancel or reschedule appointment.

Late cancellations or missed appointments incur $ 200 fees for initial appointment and $100 fee for follow up appointments, as we are unable to fill this slot with another patient due to short notice.

Note: If you provide 2- business day notice, your deposit will be applied to your rescheduled appointment or refunded upon request only. A $25 processing fee applies to all refunded fee deposits.