Our Team



Riffat H. Qadir MD, FACS, FAAOA

Modern medicine and surgery have a lot to offer, but the human element in the doctor-patient relationship remains at the heart of healing.  I approach each patient as a unique and whole individual, not an isolated diseased organ.  Healing is an active process for the patient; my role is to guide and facilitate.  I believe the physical and psychological state of the patient must be taken into consideration to optimize healing and recovery from illness.

Our daily stress level, diet, amount of rest and exercise, as well as social and family support systems are all important determinants of health.   I  incorporate nutrition, diet, exercise and stress management in therapeutic as well as preventive protocols.  These lifestyle factors must be optimized to maximize recovery and well-being.

As a patient, you become an active partner.  This allows you to really be in charge of improving your own health and changing the outcome of disease.

CERTIFICATIONS

Certified in Functional Medicine by the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Certified in Age Management Medicine by The Cenegenics Institute.
Certified in Ozone therapy by American Board of Ozonotherapy.
Certified in Prolozone.
Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head-Neck Surgery.
Certified in Otolaryngic Allergy by the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Fellow of Institute of Functional Medicine.
Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy.

Assistant Professor Division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
University of Kentucky School of Medicine for 2 years.

Attended numerous post-grad courses in Otolaryngology-Head-Neck-Surgery and Otolaryngic Allergy.
Attended many courses by the American Academy of Environmental Medicine, Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and the Institute of Functional Medicine.

M.D. Degree: University of Louisville: Graduated #1 in her class.
B.A. Degree in Biology: University of Louisville: Graduated #1 in her class.

Our Staff

Andrea Mellick

Phlebotomist

Andrea is both a certified phlebotomist and paramedical examiner. She specializes in venipuncture and administers all of our IV Nutrient and Ozone therapies, as well as our LDA and LDI therapies.

Nicole Gough

Front Office Coordinator

Nicole has been our front office coordinator since 2012. She is a graduate of the University of Akron and has an Associate of Applied Business degree. She is the smiling face at the desk to greet you and get you ready for your appointment.

Andrea Jones (AJ)

Health Coach

AJ is a Certified Nutritional Therapies, Herbalist, Holistic Integrative Health Coach and mindfulness and success mentor. She believes that everyone was born to truly step into their power and purpose to live a healthy and fulfilling life. With real awareness around your whole life, my goal is to help you have the power to create the lifestyle of your dreams in a very holistic way.

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