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Our practitioners are highly-skilled, board-certified medical professionals who are passionate about using holistic interventions to benefit patients at risk, or living with heart disease. HHCA provides access to education, training, medical and lifestyle protocols, virtual consultations and mobile tools, and advanced practice analytics. Practitioners at any level, with or without functional or integrative medicine training, can join our holistic heart care network. These practitioners position themselves as leaders in their community, and emerge as experts and advocates for comprehensive patient care.

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Carolina Brooks

Certified Nutritionist

Carolina is a nutritionist, herbalist, naturopath, and nutrigenomics consultant. She focuses on weight management, and prevention of chronic diseases and complex conditions. It was her own family history that prompted her to look at the benefits of preventative lifestyle medicine for cardiometabolic disease and cognitive decline.  Carolina is trained in the Bredesen Protocol, a program designed to prevent and reverse cognitive decline. Using science-based nutritional therapy, genetics, herbal and orthomolecular medicine, Carolina works to educate, support, and empower clients to take responsibility for optimizing their health. She has first-hand expertise in managing stress and impro Read More...

3010 Concord Ct
Marina, CA 93933

Phone: 831-277-6283

Jacqueline Thompson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, a Master of Science degree in Nutrition Science, and is a registered dietitian, credentialed through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Jackie has worked in the field of nutrition for 25 years, has been a diabetes educator since 2000, and a certified diabetes educator (CDE) since 2005. Jackie is a graduate of the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) as well as all six advanced practice modules. She completed an Advanced Practice Certificate in Integrative and Functional Nutrition through the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy, and Read More...

121 Jericho Turnpike
Mineola, NY

Phone: 516-746-1103


Dr. Druz is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, with subspecialty certifications in Nuclear Cardiology, Adult Echocardiography and Cardiac Computed Tomography.  Dr. Druz is a certified functional medicine practitioner through the Institute for Functional Medicine. A graduate of the Weill Cornell Medical College, she completed her residency and fellowship training at the New York Presbyterian Hospital and her integrative training at Duke University. Dr. Druz is affiliated with Catholic Health Services of Long Island. She considers herself a "traditionally trained cardiologist who pra Read More...

7662 East Hidden Canyon Street
Mesa, AZ

Phone: 480-209-6767


Dr. Lisa Ballehr began her career as a radiologist specializing in interventional orthopedics and sports medicine surgery. She is a nationally recognized expert in the filed of professional athletics and advanced orthopedic diagnostics. Her journey into functional medicine began with her own genetic health issue. In the course of her treatment, she began to see power of functional mediicne, its connections to biphysics and biochemistry, Lisa's fields of interest in her undergraduate studies. Since radiology and functional medicine are both investigative fileds, looking to uncover the answers below the surface, Lisa was naturally drawn to functional medicine. She is a certified functional Read More...

49 Fishing Trail
Stamford, CT

Phone: 203-829-5349

Lori developed a solid foundation in the unique approach of root cause versus symptom treatment while considering the interplay of all biological systems, using her training as a certified functional medicine practitioner.  She enjoys  listening to her patients to find clues to the root cause of their health issues. Along with her many years of experience, she is held in high-esteem by her patients because of her big heart, patience, and her strong commitment championing her patients health issues. Her expertise includes the treatment o Read More...