Integrative Medicine Practitioners and Staff
The Raby Institute is home to a team of integrative primary care physicians and practitioners trained in Western medicine and other complementary and alternative systems of care. All are credentialed, licensed, and comprehensively trained in the services they provide. These include integrative internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, homeopathy, naturopathy and functional nutrition, manipulative and body-based therapies, and intuitive energy healing.
Led by Founder and Integrative Physician, Theri Griego Raby, MD, ABHM, our entire multidisciplinary team is united by a passion for healing, a dedication to education, and a commitment to empowering you to live your healthiest life. We are here to partner with you and guide you on your path to conscious wellness.
Integrative Medicine Physicians
Dr. Theri Raby leads and coordinates the team of physicians and practitioners at the Raby Institute. She is the main service provider for Integrative Primary Care, Integrative Internal Medicine, and Integrative Medicine Consults. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Theri Raby for primary care, integrative consultations, prevention plans, treatment of chronic and acute conditions and to understand how the integrative approach can benefit you. More about Theri
Dr. Chuck DuMont joins the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine as the staff integrative pediatrician. Dr. DuMont brings to the team extensive personal and professional experience and training in medical and pediatric acupuncture, homeopathy, and other integrative modalities. More about Chuck
Katherine A. Thurer, MD, FACOG joins the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine as the integrative gynecologist. With her passion for integrative medicine and holisitc healing, Dr. Thurer works closely with Dr. Raby and the rest of the Raby Institute team to provide exceptional patient care and education. More about Katherine
Integrative Medicine Practitioners
As the Raby Institute's Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture practitioner, Michelle Goebel-Angel, LAc, MSOM, MBA is committed to providing authentic, holistic treatments that help the body naturally re-balance and heal itself. She has extensive training in a variety of tradition Chinese medical techniques including, Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal remedies, Eastern nutritional, Tuina (Therapeutic Massage), Guasha, Cupping, Moxibustion, Auricular Therapy, Magnets and Electro-stimulation. More about Michelle
Tim Flesch, RN, CST is a manual therapist with training in a wide variety of healing touch- and energy-based modalities. With a background in nursing and healthcare management, Tim brings to the team a deep understanding of Western medicine balanced by his broad knowledge of more holistic health systems. Tim is distinguished as one of four teaching assistants for the Mechanical Link Therapy curriculum in North America. More about Tim
Rick joins the Raby Institute as a Clinical Massage Therapist with training in many complementary modalities including Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT), Krashada AcupressureTM, Craniosacral Therapy, Sports Massage and Energy Work. Through highly relational and individualized treatment sessions, Rick focuses on supporting patients back to health from the whole-person perspective. More about Rick
Dr. Lik was concerned with the suffering of those around her from a young age. She recognized the therapeutic effect of caring, kindness, and listening but always desired to be able to offer more. As a young person she volunteered and worked for many organizations focused on alleviating human suffering. She found her calling, however, when she was introduced to Naturopathic Medicine. More about Kathy
When you visit the Raby Institute, or call with a question, to make an appointment or just to say hello, Ana Rodriguez is the smiling face that welcomes you, and the compassionate voice on the line. More about Ana
Susan A. Lipshutz, a licensed clinical social worker and integrative psychotherapist with a foundation in both Western medicine and indigenous spiritual practices. Susan brings her skills and services to bear at the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine as the Program Director for the Institute's educational and meditation classes. More about Susan
John has a passion for health and wellness. Fueling this passion, he has worked in business development and marketing within the health care industry for more than 15 years. More about John
There is a bright ray of sunshine beaming on the phone lines! It is none other than Sunday Perkins, who joined the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine in early August 2010. More about Sunday
Aimee brings to the Raby Institute for Integrative Medicine her enthusiasm for supporting patients through the healing process. She is excited to be part of a team of committed professionals where she can continue to expand her knowledge of the integrative approach to health and wellness. More about Aimee
Although born in Chicago, Sharlene spent her childhood in Acapulco, Mexico. She sees her position as a Medical Assistant at the Raby Institute as an opportunity to educate herself and help guide her patients down paths of self-healing, preventative medicine and positive lifestyle changes. More about Sharlene.
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