Integrative Medicine Physicians


Theri RabyTheri Griego Raby, MD, ABHM, Founder & Medical Director

Dr. Raby leads the team of 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. Raby for primary care, prevention plans, treatment of chronic and acute conditions, and to understand how the integrative approach can benefit you. More about Dr. Raby




victoria buchanan, mdVictoria Buchanan, MD

Dr. Buchanan isdiplomate of and certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She considers communication and careful follow-up key components of good medical care. She encourages patients to participate in their own healthcare decisions, and helps them make informed decisions through ongoing education. Her clinical interests include geriatrics, hypertension, preventive medicine, and women's health. More about Dr. Buchanan




Chuck DuMont, MD

Chuck DuMont, MD

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 Dr. DuMont






Katherine Thurer, MDKatherine A. Thurer, MD, FACOG

Katherine A. Thurer, MD, FACOG is an 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 Dr. Thurer

Integrative Medicine Practitioners


Katherine ChavezKatherine Chavez (Lik), ND

Dr. Chavez 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 Dr. Chavez.





Nurse Practitioner Melissa Frazelle, smilingMelissa Frazelle, NP

Nurse Practitioner Melissa Frazelle found her way to integrative medicine as an undergraduate nursing student at the University of Arizona—home of Dr. Andrew Weil’s Center for Integrative Medicine. She saw the integrative medicine guru speak at a lecture, but her own experience with yoga ultimately prompted her to explore other forms of healing.  More about Melissa.





Emily Skryzypczak - Raby InstituteEmily Skrzypczak, NP

Emily Skrzypczak is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She began her career in healthcare as a registered nurse working in ICU and post-anesthesia care settings. While working as a nurse, Emily was concerned with her patients continued care. This concern encouraged her to further her education and career into primary care where she would become a more integral part of preventive medicine.  More about Emily.







Michelle Goebel-AngelMichelle Goebel-Angel, L.Ac., MSOM, MBA

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




marc margiottaMarc Margiotta, DN, D.A.A.P.M.

Marc Margiotta, D.N., D.A.A.P.M., is a Illinois Licensed Naprapath and holds a Diplomat with the American Academy of Pain Management. After himself becoming a patient more than 20 years ago his interest in manipulative medicine has led him down an exciting road that has blessed him with the opportunity to share his passion and expertise in manipulative technique with the patients of the Raby Institute. More about Marc





Allison Yura, LCSW

Integrative Psychotherapist Allison Yura, LCSW, says that in working with patients, she thinks of herself as a supportive ally, encouraging them through their healing process. "The majority of the responsibility lies in the hands of the patients, but I try to help them feel like they're living their best life," she says. "I believe we all have times in our lives when we feel vulnerable." For people working through those times, Allison hopes to not only offer support, but make that support as accessible as she can. More about Allison




Michael StechlyMichael Stechly, LMT  

Michael is a native to chicago with over 25,000 hours experience as a licensed massage therapist.  Working solely off of technique and theory based approaches to massage  and bodywork, he offers 12 modalities from thai to structural integration and cranial sacral therapy. 

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Integrative medicine is about seeing every person fully – recognizing that good healthcare attends to and nurtures body, mind, and spirit.