What if I just want to ask a few questions about your services?

We are happy to offer free 15 minute phone consults to see if this is a good fit for you.

What can I expect in regard to how visits are structured?

Your Initial Visit will be 45-60 minutes, this can be done in person, in my office or via telephone/video conferencing. We will discuss your primary health concerns, laboratory tests recommended, health history paperwork to be completed and initial nutritional recommendations.  

Your second visit will be an in-person Case Review. This is a 60-90 minute comprehensive visit.  Prior to this visit we will review the results of your lab tests and health history questionnaires and create a Report of Findings.  We will do a physical exam, discuss the patterns that have contributed to your health concerns, outline a recommended treatment plan and recommend any further testing (if necessary). If you live outside the Denver-Metro area, you must make arrangements to travel to my office for this appointment. 

What about follow-up visits?

Once your initial treatment is underway follow up visits can be scheduled on an as needed basis, depending on your individual needs and response to treatment.  I recommend a follow up visit 6-8 weeks after your Case Review to assess how your treatment is going and what adjustments may need to be made. Follow up visits can be done in person or via telephone/video conferencing.

What are some of the laboratory tests you may order?

Laboratory tests could include a comprehensive blood chemistry panel, advanced stool testing, urine hormone and adrenal testing, organic acids testing, SIBO breath testing, evaluation of methylation processes and other markers to evaluate immune status.

-Determination of labs is highly individualized and you will have the opportunity to approve these before they are ordered.

What are the costs for your services?

Initial consult: $225 (45-60 min. visit)

Follow up appointments:

60 minute visit: $300

45 minute visit: $240

30 minute visit: $175

Any time over 60 minutes will be billed in 15 minute increments of $75.

-Fees are collected at the conclusion of each consultation.

-We do not take insurance of any kind.  Patients may use Health Savings Account (HSA) cards and we can provide a coded receipt of services for you to submit to your insurance carrier for possible reimbursement

Can you explain the out of pocket costs?

The Initial Visit and Case Review appointments cost more than a typical visit to a practitioner. They are very comprehensive visits with time dedicated to listening, discovery and learning.  The Functional approach is designed to save money in the long term by completing appropriate diagnostic tests and assessments before treatment begins. We believe in the idea of "test, don't guess", because this approach to medicine is multidimensional, and often involves various systems that affects one's health.

-Costs of labs and supplements/medications are largely dependent on severity of your condition.