Dr. V’s roots are in the culture that inspired modern medicine. Growing up in a Greek family, she learned the remedies, treatments, and therapies practiced by the father of medicine, Hippocrates. Her mother taught her holistic healing lessons passed down thru generations about therapeutic foods and spices, herbal medicines and tonics, and traditional treatments such as cupping and aromatherapy.
Dr. V was naturally drawn to Chinese Medicine as another ancient holistic healing system that has stood the test of time. She studied Integrative Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture at Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and South Baylo University and completed her Doctorate at Five Branches University.
Today, Dr. V practices holistic medicine using a combination of traditional theory in conjunction with a modern, biomedical understanding and approach to treatment and patient care. She is a licensed Primary Care provider in CA, an Acupuncturist and Herbalist certified by the California Acupuncture Board as well as by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM).
Dr. V has experience in treating a wide range of conditions including: women’s health (hormones, menstrual cycle, fertility, IVF Support, pregnancy, post-partum care, facial rejuvenation) pain management, autoimmunity, digestive health, mental-emotional disorders, insomnia. She truly believes in an integrative approach to healthcare and will work in conjunction with MDs/DOs/NDs/DCs, and other related health practitioners to give the patient the best care suited for their condition. She typically uses a combination of traditional theory in conjunction with a modern, biomedical understanding and approach to treatment and patient care.