Michelle van der Westhuizen, Proficiency Partners Diplomate

Dr. Michelle is an accomplished integrative medicine physician who was among the first worldwide to complete the most advanced CIRS medical training (A4M’s CIRS Intensive). Originally from South Africa, Dr. Michelle practiced as an integrative medicine physician in Canada before moving into the global education and consulting role. She holds multiple certifications and accreditations and is recognized for her expertise in whole-body conditions impacting brain function. Dr. Michelle is a respected member of the CIRS medical community globally, having conducted peer reviewed CIRS medical research alongside Dr. Andrew Heyman and Dr. Richie Shoemaker. ​ MBChB, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2009 LMCC (Licensure Medical Council of Canada), 2015/2016 ACAM (Advanced Chelation Therapy), 2016 Reversing Cognitive Decline Certified Practitioner (IFM), 2016 IFMCP (Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner), 2017 Pediatric Functional Medicine Certification (IFM), 2017 ABAARM (American Board of Anti-Aging / Regenerative Medicine ) A4M/MMI, 2017 CCFP (Certification in Family Practice Canada), 2018 Ozone Certified Practitioner (Frank Shallenberger), 2018 FAAMFM (Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Metabolic and Functional Medicine) A4M/MMI, 2019 CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) Intensive Part A & B A4M/MMI, 2020 CIRS Proficiency Partner, 2020 ​ Dr. Michelle does not practice medicine in Texas through our clinic. She serves as a consultant and instructor to our medical team regarding best practices for improving care for CIRS patients and their families.

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