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Do holistic doctors work?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, certainly

I and many other holistic doctors work very hard for the benefit of our patients.
In most cases, we take more time with each patient than our colleagues in more conventional practices. This does not mean others cannot practice with a holistic (whole person) intent, but i'm speaking here of physicians who have identified themselves as "holistic doctors.".

In brief: Yes, certainly

I and many other holistic doctors work very hard for the benefit of our patients.
In most cases, we take more time with each patient than our colleagues in more conventional practices. This does not mean others cannot practice with a holistic (whole person) intent, but i'm speaking here of physicians who have identified themselves as "holistic doctors.".
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care

In brief: Proven vs unproven

By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine.
Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your wallet.

In brief: Proven vs unproven

By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine.
Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, herbs etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. They therefore remain "alternative". Be careful and watch your wallet.
Dr. Erik Borncamp
Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry

In brief: Yes

Many doctors are md's and holistic or dentists and holistic.
www.iaomt.org.

In brief: Yes

Many doctors are md's and holistic or dentists and holistic.
www.iaomt.org.
Dr. James Wright
Dr. James Wright
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