RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- Treating the whole person, and not just symptoms, is the goal of Valley Medical Group’s new Center for Integrative Medicine, located on East Ridgewood Avenue. in Ridgewood. Dr. Jodie Katz has been chosen to lead the new center, which focuses on combining conventional Western medicine with complementary therapies to promote balance in mind, body and spirit.
Patients begin this unique approach to wellness with an initial one-and-a-half hour consultation with Dr. Katz, who specializes in functional integrative medicine and is a board-certified family medicine physician. This discovery visit helps to uncover the unique influencing factors in an individual’s health history with the goal of designing personalized health recommendations based on their unique needs.
Services offered at the state-of-the-art center include integrative health and wellness coaching, functional nutritional counseling, Reiki, 'M' Technique Touch Therapy, mindfulness- based stress reduction, yoga and more.
Cooking classes and mindfulness for teens will be added as Dr. Katz is joined by Dr. Benita Burke, cardiologist and board-certified integrative medicine practitioner, Maria C. (Mary) Mazzer, the center’s health and wellness nurse coach, and Kristen Bradley., registered dietitian with a background in functional nutrition.
For more information about the Center for Integrative Medicine or to schedule a consultation, call 201-389-0075.