Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine which focuses on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems. Also includes Genetic Medicine, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Medicine. Practitioners develop individual treatment plans for people they treat.


  • Dr. Brian Lum
    Dr. Brian Lum D.C.

    Functional Healthcare Institute – Specializing in Genetic Medicine, Functional Medicine, and Integrative Medicine. Expert in diagnosing and treating complex and chronic conditions based on advanced diagnostics.

    Phone: 913-548-1700
    To schedule an appointment, call YWC at 913.962.7408
    Hours: Monday-Thursday 9 am – 5 pm After-hour appointments available on request
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    Dr. Lum is an integrative and functional medicine specialist. His post-graduate training includes chronic degenerative disease diagnosis, preventative medicine, genetic medicine, and nutritional medicine, as part of the Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Internist program (DABCI). He has also received training in functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

    Dr. Lum uses cutting-edge diagnostic testing, research-supported nutritional medicines, dietary interventions, genetic data, and lifestyle interventions to help you achieve the healthiest version of yourself.

    The current healthcare treatment model for complex chronic conditions is designed to manage your symptoms at best and at worst to keep you dependent on the healthcare system for life long-care. Functional medicine is about personalizing your care to address what is keeping you sick, tired, and stressed – so that you can truly thrive.

    Many of my patients had been told that there is no known cause of their condition, that there is nothing they can do. No matter how many doctors you have seen, there is always a way forward – with the proper diagnosis, personalized treatment, and compassionate care – there is always hope.

  • Aisha Chilcoat
    Aisha Chilcoat ND, FABNO

    Lovis Healing LLC – Specializing in Naturopathic Oncology, Functional Medicine and Environmental Medicine

    phone: 816.888.9165
    hours: Friday – Saturday by appointment

    Lovis Healing LLC is a functional medicine practice that focuses on health solutions utilizing modalities such as botanicals, hydrotherapy, homeopathy, low-level energy laser (LLEL) therapy and life-style management.

    Aisha Chilcoat, ND, FABNO is a Naturopathic Doctor who earned her doctorate degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ.  Dr. Chilcoat has completed several advanced environmental medicine courses and a two-year naturopathic oncology residency at the Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa, OK.

    Following her residency, Dr. Chilcoat worked as a Naturopathic Oncology Provider at the CTCA Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Newnan, GA.  While working at CTCA, Dr. Chilcoat developed a passion for helping and loving patients who were diagnosed with cancer. Although her focus was primarily treating those diagnosed with a hematological malignancy, she worked diligently with patients in survivorship to support their lifestyle, nutrition and other health concerns.

    Dr. Chilcoat is a member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, The Institute for Functional Medicine and is a Fellow of the American Board of Naturopathic Oncology (FABNO).

  • Dr. Georgia Nab
    Dr. Georgia Nab D.C., M.S., C.N.S.

    Authentic Life, Inc. – Specializing in genetics, functional medicine, nutrition and chiropractic for its patients.

    phone: To schedule an appointment, call YWC at 913.962.7408

    Dr. Georgia Nab, DC, MS, CNS owns Authentic Life, a clinic that focuses on genetics, functional medicine, nutrition and chiropractic for its patients.

    A 1994 graduate of Cleveland Chiropractic College Kansas City campus in Overland Park, Kan., Dr. Nab owned a chiropractic clinic in Wichita, Kan., before joining a manufacturing facility in Wisconsin from 2012 through 2017. Dr. Nab provide chiropractic care, nutritional counseling and educational training to the employees at the company’s corporate headquarters. While here, Dr. Nab authored of “1 Degree of Change” as well as numerous other publications.

    Dr. Nab is a 2015 graduate from the University of Western States with a Master in Human Nutrition and Functional Medicine degree. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Western States for their masters program. Dr. Nab is a Certified Nutrition Specialist from the Board for Nutrition Specialist and works with Affiliated Monitors, an independent monitoring company for professionals.  Dr. Nab is also working to obtain her Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner, having completed all courses. She will be testing in November 2018 to complete her certified practitioner status.

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