Meet Our Team

Anne Szpindor M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Szpindor-Watson specializes in treating asthma, allergic rhinitis and food allergies.

Board certified Pediatrics, allergy and immunology
Medical degree Yagiellonian University, Nicolaus Copernicus Medical Academy, Krakow, Poland
Internship Rotations in internal medicine, obstetrics-gynecology, surgery, pediatrics and radiology at medical centers affiliated with University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
Residency Pediatrics, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois Fellowship Allergy and clinical immunology, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago
Academic appointment Instructor, Rush Medical College

David Edelberg, M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Edelberg has a long-standing interest in chronic illnesses that have eluded conventional treatment, especially those prevalent in people under age 60, such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, migraines, irritable bowel syndrome, insomnia and back pain.

Board certified Internal medicine and gerontology
Medical degree University of Illinois
Internship Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago
Residencies Vanderbilt and Northwestern University Hospitals
Academic appointments Assistant Professor of Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago; Section Chief, Holistic & Internal Medicine, Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Other Founder, American WholeHealth

David Zeiger, D.O.
Special interests
Dr. Zeiger's particular specialties include functional nutritional medicine, acupuncture, traditional Chinese medicine, ligament reconstruction therapy, neural therapy and osteopathic medicine. He's particularly interested in the treatment of complex chronic medical problems and neuromusculoskeletal pain.

Board certified Family practice
Osteopathic medical degree University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa
Internship Lakeview Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Residencies Family practice, St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee and St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago
Academic appointments Adjunct instructor of osteopathic manipulative medicine and family medicine, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University; Preceptor at Northwestern Medical School and Rush Medical School in Chicago

Glenn Rothfeld, M.D., M.Ac.
Special interests In addition to his overall expertise in integrative medicine, Dr. Rothfeld has a particular interest in Chinese medicine, Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture.

Training Family medicine

Medical degree State University of New York at Buffalo

Residency Department of Family Practice, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky Clinical fellow, Channing Laboratory, Harvard University School of Medicine, Cambridge, Massachusetts Master of Acupuncture degree (M.Ac.), Traditional Acupuncture Institute, Columbia, Maryland

Other Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; Former Director, Western Medical Curriculum, New England School of Acupuncture, Watertown, Massachusetts

Jeanne Chiang, M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Chiang is particularly interested in women's health and the use of acupuncture and Chinese herbs to treat women. Preventive health maintenance in the practice of primary care is another area of her concern.

Board certified Family practice
Medical degree George Washington University Medical School (Philip Birnbaum Award in Recognition of Excellence in Primary Care)
Residency Georgetown University Family Practice Residency Program, Fort Lincoln Family Medicine Center/Providence Hospital, Washington, DC
Other Licensed to practice acupuncture; member, American Academy of Medical Acupuncture

John C. Reed, M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Reed has extensive experience treating chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, back pain, migraines, depression and food allergies. He has a particular interest in acupuncture, homeopathy, Chinese medicine and cranial osteopathy.

Board certified Family medicine, Holistic Medicine,  and Pain Management
Medical degree University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Externships Community Medicine in Flemington, New Jersey; Harlan County, Kentucky; KaiserPermanente Health Plan of Oregon; the USPHS Office of Comprehensive Health Planning
Internship-Residencies Mary I. Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, New York, one of the nation's pioneer group practice hospitals and integrated delivery systems.
Academic appointments Instructor, UCLA medical-education course on acupuncture

Keith Berndtson, M.D.
Special interests:
Dr. Berndtson is very involved in treating fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome and male menopause. He says: "With chronic illness, it is important to understand that biography influences biology. Time must be taken to listen to the story of how an illness unfolded, to explore its meanings, and place the story in the context of a healing path that fits the patient's goals and needs."

Board certified: Family practice
Medical degree: Rush Medical College, Chicago (with honors)
Internship, residency: Department of Family Practice, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois
Academic appointments: Assistant professor, Department of Family Medicine, Rush Medical College, Chicago; Assistant attending physician, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center and Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago

Larry Stoler, Ph.D.
Special interests
In his practice, Dr. Stoler's areas of interests are phobias, fear of flying, peak performance, grief and loss, post-traumatic stress disorder and emotional trauma. The treatment methods he employs include general psychotherapy, energy psychotherapy, and qigong and other self-healing modalities. Hypnosis and guided imagery are important to his work as well.

License Clinical psychology, State of Illinois
Doctor of Philosophy Finch University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School
Internship Ravenswood (Illinois) Hospital Community Mental Health Center
Academic appointments Instructor, University of Health Sciences, The Chicago Medical School

Mark Michaud, M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Michaud has a particular interest in such recurring medical conditions as fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue, as well as in the therapeutic benefits of medical acupuncture.

Board certified Family practice
Medical degree Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago
Internship and residency Department of Family Medicine, The University of Colorado
Academic appointments Instructor, Family Medicine, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine; Instructor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Other Master of Arts degree, Behavioral Science,

Mike Cronin, N.D.
Special interests
In addition to naturopathic medicine, Dr. Cronin's fields of particular expertise include homeopathy, botanical medicine, spinal manipulation, chronic ear infections and irritable bowel syndrome.

Board certified Naturopathic medicine
Medical degree National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, Oregon
Residency Family Practice at Portland (Oregon) Naturopathic Clinic
Academic appointment Founder and past president of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona

Neil Spiegel, D.O.
Special interests
Dr. Spiegel's particular concerns are sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain and spinal surgery.

Osteopathic degree New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-graduate training New York Medical Center/Rusk Institute of Rehabilitative Medicine, Brookdale Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship Sports medicine and electrodiagnosis, Michigan State University
Certificate Medical acupuncture, University of California at Los Angeles

Nick Nonas, M.D.
Special interests
Dr. Nonas' particular interests include sinusitis, allergies, asthma, food and multiple chemical sensitivities, candida overgrowth syndrome, the gastrointestinal and liver elements of functional medicine and environmental controls for allergy.

Board certified Family practice
Medical degree University of Iowa
Internship St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, Colorado
Academic appointments Instructor in Clinical Medicine, University of Colorado Department of Family Practice; Teaching Faculty, American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy
Other First non-otolaryngologist (ear, nose and throat specialist) to be certified by and named a Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy; Chief, Family Practice/Allergy Clinic, U.S. Air Force Hospital, Robbins (Georgia) Air Force Base

Paul Rubin, D.C.
Special interests
Low back pain, headaches, sports injuries, and neck pain are among the neuromusculoskeletal conditions that particularly interest Dr. Rubin. He also embraces the concept of functional medicine, a patient-centered, science-based approach to health care that focuses on the underlying biochemical, physiological, environmental and psychological conditions that affect health and healing.

Chiropractic degree National College of Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois
Diplomate National Board of Chiropractic Examiners
Certified in Acupuncture and physiotherapy, National College of Chiropractic
Internship Chicago (Illinois) General Health Services
Other Chicago Chiropractic Society Chiropractor of the Year, 1989; Illinois State appointee to Radiologic Technologist Accreditation Advisory Board

Richard A. Feely, D.O., FAADEP, FAAO, FCA
Special interests
Dr. Feely is especially interested in the healing technique of cranial osteopathy, a gentle, featherlight, hands-on form of manipulative medicine that involves the craniosacral system of the head, spine and pelvis. His other special interests are disability evaluation and scalp and ear acupuncture.

Board certified Family practice, osteopathic manipulative medicine, disability evaluation and quality assurance/utilization review
Osteopathic degree Kirksville (Missouri) College of Osteopathic Medicine
Internship Davenport Osteopathic Hospital, Davenport, Idaho
Academic appointments Clinical Associate Professor, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University; William G. Sutherland Lecturer, The Cranial Academy, Chicago
Other Fellow, American Academy of Osteopathy; The Cranial Academy; American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians

William Decker, Ph.D.
Special interests
Dr. Decker is especially interested in the mind-body connection in disease development and in coping with chronic pain. Attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, job and post-traumatic stress, and high blood pressure are other areas of concern.

Certification Psychotherapy, American Board of Medical Psychotherapists; Biofeedback, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America
License Clinical psychology, State of Virginia
Doctor of Philosophy degree University of Connecticut, Storrs
Academic appointments Instructor, University of Connecticut and California State University, San Diego; Assistant Professor, Community Psychology Program, Pennsylvania State University, Middletown; Lecturer, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia; Assistant Professor, Department of Health Education, University of Maryland, College Park

Janine Blackman, M.D.

Special Interests: Dr. Blackman has particular interest in Integrative Medicine to help people with chronic health conditions such as fibromyalgia, fatigue, complex bowel disorders (irritable bowel, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis), diabetes, high cholesterol and women’s health issues (PMS, menopause symptoms, and osteoporosis).

 Board Certified: Family Practice

 Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 Graduate Degree: PhD, Epidemiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

 Internship and Residency: Department of Family Practice, Franklin Square Hospital Center, Baltimore, Maryland

 Fellowship: Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland Center for Integrative Medicine

 Academic Appointments: Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

 Other: Medical Acupuncture training, Helms Medical Institute and University of California Los Angeles

Sharon Montes, M.D.

Special interests
Dr. Montes has extensive experience in tending to women's health and conditions associated with aging. She has a particular interest in acupuncture, herbal, energetic, and nutritional therapies.  

Board certified Family medicine and Holistic Medicine with a certificate in Geriatrics
Medical degree University of Colorado
Fellowship Obstetrics and Gynecology
Residencies John Peter Smith Hospital, an affiliate of the University of Texas Southwestern in Fort Worth, Texas.
Academic Appointments Assistant Professor University of Maryland Medical School

Michelle May, M.D.

Special interests: Dr. May is a recognized expert in the non-diet and cognitive-behavioral approach to weight management. A recovered yo-yo dieter, she is the founder of the “Am I Hungry?” comprehensive non-diet weight management program.  

Board certified Family Medicine

Medical degree University of Arizona College of Medicine

Internship and Residency Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center; chief resident

Other Author of four books on the non-diet approach to weight management, including “Am I Hungry?”, “What To Do When Diets Don’t Work” and “H is for Healthy – Weight Management for Kids.” She is also a certified yoga instructor.


Monica Myklebust, M.D.

Special Interests:

Food and health. She has developed a nationally recognized nutrition tool, The Healing Foods Pyramid. She also created a Comfort TV Channel for the hospital at Michigan. She is trained in guided imagery and has developed mind-body tools for patients and health care professionals.

Board certified Family Medicine

Medical degree University of Minnesota

Residency Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota

Fellowship Program in Integrative Medicine Residential Fellowship, University of Arizona, Tucson

Academic appointments Assistant Professor, Medical Director, Center for Integrative Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Joyce Frye, DO/MBA/MSCE


Special Interests: Homeopathy, Cranial Osteopathy, Peri-operative care and nutrition: especially interested in conditions poorly treated by conventional medicine in obstetrics, women’s health, trauma recovery, and infectious disease.


Board certified Obstetrics and Gynecology and Holistic Medicine


Medical degree Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery


Residency Metropolitan Hospital (Philadelphia), Osteopathic Rotating Internship

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Fellowship Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics


Academic appointments Clinical Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology,

University of Maryland School of Medicine