Functional Medicine Meets Traditional Chinese Medicine
Virtual Appointments Now Accessible to All Florida Residents
If you're seeking a collaborative approach to address the root causes of your health issues and embrace a more holistic perspective, schedule a complimentary 15-minute phone consultation with us to determine if we're the right fit for your journey. Recognizing that everyone's health path is unique, I'll work closely with you to develop a personalized health plan aligned with your goals, aiming to move beyond symptom management. Our services encompass functional lab testing, personalized food plans, and lifestyle adjustments, utilizing supplements when necessary. I'm here to provide guidance on your path to a life where you feel your best. Let's embark on this journey together.
Meet The Dr. Levy
Dr. Melissa Levy Ellis, DACM, AP, Dipl.OM,CFMP
Meet Dr. Levy, a devoted practitioner with a profound commitment to health and wellness, specifically within the realm of functional medicine. Originally from the dynamic city of Philadelphia, she ventured to Florida to pursue her education at the University of Tampa. Driven by an early passion for health and fitness, she engaged in competitive basketball during her childhood, laying the groundwork for her journey into the world of fitness and personal training.
However, it was a personal health journey that reshaped Dr. Levy's life. Encountering acupuncture and holistic medicine, she underwent a transformative experience that motivated her to become a Doctor of Acupuncture and a Functional Medicine Practitioner.
Armed with numerous certifications, including Functional Medicine, Pain Reprocessing Therapy, 200-hour yoga, health coaching, personal training, group fitness, and acupuncture point injection therapy, Dr. Levy is well-prepared to deliver comprehensive care to her patients.
As a board-certified diplomate of Oriental Medicine by NCCAOM and a licensed Acupuncture Physician in Florida, she established IWC in 2019 with a vision of creating a healing sanctuary, particularly for those who have lost hope. Her evidence-based practice model integrates patient values, the best research evidence, and her clinical expertise to provide exceptional care.
Dr. Levy's mission extends beyond treatment; she is dedicated to educating all her patients about the advantages of leading a holistic life. Every interaction is an opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of her patients, and she approaches this with unwavering dedication and care.
We Work With
Gut Health Conditions
Allergies and Food Sensitivities
Overall Health and Wellness
Initial Virtual Consultation
This initial virtual consultation integrates Functional Medicine, Foundational Medicine, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. During this one-hour virtual or in person session, we will comprehensively address your health concerns and review your medical history, both past and present. Together with your provider, you will devise a personalized plan of action, encompassing supplement protocols, dietary adjustments, lifestyle changes, and recommended lab tests. This service is designed for individuals seeking a thorough exploration of their health concerns, those fatigued by persistent illness, or those aiming to proactively enhance and optimize their well-being. The cost of this consultation is $275, excluding any additional charges for labs or supplements.
Virtual Follow-Up Consultation
The follow-up appointment is a focused 30-minute session aimed at revisiting and refining your personalized treatment plan established during the initial consultation. This session will allow you to discuss your progress, address any challenges or questions, and make adjustments to your plan as needed. It's an opportunity to fine-tune the strategies laid out in your initial consultation, ensuring that your health journey remains on track. This follow-up service is priced at $135, providing you with continued support and guidance on your path to optimal well-being.