Our Integrative Medicine Physician

Dr. Esther Konigsberg

Dr. Esther Konigsberg

What is Integrative Medicine?

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“Integrative Medicine” means that the best of conventional medicine is integrated with the best of complementary and alternative therapies that are supported by scientific evidence.

What are the benefits?

Integrative Medicine reduces reliance on medications, hospitalizations and surgery while optimizing health, wellness and vitality.

What can I expect?

Dr. Konigsberg takes the time to listen and understand who you are and works with you to create a customized, proactive, long-term health plan to address your health concerns and achieve your goals. The process appreciates the innate potential you have for self-repairing and healing. Complementary and alternative treatments will be offered to supplement whatever other treatments, drugs and/or surgical interventions you may require. Dr. Konigsberg is happy to consult and collaborate with your other physicians and health care providers.

Personalized Integrative Medicine Services

 

Expert Personalized Integrative Medicine Services

Designed for Your Optimal Health:

Our health experiences are right for you if you want to:

  • Boost your overall level of energy and well-being and prevent illness.
  • Need help and support to incorporate healthier habits and life skills.
  • Reduce reliance on pharmaceuticals.
  • Address a chronic condition such as digestive issues, diabetes, autoimmune illness, high blood pressure,lung and heart disease, pain, depression, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, or weight management with natural, integrative approaches.
  • Address under active thyroid function with bio-identical thyroid hormone therapy (BHRT).
  • Use Low-dose Naltrexone (LDN) for Fibromyalgia, M.S., Crohn’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease and other autoimmune illnesses.
  • Use natural approaches to deal with preconception and the challenges of pregnancy, optimizing your own and your baby’s health.
  • Deal with peri/menopausal symptoms with natural approaches and custom compounded bio-identical hormones, restoring declining hormones.
  • Use custom compounded bioidentical hormones, including testosterone to deal with symptoms of andropause and restore declining hormones.
  • Prevent breast cancer and osteoporosis with natural, integrative approaches.
  • Prevent chronic diseases such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes and dementia.
  • Address a major medical event, such as surgery, cancer, or a heart attack and ensure that healing is a complete physical, emotional and spiritual experience.
  • Guidance through the confusing and sometimes overwhelming conventional healthcare system.

The IMCI Consulting Program

Our Medical Director, Dr. Esther Konigsberg, will provide personalized integrative medicine services designed to help you realize your best possible health:

  • An overall health and wellness review by Dr. Esther Konigsberg, including your medical history, personal experiences, beliefs and goals. Dr. Konigsberg values working in partnership with you to establish a healing relationship.
  • A customized preventative approach, addressing lifestyle factors that influence wellbeing, analyzing your personal health risks, and dealing with issues before they grow to negatively impact health.
  • A personalized, proactive, long-term health plan provided in a form that is useful and effective designed to maximize your vitality and help you live life to its fullest.
  • Advice tailored specifically for you on using more natural therapies while minimizing invasive treatments such as medications and surgery where appropriate. Therapies include: bioidentical hormones including testosterone, DHEA and thyroid hormone, low-dose naltrexone (LDN), nutrition, the APO-E Perfect Gene Diet, supplements, herbs, life coaching and counselling, physical activity, meditation and mind-body techniques.
  • Coordinating care provided by members of the complementary and alternative health care professional team.
  • Consulting and working collaboratively with your primary care physicians at your request.

Note: Clients should have a personal physician or we will attempt to find one for you to work collaboratively in your best interest with your integrative medical consultant.

Integrative medicine consulting fees are not a benefit of the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP).