WFP HealthTalk: What is Integrative Medicine Anyway?

HolisticMedicine_StonesonlyListen to WFP HealthTalk Radio podcast with guest Dr. Stephen Weiss of New Mexico-based Holistic Medicine Heals and learn about the practice of integrative medicine — what it is, how it is practiced and how it can benefit you and your family.

Dr. Stephen P. Weiss practices Holistic/Integrative Medicine at his private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is a recognized expert in this field.

A former owner and Medical Director of the Treehouse Center of Integrative Medicine, Stephen artfully combines alternative approaches such as Classical Homeopathy, Herbology, Nutrition, Detoxification and Spiritual Counseling with conventional Family Practice, in which he is Board Certified.  A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Swarthmore College, Dr. Weiss received his M.D. from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed a three year residency in Family Practice at West Jersey Hospital, Voorhees, N.J., a University of Pennsylvania affiliate.  He co-authored scientific papers in reputable scientific journals before pursuing extensive post-graduate training in Complementary Medicine. He then graduated from the Ayurvedic Institute in 1992, the New Mexico Herb Institute in 1994, the Academy for Classsical Homeopathy, Van Nuys, CA in 1995, with Honors, and Jeremy Sherr’s Dynamis School of Advanced Homeopathic Studies in 2004.

Dr. Weiss has appeared on radio with Gary Null, in newspapers and magazines such as The Washington Post and Vegetarian Times and on TV including the Channel 13 Ten o’clock news and a live interview on MSNBC with John Gibson (Crosstalk). Voted a Top Doc in 2006 by his peers in Albuquerque the Magazine, he has also served as a host of KUNM’s SAGE Health on Call (New Mexico Public Radio), and has been a guest on the show several times.

Dr. Weiss is Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, where he teaches Medical Students and Residents the art and science of Integrative Medicine, and he has lectured at various U.S. Medical Schools.

Dr. Weiss sees clients of all ages from infants to seniors and treats the whole person, not just their disease. When not assisting patients in the office, he can be found hiking the Sandias, dancing, writing short stories and poetry, at Satsangs (Sanskrit for Gatherings in Truth) and joyfully exploring life’s countless mysteries.  For more information about Dr. Weiss and his practice, please visit