Integrative medicine is a more holistic approach to health, combining conventional medical care with other therapies. David Dunaief, MD, at Medical Compass MD in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, in New York City, and Setauket, New York, on Long Island, is an integrative medicine practice. Dr. Dunaief integrates traditional medicine with lifestyle modifications to address systemic issues that affect health. To schedule an integrative medicine appointment, call the office nearest you or request an appointment online today.
Integrative medicine is a health practice that uses conventional medicine plus other components like complementary or alternative therapies to treat health and well-being,
Medical Compass MD is an integrative medicine practice that blends lifestyle modifications with conventional therapies to promote wellness.
Dr. Dunaief emphasizes a nutrient-dense whole-food plant-based diet, fitness, and stress management. His approach takes into consideration all of the factors that affect your health and disease risk.
With integrative medicine, Dr. Dunaief aims to reverse, treat, or prevent chronic diseases as well as manage weight.
Anyone who wants to take a more proactive approach to their health, whether you have a disease or want to prevent one, benefits from integrative medicine at Medical Compass MD.
Dr. Dunaief provides chronic care management for diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. He also treats autoimmune disorders and migraines, among other disorders.
Some of the benefits patients experience from integrative medicine at Medical Compass MD include:
Many of Dr. Dunaief’s patients also report improvements in memory, vision, and stress.
Every appointment at Medical Compass MD is an hour long. At your first visit, Dr. Dunaief conducts a thorough history and physical exam. He also reviews your labs and uses a body analysis scale to measure your body composition, checking fat mass, muscle mass, body fat percentage, and hydration status.
Dr. Dunaief asks about your concerns and goals and orders new lab tests to measure your inflammatory factors and nutrient levels.
Once he has all of the lab data, you come in for a second visit to discuss the findings and your treatment plan. Dr. Dunaief focuses on lifestyle modifications to reverse disease, including the low-inflammatory foods every day (LIFE) diet.
LIFE is a whole-food, plant-based diet that is rich in nutrients to reduce inflammation and improve overall health. Dr. Dunaief has published studies on the LIFE diet in the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine (AJLM). He also recommends fitness and stress management strategies to enhance wellness.
At subsequent visits, Dr. Dunaief spends time reviewing your progress and rechecking labs, adjusting your plan as needed to optimize results.
To take control of your health, schedule an integrative medicine appointment with Dr. Dunaief at Medical Compass MD by calling or requesting an appointment online today.