048: Dr. Scott Jacobson: Functional Medicine, Direct Primary Care, and The Future of Healthcare

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About

Dr. Scott was born in Canada and grew up in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and Toronto. He graduated from the American University of the Caribbean and trained in a general surgery internship at Providence Hospital in Southfield, MI. Scott completed his residency at the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Nevada School of Medicine and has been practicing Medicine in Las Vegas for over 10 years.

Committed to finding a better way to provide quality patient care Dr. Scott worked in a Direct Primary Care model of Medicine as the Medical Director of Turntable Health and decided to continue serving his patients when the clinic closed in early 2017. He also practices Functional Medicine and has been the Medical Director of Holistic Hormones based in Summerlin since 2015. He is a medical director of his direct primary care practice, Wishing Wellness Medical. He is dedicated to providing functional medicine care as well as offering patients alternatives and lifestyle support to achieve optimum health. Dr. Scott teaches Tai Chi and Qigong and in his spare time, he enjoys snowboarding, hiking and traveling with his wife and sons.

Discussion

  • What’s wrong with the current healthcare system
  • Socio-economic factor to health
  • The Comprehensive TEAM Effort to health
  • What is Functional Medicine
  • The Downfall of randomized control trial
  • Addressing Inflammation
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong - The role of Energy Medicine
  • What is Direct Primary Care
  • The new model of healthcare
  • How Elimination diet can be beneficial
  • The Role of A.I. and technology in the future of healthcare

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