About Joanne Pizzino M.D.
Joanne Pizzino M.D. is a graduate of Ohio State Medical School. She completed residency training with the Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas. Dr. Pizzino is a diplomate certified in Integrative Medicine and also board-certified in Preventive/Occupational Medicine.
She was board-certified in Family Medicine for 24 years. She is a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
She has helped empower people to heal themselves through Integrative Medicine since 1997. She has taught a Functional Medicine course at the University of North Carolina Program on Integrative Medicine since 2010.
She is accredited in medical acupuncture through UCLA. She certified as a Preventive Aging Health Coach through Health Coach Training and HealthCoachingU.
Dr. Pizzino approaches health care from a holistic paradigm that integrates mind, body and spirit in healing. In addition to over 20 years of clinical experience in treating occupational health concerns and other ambulatory problems, she now practices Integrative Medicine utilizing a variety of complementary and alternative therapies, including Medical Acupuncture, Reiki, Interactive Guided Imagery, Functional Medicine, condition-specific nutrition, vibrational medicine and botanical medicine. A special interest is enhancing the effectiveness of allopathic therapies with mind-body and spiritual techniques. Her avocations include a passion for exploring the world’s cultures, and the land and seas that surround them with her husband.
About Karen Saylor, FNP-BC
Karen Saylor, FNP-BC is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in nursing studies (BSN), at Duke University on a 4 year gymnastics scholarship. For over 30 years she worked as a registered nurse in Neonatal Intensive Care, Public Health, ENT and Allergy.
Following a medical mission trip to Honduras, she went back to graduate school at UNC Chapel Hill in NC, earning her Master’s degree in Nursing, graduating with top honors, as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2012.
Karen has many years of experience specializing in allergies, food sensitivities, thyroid conditions, chemical and mold toxicities. She also specializes in women’s issues, including nutrition and weight loss counseling, testing and treatments for micronutrient deficiencies, food sensitivities and contraception maintenance.
In addition to those specialties, she has experience treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Benign Positional Vertigo (BPPV), IBS, thyroid disorders, and Candida overgrowth.
Karen brings her background in Functional and Integrative Medicine to Whole Health Solutions where she focuses on the whole body for wellness. She utilizes integrative methods for healing, including detoxification, stress reduction, weight loss/nutrition, gut inflammation and healing, and natural blood sugar balancing. Karen is a certified Yoga Hatha, Prenatal and Pilate’s instructor.
Raleigh bioidentical hormone experts, Joanne Pizzino, M.D. and Karen Saylor, F.N.P. at Whole Health Solutions are extremely qualified to provide you with the high-quality care and attention necessary to heal your body and bring you back into balance. To learn more about how their customized Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy programs can best benefit you, call their Cary based clinic today for a consultation!