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    Akilesh Palanisamy

    Akilesh Palanisamy, M.D.

    Complementary/Integrative Medicine

    Accepting new patients

    Family Medicine

    (Board Certified)
    Not Accepting new patients
    Practice limited to integrative medicine consultations (not a primary care provider)

    Offers My Health Online

    2300 California Street
    Suite 103
    San Francisco, California 94115
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    (415) 600-3503  F (415) 369-1382

    Professional Interests

    Complementary/Integrative Medicine
    ADHD/ADD, Acute and chronic infections, Anxiety, Autism, Autoimmune disorders care, Behavioral health services, Crohn's disease, Depression, Diabetes, Digestive disorders, Fatigue, Food allergies, Geriatrics, Guided imagery, Herbal medicine, Insomnia, Lifestyle management, Nutrition counseling, PTSD, Pain management,
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    Additional Information

    Dr. Palanisamy treats a wide variety of serious, chronic health conditions including: digestive issues such as irritable bowel, food and gluten sensitivities and allergies, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and intestinal yeast/Candida; autoimmune conditions including hypo/hyper-thyroid, inflammatory bowel, diabetes, and celiac disease; men’s health conditions such as hormonal issues and sexual dysfunction; women’s health concerns including breast cancer support; psycho-spiritual health such as anxiety, depression, insomnia, and coping with life transitions; stress-related issues including fatigue, neck/back/shoulder pain, poor concentration or memory, frequent colds, constant worry, and nervous habits.

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Fluent)
    Tamil (Fluent)

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    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Palanisamy's thirst for knowledge and longstanding yoga practice influenced his decision to become a physician and learn about holistic approaches. In 1999, he studied at Arya Vaidya Ayurvedic Institute in Southern India. By 2002, he started an advanced clinical internship with the renowned Ayurvedic doctor L. Mahadevan, MD, at Sarada Ayurvedic Hospital in Kanyakumari, India.

    Experience has convinced Dr. Palanisamy that the mind-body-spirit connection is integral to health and healing. He is a skilled diagnostician and works in partnership with his patients to develop personalized and comprehensive treatment plans that incorporate nutritional supplements, herbs, massage and bodywork, and mind-body techniques.

    Dr. Palanisamy is dedicated to serving the needs of patients and the community, and advancing the practice of medicine. He brings compassion and insight, along with in-depth knowledge and experience, to his evidenced-based integrative medicine practice, successfully treating a wide variety of serious, chronic health conditions.

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