Meet our Team

Functional Medicine Physicians

Our team of physicians are Board Certified and have extensive training in Functional, Integrative and Nutritional Medicine. We follow the latest research, and constantly update our methods as new, scientifically based therapies and tests become available.

Founder & Director
MARK HYMAN, MD

Founder of The UltraWellness Center, is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by harnessing the power of Functional Medicine to transform healthcare. Dr. Hyman is a practicing family physician, the Medical Director at Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine, and a multi-time #1 New York Times Bestselling author.

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Medical Director / Functional Medicine Physician
ELIZABETH BOHAM, MD, MS, RD

is Board Certified in Family Medicine from Albany Medical School, and she is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner and the Medical Director of The UltraWellness Center. Dr. Boham lectures on a variety of topics, including Women’s Health and Breast Cancer Prevention, insulin resistance, heart health, weight control and allergies. She is on the faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine.

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Functional Medicine Physician
George Papanicolaou, DO

is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medical School. Through his 18 years in practice, he has developed a philosophy and a way of caring for patients that he refers to as Whole Life Wellness. He focuses on patient-centered care where he listens to patient's history and personal needs to be able to partner with them to create an individualized treatment plan.

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Functional Medicine Physician
TODD LEPINE, MD

graduated from Dartmouth Medical School and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine,
specializing in Integrative Functional Medicine, and has advanced clinical training through the Institute for Functional Medicine.  He has been practicing Functional Medicine for over 15 years focusing on Optimal Aging, Bio-Detoxification, Gastrointestinal Health, Systemic Inflammation, Autoimmune disorders and the Neurobiology of mood and cognitive disorders.

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Functional Medicine Physician Assistant
KRISTIN BOYT MHS, PA-C

earned her Masters in Health Sciences from Duke University and is trained in Functional and Integrative Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine. In addition, she has training in energy healing and is currently pursuing a certification in biodynamic craniosacral therapy. Prior to joining The UltraWellness Center, Kristin worked for several years in primary/urgent care and for ten years in Cardiac Electrophysiology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

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FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE NUTRITIONISTS

Our Nutritionists have been uniquely trained and have many years of experience integrating the science and art of Functional Nutrition Therapy. We understand that giving you a generic diet plan based on a medical diagnosis is simply not enough to foster optimal healing. Our nutritionists create personalized plans, tailored to each patient.

Nutrition Director / Functional Medicine Nutritionist
MAGGIE WARD, MS, RDN, LDN

is the Nutrition Director at The UltraWellness Center and holds a Master’s degree in Nutrition from Bastyr University and ongoing clinical training through the Institute for Functional Medicine. She focuses on food allergies, digestive disorders, inflammatory conditions, pediatrics and sports nutrition.

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Functional Medicine Nutritionist
LISA Dreher, MS, RDN, LDN

is a registered dietitian who received a Masters degree in Nutrition and Integrative Health from the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She has experience working with adolescents and their families dealing with complex gastrointestinal conditions. She has additional training through Center for Mind Body Medicine and the Institute for Functional Medicine.

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Functional Medicine Nutritionist
Eileen Boté, RD, LDN, IFNCP

is a registered dietitian who received a Bachelors of Science degree in nutrition from the University of New Hampshire. In addition, she recently completed an accredited certificate of training program through the Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy. The intensive year- long instruction combined a systems biology approach to health with an in-depth concentration on root cause of disease, coupled with therapeutic dietary treatment, and stress management techniques.

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Functional Medicine Nutritionist
DEBORAH PHILLIPS, MS, LDN, CHES

is a licensed dietetic nutritionist and certified health education specialist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from Cornell University and a Master’s degree from Russell Sage College. Deb has additional training in Functional and Integrative Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine.

Functional Medicine Nutritionist
KATHIE SWIFT, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND, EBQ

holds a Master’s degree in Food and Nutrition from Arizona State University. Before joining Dr. Hyman at The UltraWellness Center in 2005, Kathie spearheaded the Functional Medicine program at Canyon Ranch in Lenox, MA, where she served as Nutrition Director for 10 years.

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Support Team

Our team is here to support you throughout the journey and make sure you are set up for success.

Clinical Care Director / Functional Medicine Registered Nurse
Catherine Willows, RN, BA, IBCLC

Catherine draws her knowledge and wisdom from many years of work in health care as a registered nurse, systems change agent, holistic health practitioner, nurse educator/ navigator, and board certified lactation consultant. Catherine’s clinical nursing service has included hospice, maternity care, psychiatric nursing, and home health nursing. Wellness promotion has long been a passion for Catherine, to which she has devoted years of study.

Functional Medicine Registered Nurse
Lisa Nicotera, DC, RN

is a Registered Nurse, Doctor of Chiropractic and Certified Functional Medicine Health Coach. After many years practicing Chiropractic medicine and nursing she developed a deeper interest in Functional Medicine and the value of the therapeutic relationship in health care. She has advanced training in Functional Medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine.

Her pursuit in healing began at the age of 15 when she enrolled in training that included guided imagery, distance healing and meditation. This launched a lifelong quest in the healing arts and personal development resulting in the accumulation of broad and diverse knowledge.

Clinical Specialist / Functional Medicine Registered Nurse
Marina Vandenbergh, RN, BSN

Marina is a Functional Medicine Nurse, Wellness Coach, and Integrative Therapist. An educator and advocate at heart, Marina brings her extensive experience to help individuals shift their experience of wellness. Marina earned her degree in nursing from New York University, in addition to an undergraduate degree in psychology. She has completed all core training modules with the Institute for Functional Medicine, as well as the Wellcoaches Core Coach training and the Urban Zen Integrative Therapy (UZIT) which focused on the healing modalities of yoga therapy, Reiki, essential oil therapy, and contemplative care.

Functional Medicine LPN
Adonica Nichols, LPN

is a Licensed Practical Nurse who graduated from the Waynesville School of Practical Nursing in 2016. She has experience in geriatrics, as well as being a nursing assistant. As a former member of the United States Army as well as being a spouse of a retired veteran, she has traveled in and out of the country and experienced a variety of cultures.

Functional Medicine Registered Nurse
BAILEY SHERAN, RN

earned a Bachelors of Science in nursing from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and completed their accelerated second bachelor’s nursing program. She is experienced in acute care as a float nurse - primarily in the medical/surgical, oncology and telemetry floors, as well as the psychology unit. Through her own diagnosis of a neuroendocrine tumor at the age of 18, Bailey developed a passion to become a nurse and an interest in Functional Medicine.

Resource RN/ Functional Medicine Registered Nurse
Jiori Orfanos RN, BSN

Since graduating from Indiana University her focus has been specializing in Functional Medicine and finding ways to bring what she learns to the underserved in her community. Her passion is working as a health coach, empowering individuals, creating a safe space to fall off the path and get back on again, walking alongside them in their journey to health and reminding them of the importance of fun and laughter.

Stress Management Specialist
Sudha Carolyn Lundeen

has been working in the Healing Arts for over 30 years as Registered Nurse, Meditation and Stress Management Specialist, Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach, Workshop leader, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Yoga Therapist. She works with patients to create a personalized stress management plan. Sudha’s personal experience with breast cancer combined with 10 years in clinical nursing lends a sensitivity and broad knowledge base to her teaching style that is described as welcoming, humorous and healing.

Patient Care Team & Lab

Our Patient Care team will be part of your journey from start to finish. They will help you determine what type of appointment fits your needs and will be there to answer questions throughout your journey

Patient Care Coordinator
Ann Grande
Patient Care Coordinator
Doreen Soha
Patient Care Coordinator
Ashley Barile
Patient Care Coordinator
Janet Chapman
Lab Coordinator
Nancy Decelles
Lab Technician and Phlebotomist
Tiffany Beltran