Meet Dr. Rubina

The story of Brain-Gut and ADHD Center

My decision to establish a functional medicine practice focused on Brain-Gut health and ADHD was born out of a deeply personal and transformative journey that unfolded several years ago. At that time, my life was marked by a relentless struggle against a trifecta of debilitating conditions: ADHD, insomnia, and gut issues. These challenges had cast a long shadow over my daily existence, leaving me feeling trapped in a never-ending cycle of frustration and exhaustion. Conventional medical approaches offered me little respite, and it was at my lowest point that I serendipitously stumbled upon the paradigm-shifting concept of functional medicine.

Functional medicine, with its holistic approach that views the human body as a complex, interconnected system, stood in stark contrast to the symptom-centric approach of traditional medicine. It aimed not merely to alleviate symptoms but to delve deep into the root causes of health issues. Inspired by this new perspective, I embarked on a journey of self-discovery and healing. Through extensive research and consultations with skilled functional medicine practitioners, I unearthed the profound interplay between brain health, gut health, and ADHD. Armed with this newfound knowledge, I set forth on a holistic healing path that involved optimizing my gut microbiome, embracing transformative dietary and lifestyle changes, and exploring the therapeutic potential of natural remedies. The metamorphosis I underwent during this process was nothing short of miraculous. My focus sharpened, my mood stabilized, and my overall well-being soared to new heights. This life-altering experience ignited an unwavering passion within me to extend a helping hand to others grappling with similar challenges.

With an ardent desire to share the hope and transformation I had experienced, I made the resolute decision to establish a functional medicine practice dedicated to Brain-Gut health and ADHD. This was not just a career choice; it was a calling. My vision was clear: to provide individuals with personalized, comprehensive care that would empower them on their unique paths to healing and thriving. In the realm of functional medicine, I saw the potential to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who, like me, had once felt trapped by their ailments. My journey had transitioned from one of personal healing to one of becoming a beacon of hope and support for others navigating the complex landscape of Brain-Gut health and ADHD. Through this practice, I aim to contribute to the broader mission of transforming healthcare from a reactive system into a proactive, patient-centered approach that prioritizes holistic well-being and addresses the root causes of health challenges.

Dr Rubina Azam MD Credentials:

Dr. Rubina MD is Fellowship trained and Double Board Certified in Integrative Medicine by the American Board of Integrative Medicine as well as General Pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

She completed her Pediatric residency at Howard University Hospital in Washington, DC, and Austin Children Hospital in Texas. She then went on to complete a two year Fellowship training in integrative medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona, with world-renowned integrative medicine physician and founder of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, Dr. Andrew Weil. She is board certified by the American Board of Integrative Medicine, the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine, and the American Board of Pediatrics.

Her transition into Functional medicine was triggered by her own bout with a sudden and unexpected change in health. Despite trying many traditional medical treatments, her symptoms were worsening. It was through this personal experience that Dr Rubina started her journey of the Functional/Integrative Medicine.

Dr Rubina takes a holistic approach to care, focusing on her patient’s whole health, not just their symptoms or disease. Some of her areas of expertise include Gut and Brain disorders including but not limited to ADHD, Memory issues, Depression, Anxiety, leaky Gut, Food sensitivities and many more conditions. 

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