I'm Tom Sult, a Medical Doctor, and Functional Medicine Practioner. I'm Elizabeth, a Registered Nurse, and Whole Life Coach
Learn more about Tom Sult, MD & Elizabeth, RN
Dr. Thomas A. Sult is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine (MD), a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP), a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM), a Diplomate of the American Board of Physician Specialties in Integrative Medicine (ABIM), and a Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). He is also an Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) Certified Practitioner and part of its faculty. As Faculty he teaches both nationally and internationally in the Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice (AFMCP) program,...Read more
What inspired me to become a wellness professional?
I'm an adventurer, I climb mountains and ski in the backcountry. This adventurous spirit has lead me to investigate why my patients were not getting well. I turned to my background in biochemistry and genetics to understand how the interplay of our genes and our environment results in our current state of health. Health (or disease) is the complex dance of this interplay. As your diet and lifestyle change so do the genes you express. Functional Medicine optimizes the totality of your lifestyle, exposures, habits, and beliefs to express the very best version of you.
How my clients describe their first visit?
From our Patient, Deb
“...after YEARS of misdiagnosis, it was not just my physical health that was a problem. It wasn’t even just my mental health. It was that my soul was damaged by all the medical and mental health professionals who used words and phrases like, “attention-seeking, psychosomatic, secondary gains, all in your head, not as sick as you think you are,” all of those things that said there was nothing wrong inside me. It is crazy making. During that whole time, I only met two doctors who did not make me feel worse. They believed something was wrong, but said they didn’t know wh...
What I say to someone who has never tried Functional Medicine?
In many ways, Functional Medicine is like what the Lipitor commercial says, AFTER A TRIAL OF DIET AND LIFESTYLE consider Lipitor. If the DIET AND LIFESTYLE are done right you will not need the Lipitor! Functional Medicine is optimizing your diet, lifestyle, exposures, habits, and beliefs to express the very best version of you.