As a board-certified Family Medicine physician, Dr. Ariane Cometa loves to work with the whole family. She has been practicing Integrative Family Medicine for more than 25 years and has helped thousands of people move towards optimum Health and Wellness. The integration of conventional medical training and complementary medical education provide Dr. Cometa with the flexibility to structure each patient’s medical experience to meet their individual needs. She is a physician who practices Integrative Medicine through a Mind-Body approach. By blending her Integrative Medical training with her knowledge of Mind Body Medicine, there are no patients who will not benefit from her medical expertise.
Dr. Cometa has had extensive training in Integrative Medicine, including but not limited to Nutritional Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine and she is an expert in the prescribing of Bio-Identical Hormones.
Some of her mentors are Dr. Christiane Northrup, Dr. Jonathan Wright, Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Norman Shealy, Dr. Bernie Siegel, Dr. Patch Adams, Dr. David Perlmutter and Dr. Oz. She was fortunate to meet and study with these doctors and many more throughout her medical and residency training. Exposure to great holistically minded physicians provided Dr. Cometa with the support she needed to study and integrate complementary therapies into her conventional medical training.
Dr. Cometa’s Approach
As a physician, Dr. Cometa can and will prescribe medications when necessary, but she prefers to institute natural alternatives to medications whenever possible.
Why You Can Trust Dr. Cometa
- 1992 - Dr. Cometa graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA.
- 1995 - She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
- Dr. Cometa then entered private practice and began to blend her training in complementary and conventional medicine to create an Integrative Medicine practice.
- 1999 - Dr. Cometa established the Cometa Wellness Center