Diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
Alex Zaphiris, MD, MS practices Integrative Family Medicine in the Mission District in San Francisco.Through bridging together the best of evidence-based western medicine and integrative modes of healing, she helps patients with a wide variety of concerns including:depression/anxiety, insomnia, women's health issues, opiate addiction, weight lossand musculoskeletal injuries.
Alongside conventional western medicine, she is trained in Classical Homeopathy and Osteopathic Medicine, including Cranial Osteopathy, which is the original lineage of Craniosacral therapy.
Dr. Zaphiris is a graduate of the UCSF School of Medicine and has a Masters of Science from UC Berkeley.She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Osteopathy, the Cranial Academy and the National Center for Homeopathy. She is a current Fellow in the University of Arizona Integrative Medicine Fellowship.
As Clinical Faculty at UCSF in the Department of Family and Community Medicine and a Clinical Instructor at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine, she enjoys teaching the next generation of medical students.She maintains medical privileges at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.
Outside of clinical practice and academic medicine, she enjoys bicycling around SF, participating in the SF Bicycle Coalition and supporting restaurants which serve healthy local food.