Dr. Dave grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He attended Virginia Tech where he graduated Cum Laude with a B.S. in Biology. He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha, the national honor medical society. He completed a family medicine residency program at Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital in Greensboro, NC and went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the same institution. During the fellowship he was a team physician for several high schools and colleges. Dr. Dave works hard to establish a partnership with his patients. This relationship is built on mutual respect, compassion, and bilateral accountability. He stresses the importance of life balance and nutritional integrity as the pillars to achieving and maintaining wellness.
Dr. Su is a long practicing integrative physician, originally trained as a nurse! Her interests are all aspects of integrative medicine. She is a Phi Beta Kappa â€‹graduate of UCLA and graduated UC Irvine Medical School in 1979. Following medical school, she trained in Family Practice. Dr. Su was educated in acupuncture in China in the 1980s and still actively practices the art.
Dr. Melissa has been practicing medicine for 30 years. She has a unique style of practice which utilizes methods of natural healing and complimentary medicine; while integrating her knowledge of traditional medicine. Leslie Medical Center also operates as an alternative medical practice under the auspices of The Institute of Alternative Medicine.
Her knowledge of chelation and IV therapies is vast and she has helped thousands of people regain their health.
She has been a diplomat of The American College for Advancement in Medicine since 1987.
She has served on the Board of Directors since 1992 and was the Founding Chairman of its institutional review board.
She was board certified in Chelation Therapy by The American Board of Chelation Therapy in 1988.
She is a member of The American Preventitive Medical Association and served on its Board of Directors from its inception from 1993-1995.
Dr. Taliaferro has been a member of The International Bio-Oxidative Medicine Foundation since 1990. She was also the founding member of the Board of Directors for The American Board of Oxidative Medicine in 1995.
She has also been a member of The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons since 1993.
“At the Waller Wellness Center, we are passionate about helping you live every day to the fullest,enjoying your life in optimum health and vitality. Whether you are currently suffering from undiagnosed illness, have received unsuccessful treatments for your symptoms or are just seeking a moreproactive way to ensure your future health, the Waller Wellness Center offers the highest level of personalized care to meet your goals.We are a healthcare practice for the 21st Century, with a science-based, natural approach that combines conventional medicine with advanced Functional Medicine and Anti-Aging principles and therapies. Our quest to make a true difference in the lives of our patients means we commit a different level of time, energy and dedication than is common in the medical field today. Ultimately,this commitment is what enables us to help you rebuild, maintain and maximize your health and wellness naturally.We invite you to learn more about our practice by visiting our website at http://www.WallerWellness.com and look forward to helping you on your journey to optimum health.”
Dr. Weirs is in his second year of practicing Environmental Medicine and is a fellow-elect in the American Academy of Environmental Medicine. He is also a fellow-in-training with the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Weirs is board certified in Emergency Medicine, having practiced for over 10 years, gaining valuable exposure to many different kinds of patients and clinical problems. He is also a fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Weirs has attained certification in Age Management Medicine from Cenegenics. His bachelorâ€™s degree in Psychology, as well as a second degree in Outdoor Education, are from Georgia College & State University. Dr. Weirs earned his medical degree from Mercer University School of Medicine in 2003.
Established in 1973 by Dr. Jonathan V. Wright, a well-known pioneer in natural medicine, researcher, author and speaker, Tahoma Clinic has provided evidence-based natural treatments to thousands of patients in the Puget Sound area and across the nation. Now with three locations in the Puget Sound area, the Tahoma Clinics continue to meet the needs of patients searching for a multi-faceted approach to health care. Based on over 50,000 medical journal articles and 35 years of clinical experience, Tahoma Clinic has observed many times that symptoms often yield to the application of nature’s remedies.
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With Dr. Jonathan V. Wright serving as Medical Director over all clinics, product store, and our on-site laboratory, patients can rest assured they will receive the benefit of his wisdom, extensive medical research, and commitment to quality in all recommended treatments. Tahoma Clinics are conveniently located in Tukwila, North Seattle, and Redmond. Please contact us today to see how we can help you reach your health goals!