Dr. Arti Chandra is a family practice physician who earned her Certification in Functional Medicine as a member of the first class of practitioners to receive this designation from The Institute for Functional Medicine. She is also Board Certified in Integrative Medicine and holds a master’s degree in Public Health.
Dr. Chandra’s passion for Functional and Integrative Medicine is driven by her long-standing commitment to reduce the burden of disease and suffering and to improve health and vitality at a population health level by identifying root causes of symptoms and disease and restoring health through healing foods and supportive lifestyle measures.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Chandra is active in community-based efforts to improve health. She is an advisor for the climate and soils health advocacy organization Kiss the Ground and faculty for their Soil Advocacy Training course and is collaborating on efforts with the Rodale Institute and the Tilth Alliance. Based on her passion for using Food as Medicine principles as a core component of her clinical care and her teaching, she partners with dieticians, chefs, community educators, and farmers, to help advance wellness for patients and communities. She also serves on the Leadership Council of the Personalized and Lifestyle Medicine Institute, and is on the Clinical Advisory, Research and Food Lab Teams for Big Bold Health, Inc.
Dr. Chandra led the functional medicine program at Providence/Swedish Medical Center in Seattle for 15 years and most recently offered part time functional/integrative medicine consultative care at Vida Integrated Health in Seattle, WA, where she continues to serve as Medical Director, and is now in private practice.