Shilpa P. Saxena, MD

SHILPA P. SAXENA, MD, is a board-certified family physician with over 10 years of experience practicing integrative and functional medicine. Inspired to create a doctor’s office that offered all the meaningful components of health and care 11 years ago, she founded SevaMed Institute. After running a successful insurance-based office for 9 years, she transformed her practice model to a retainer-based structure combining high-tech and high-touch patient care. SevaMed also proudly houses a teaching kitchen and a fitness center, and features an integrative care team focused on optimizing a perfect mixture of personalized medicine and coaching to change patient behavior and reverse disease.

A diverse teacher, she is on the clinical faculty for the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, George Washington University, and the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine Family Medicine and Community Health.  Dr. Saxena enjoys bringing unique practice management and clinical implementation solutions to audiences around the world in her classic 'keep it simple' style.  Her current mission is to share her successful lifestyle-based, group-visit model through her library of Group Visit Toolkits. She enjoys helping others build healthier practices clinically, operationally, and financially, helping them create the medicine of the future.

Dr. Saxena's other creative endeavors include creating an award-winning patient education website, authoring a cookbook called The Ingredients Matter: India, and organizing unique community education experiences to best serve her community and beyond.