Malaika Woods, MD, MPH of Dr. Woods Wellness Receives Institute for Functional Medicine Practitioner Certification

Lee’s Summit, MO – 17 January, 2018 – Malaika Woods, MD, MPH has been certified by the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) as a Certified Practitioner.  Functional Medicine determines how and why illness occurs and restores health by addressing the root causes of disease for each individual. IFM Certified Practitioners are specialists who undergo rigorous training and an extensive examination process to achieve this designation. This designation represents the highest level of achievement in the medical specialty of functional medicine.

The Institute for Functional Medicine States: The Functional Medicine model is an individualized, patient-centered, science-based approach that empowers patients and physicians to work together to address the underlying causes of disease and promote optimal wellness. It requires a detailed understanding of each patient’s genetic, biochemical, and lifestyle factors and leverages that data to direct personalized treatment plans that lead to improved patient outcomes.

Malaika Woods, MD, MPH is also board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as Obesity Medicine. Dr. Woods says: “The human body is divinely designed and has a great capacity to heal itself. We just need to learn how to fuel the body with what it needs. I am excited to use my knowledge of integrative functional medicine, bioidentical hormones and weight loss to help women discover the root causes of their illnesses and unlock their body’s full potential.”

If you would like to learn more about Dr. Malaika Woods and her practice, visit: or call 816-888-5200

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Company Name: Dr. Woods Wellness
Contact Person: Kristyl Boaz
Phone: 816-888-5200
Address:4963 NE Goodview Circle, Suite C
City: Lee\’s Summit
State: MO 64064
Country: United States