Davi Pakter, MD
Dr. Davi Pakter is board certified in both Family and Holistic Medicine. He is a graduate of UCSD and The University of Vermont College of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Family and Community Medicine at UCSF, and has also studied Botanical Medicine, Reiki, Homeopathy, Nutrition, Preventative Medicine, and Indigenous Shamanic Ritual Healing.
Dr. Pakter was introduced to Yoga in 1997, and has been practicing and studying ever since. He later completed Registered Yoga Therapist training and teaches free community Yoga classes to both teens and adults. Dr. Pakter’s approach to Yoga is integrative, and borrows from different Yoga and healing traditions creating a dynamic synthesis, which facilitates unification of body, mind, and spirit. His mission centers on bringing holistic integrative medicine to the public sector and changing the way medicine is practiced in this country. He teaches preventative, sustainable medicine by helping people to realize their own innate healing power, the connection between their health and the environment, and to remove obstacles to their natural state of well-being.
Dr. Pakter is currently employed as Medical Director of a teen health center for Foster Youth and at the Native American Health Center, in Oakland, California. He continues to work for the Department of Public Health at the Potrero Hill Health Center, and maintains a small private practice at The Integrative Healing Clinic, in San Francisco.