Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine

Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine

After an interview and examination, physicians from the Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center of Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia provide recommendations for treatment to a patient.


Jefferson-Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine
925 Chestnut Street, Suite 120
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

Daniel Monti, MD, Director

Telephone: 215-955-2221
Web Site: www.jeffersonhospital.org/cim

 

About our Center

The Jefferson–Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine, a part of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Thomas Jefferson University, is a clinical practice bridging mainstream medicine to promising complementary therapies and an academic program promoting research and education in the field of integrative medicine.

We offer a wide range of healing approaches in conjunction with conventional medical care, with the goal of addressing the whole person-- body, mind, and spirit. Our team of highly trained and experienced physicians, therapists and nurses work closely together to provide an integrated health approach that is thoughtfully tailored to the needs of each individual patient.


 

Specialized Programs

Integrative Pain Program

This program is an integrated synthesis of several types of pain specialists, including physicians trained in physical and rehabilitative medicine, body workers, oriental medicine practitioners, and experts on diet, nutrition, and stress management.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program

This program is designed to cultivate a sense of inner peacefulness, decrease distress levels, and increase wellness and quality of life.

Integrative Cancer Care Program

A wide range of supportive and complementary cancer therapies are tailored to the individual needs of the patient and done in conjunction with regular oncological care.

Menopause and Osteoporosis Program

A variety of natural and integrative approaches are used to manage symptoms and problems caused by hormonal imbalances.  

Oriental Medicine (OM) Program

Originally derived from the traditional Chinese medical system, our OM program offers a complete spectrum of services to treat a wide variety of health issues.


 

Therapies Offered

  • Nutritional Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Homeopathy
  • Massage and Structural Integration Techniques
  • Physical Medicine and Trigger Point Therapies
  • Oriental Medicine (including Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture)
  • Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga, Qigong
  • Psychological Services


 

Education

The center offers a variety of patient education opportunities including an online library, Web casts, demonstrations and lectures.