Integrative Medicine

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego

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Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in San Diego

The Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine offers the best of conventional and complementary medicine. We believe there are many paths to healing and that holistic health is a cohesive balance of mind, body and spirit. Through clinical research, patient education and the design of healing medicine programs combined with preventive health. Our experts blend evidence-based complementary and alternative therapies with conventional Western medicine in a “best of both worlds” approach to treating disease, healing and improving health.

Wellness programs & services

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Wellness programs & services

Integrative care at Scripps

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Integrative care at Scripps

Learn about the philosophy at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine.


Watch a video featuring our medical director, Christopher Suhar, MD, and our other experts and patients.

Our location

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine is located on the Torrey Pines Mesa at the Shiley Pavilion on North Torrey Pines Road. Get directions to the center.

Health and wellness classes

Health and wellness classes

Scripps Center for Integrative medicine offers a variety of health and wellness classes that focus on nurturing the whole person. Find an integrative medicine class.

Scripps experts take holistic approach to health

At Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, we take a “whole person” approach to health and wellness. We believe that health is dynamic, continually influenced by how we live our lives and how we relate to the world around us. And, we believe that healing starts from within.


Because there is no magic pill for health and well-being, the road to healing requires a diverse, collaborative team of integrative medicine professionals dedicated to treating mind, body and spirit.


From physicians and nurses trained at the country’s most prestigious medical centers to our full spectrum of licensed and certified practitioners in allopathic and alternative medicine, the center’s specialists are at the forefront of integrative medicine.

Conditions and symptoms we treat

We care for people with cancer, diabetes, stress, women’s health issues, and many other health concerns.


We empower you to promote your own healing with a full range of conventional and complementary treatments and therapies. Through clinical research, education, prevention, and lifestyle changes, you’ll discover powerful new ways to take control of your health.

Why choose Scripps for Integrative Medicine

We take a "whole person" approach to your health

…where health is enriched by knowledge and practice, both ancient and modern.

…where the most advanced medical science and compassion meet mind, body and spirit.

…where the ultimate goal is wellness, vitality and quality of life.


Collaboration from East to West

From the moment you walk through the doors of the health and healing center, you sense that the integrative approach is unlike any other.


Because there is no magic pill for health and well-being, the road to healing requires a diverse, collaborative team of integrative medicine professionals dedicated to treating mind, body and spirit.


Who we serve

We care for people with cancer, diabetes, stress, women’s health issues and many other health concerns.


We empower you to promote your own healing with a full range of conventional and complementary treatments and therapies. Through clinical research, education, prevention and lifestyle changes, you’ll discover powerful new ways to take control of your health.

Meet the director

Dr. Christopher Suhar, director of the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine, is passionate about blending conventional western medicine with a whole person approach.

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