By Michael Tetreault, Editor, Concierge Medicine Today and Host, The DocPreneur Leadership Podcast
As we continue to unpack and educate Physicians and Patients about infectious diseases, the flu, COVID-19 or Coronavirus, we sit down today with Dr. Susan Wilder. Her medical education, military training, and unique areas of expertise have prepared her, her team and Patients to address such national concerns.
Dr. Wilder is Board-Certified in Family Medicine and a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner. She earned a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine, has advanced training in Clinical Genomics, completed a fellowship in Faculty Development at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and attended the Air Force’s School of Aerospace Medicine. She studied meditation with Deepak Chopra, brain health with Dr. Daniel Amen, human motivation with Tony Robbins, and Functional Medicine with Dr. Mark Hyman. Dr. Wilder has served on the faculty of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She currently teaches medical students from The University of Arizona and Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences.
“I founded LifeScape to provide a completely different kind of healthcare; one that focused on the totality of you,” says Dr. Susan Wilder. “Our award-winning practice puts patients first. We go well beyond simply throwing prescriptions at a problem, and look at the root causes of illness.”
Dr. Wilder practices full-spectrum Family Medicine including well-woman, men’s health, pediatric and adolescent care, and geriatrics. She has written several textbook chapters and journal articles with specific emphasis on “patient centered” medicine and addressing the underlying causes of illness while reducing reliance on medications. Dr. Wilder has special expertise in evidence-based nutritional and lifestyle interventions, hormone management, and advanced nutritional and genetic testing. She emphasizes collaborative, transformative care striving to make chronic disease obsolete.