Edison de Mello, M.D., Ph.D.
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Edison de Mello, MD, PhD, is the founder and the Chief Medical Officer of The Akasha Center for integrative Medicine in Santa Monica, California. He is Family Physician and a licensed psychotherapist who practiced psychotherapy for 13 years before entering medical training. He has a strong passion for evidenced- based integrative medicine and believes that the main goal of any pratice of medicine should be for physicans to to "meet their patient before meeting their diseases"