Diego works with patients from a functional medicine perspective. He uses lab testing and a thorough intake process to discover the underlying causes of disease, and a combination of diet, supplements, botanicals, and lifestyle change to address them.
Diego, IFM candidate (The Institute of Functional Medicine), has been studying and practicing alternative medicine and wellness for more than thirty years. He did his undergraduate work at INEF Physical Education Institute in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and studied Chinese and integrative medicine at the Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He has trained with world-renowned healers and educators in a variety of disciplines throughout the U.S., and Latin America. Postgraduates studies include: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine Complementary and Integrative Medicine Program, GAPS Certified Practitioner, Functional Medicine University Certified Practitioner, Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis Certification and Kris Kresser ADAPT functional medicine certification.
Holistic Specialists Clinic Director since 2011 and Om’Echaye Integrative Medicine Center Director since 2016, he works side by side with medical doctors providing complementary and integrative treatments to hundreds of patients seeking solutions outside conventional commercial protocols.
“I know extremely well booths side of medicine. Working daily side by side with medical doctors gives me the sense of when their treatments are effective and when a functional medicine integrative approach is needed to break the cycle of chronic conditions”
Accomplished Ironman Triathlon finisher, marathon runner and overall sports and outdoors enthusiast, Diego has also expertise as a certified yoga teacher and trainer. His deep understanding of how the body functions give him a unique ability to recognize and treat chronic conditions. Diego lives in Fort Lauderdale, FL with his wife and two daughters.