Western Medicine Practitioners

Melissa R. Kaufman, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Urology, A-1302 Medical Center North Nashville, TN 37232

Dr. Kaufman specializes in, among others, female urology and sees many chronic UTI patients. She advocates for mindful use of antibiotics and focuses on addressing the underlying dysbacteriosis when developing a treatment plan for chronic UTI. 

Lisa N. Hawes, M.D.

7625 Maple Lawn Blvd #210, Fulton, MD 20759

Dr. Hawes has been a practicing general urologist since 2004 and specializes in female urologic conditions including incontinence, pelvic prolapse, urinary tract infections and interstitial cystitis. She also focuses on kidney stone conditions and disease. Dr. Hawes is a frequent speaker on female urologic conditions such as urinary incontinence, overactive bladder (OAB), and pelvic floor issues in women.

Michael Hsieh, MD

111 Michigan Avenue, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20010

Dr. Hsieh’s research focus lies in Microbiology and in his practice he specializes in Pediatric urology. As a result of his research focus, Dr. Hsieh regularly work with chronic UTI patients.

Functional Medicine Practitioners

Center For Functional Medicine | Cleveland Clinic

Center for Functional Medicine, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Q-2, Cleveland, OH 44195

Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Functional Medicine is a collaboration between Cleveland Clinic and the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), led by Mark Hyman, MD, Chairman of IFM, founder of The UltraWellness Center, and New York Times best-selling author.

Dr. Eliza Klearman

105 Edwards Village Blvd., Edwards, CO 81632

Dr. Eliza Klearman, an expert in natural and holistic medicine. 

  • ND- Doctorate in Naturopathy from the National University of Natural Medicine 2004.
  • Registered as Naturopathic Doctor (ND or RND) by the State of Colorado.
  • MSOM- Master of Science Oriental Medicine from National University of Natural Medicine 2004.
  • Licensed as Acupuncturist (LAc) by the State of Colorado.

Dr. Sadaty, Gynecology and Integrative Medicine

55 Bryant Ave, Roslyn, NY 11576

Dr. Sadaty specializes in all aspects of women’s healthcare. She offers a comprehensive approach to gynecology,  health and wellness, cosmetic procedures, as well as a functional medicine program designed to suit women’s growing health care needs. Dr. Sadaty speaks English and Spanish fluently.

Ruth Kriz, MSN, APRN

2604 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC  20008

Ruth Kriz, MSN, APRN is a nurse practitioner in private practice in Washington, DC, specializing in interstitial cystitis. She has 30 years of experience within the interstitial cystitis community in research and treatment including a funded national study presented at an NIH technical conference.