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The integrative providers in the CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center work with our primary care physicians to provide leading edge, integrative care for a range of conditions from chronic back pain to pre-diabetes, congestive heart failure, depression and anxiety. Each provider is fully vetted and verified to ensure you receive the safest, most effective treatment available.

Our Integrative Physicians

Kim Ariyabuddhiphongs, MD

Kim Ariyabuddhiphongs, MDMedical Director, CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center
Medical Director, HealthCare Associates
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests: Women's health, primary care re-design

Dr. Kim Ariyabuddhiphongs is the Medical Director of the CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center as well as the Medical Director of Healthcare Associates, the academic hospital-based primary care practice of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Her clinical focus is on women’s health, and she has lectured on women's health issues including osteoporosis, cervical cancer prevention, and teaching the pelvic exam to medical residents. In addition to women's health issues, Dr. Ariyabuddhiphongs is focused on patient safety initiatives and quality improvement.

Learn more: Dr. Ariyabuddhiphong's education and training »


Aditi Nerurkar, MD, MPH

Aditi Nerurkar, MD, MPHAssistant Medical Director, CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests: Mind-body therapies, yoga, meditation, stress management counseling, relaxation training

Dr. Aditi Nerurkar is board certified in internal medicine and integrative medicine, and is also trained in mindfulness meditation. Her research has focused on the role of integrative medicine in conventional medical care, and several of her papers have been published in the Journal of the American Medical Association's (JAMA) Internal Medicine.

At the CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center, Dr. Nerurkar provides patients with integrative medicine evaluations, stress management counseling, and relaxation training. In addition to patient care and research, Dr. Nerurkar writes about integrative medicine for the Huffington Post and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, ABC World News Tonight, CNN, and NPR.

Learn more: Dr. Nerurkar's education and training »


Gloria Y. Yeh, MD, MPH

Gloria Yeh, MD, MPHDirector, Research Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, BIDMC
Assistant Professor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Clinical Interests: Mind-body medicine, meditative exercise, stress management, cardiopulmonary disease

Dr. Gloria Yeh’s research focuses on the safety, effectiveness, and mechanisms of mind-body therapies in treating chronic conditions such as cardiovascular and pulmonary disease, musculoskeletal pain, and depression. The National Institutes of Health has funded several of Dr. Yeh's studies related to mind-body exercise, meditation, and tai chi. Dr. Yeh has received numerous honors and awards for her work.

Dr. Yeh is an active member in the Consortium of Academic Health Centers in Integtrative Medicine, and is also a member of the American Heart Association, Heart Failure Society of America, Society of General Internal Medicine, the American College of Physicians.

Learn more: Dr. Yeh’s education and training »


Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPH

Suzanne Bertisch, MD, MPHIntegrative Physician
Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Clinical Interests: Behavioral, lifestyle, and integrative therapies for sleep disorders, cardiovascular risk factors and disease, and other medical conditions

Dr. Suzanne Bertisch is a board certified Sleep Medicine Specialist. She completed a fellowship in the Division for Research and Education in Complementary and Integrative Medical Therapies at Harvard Medical School, during which time she worked at the Marino Center for Progressive Health in Cambridge, Mass., and at various sleep clinics in Boston.

Dr. Bertisch's research focuses on the use, efficacy, and physiological mechanisms of mind-body therapies. She was awarded a career development award by the National Institutes of Health that supports her research in this area. She has also collaborated on several research projects that focus on dietary supplements, headaches, and sleep disorders.

Learn more: Dr. Bertisch’s education and training »

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Our Integrative Providers

Tim Shaw, LMT, OMT

Tim Shaw, LMT, OMTMassage Therapist
Tim Shaw is a licensed massage therapist and a nationally certified orthopedic massage therapist. He works with patients to create a customized massage that improves their acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain, helps with range of motion, and reduces reliance on over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications. Tim’s goal is to involve and educate his patients to help them focus and stay on track with their treatments and overall health.

Tim is board certified in general massage therapy and orthopedic massage therapy. He completed his undergraduate degree in sports medicine/athletic training at New England College and has a massage therapy degree with a focus on medical and musculoskeletal treatments from Cortiva Institute of Massage Therapy.


Wenfei Xie, Lic. Ac

Wenfei Xie, Lic. Ac.Acupuncturist
Wenfei Xie is an experienced practitioner who tailors her acupuncture treatment to a patient’s individual needs. She has more than 30 years of experience in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine and treated patients for many years as a medical doctor in a major hospital in Shanghai, China. Wenfei is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of her patients through the use of this ancient Chinese medical system.

Wenfei is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. She is certified in both Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by NCCAOM (National Certification Commission of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine).


Stanwood Chang

Stanwood ChangTai Chi Instructor
Stanwood Chang is a graduate of the Teacher Training program at the Tree of Life Tai Chi Center. He is founder and director of two tai chi schools, the Sun Tai Chi Institute of Boston and Silk Reeling. He also teaches in many other clinical settings and gyms.

Stanwood has significant experience using tai chi to help with many medical conditions, including cardiovascular disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, balance disorders, arthritis, and more.


Bonita Jones, MS, CMT

Meditation Instructor
Bonita Jones develops and teaches the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Meditation programs at the CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center. She is a certified and licensed massage therapist, a wellness program manager, and a training consultant in practice since 1981. She is also affiliated with Boston Medical Center, teaching mindfulness meditation and providing massage therapy to their patients. Her focus is on chronic pain, stress management and mind/body wellness.

Bonita completed MBSR Teacher Training programs in 2009 and 2013 with the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness, and continues studies towards the Center's MBSR Teacher Certification. She completed Mindful Schools K-5 Mindfulness Teacher Training in 2011. Bonita earned her Master of Science in Training and Development at Lesley College and her Bachelor of Science in Biology/Pre-Medicine at LeMoyne-Owen College. Bonita has practiced meditation since 1975.

 

Neil Sullivan

Yoga Instructor
Neil Sullivan is an experienced instructor and exercise physiologist, who developed an adaptive/modified yoga program designed to make the practice accessible to older students who may be physically restricted called "Aging Gracefully”. He is the owner of Mobile Yogi Inc, and is contracted through several towns and independent living residential facilities. Neil is an adjunct professor at several colleges in the Boston area, where he teaches yoga and meditation to both students and faculty of all levels.

Neil is passionate about enabling people to live healthier and more peaceful lives while incorporating a lifestyle that integrates the mind and body. He has significant experience working with all levels of participants.

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Contact Information

CHENG-TSUI Integrated Health Center 
Healthcare Associates
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Carl J. Shapiro Clinical Center
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215 
Phone: 617-667-1455
IntegrativeCare@bidmc.org