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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

Aditi Nerurkar, MD, MPH

Aditi Nerurkar, MD, MPHMedical 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

(Dr. Yeh manages the research component of the Cheng-Tsui Integrated Health Center and does not see patients for clinical care.)

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 »

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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.

Patricia Howard

Meditation Instructor
Patricia Howard trained at the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts in 2003. She has been teaching the MBSR program in the Boston area both in medical facilities and corporations since then. Starting her career in the world of technology, she changed to holistic health on graduating The Advanced program in Education at the Barbara Brennan School of Healing. Patricia completed the 4 year program in Brennan Healing Science in 1999. She has a passion for creating a space where people feel safe to cultivate a deeper relationship with themselves and discover the innate healing capacity of the human body. 

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