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Enjoy our 75+ Years of Combined Experience in Functional Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Acupuncture, and Other Natural Healing Therapies.

Dr. Gene Healy
Dr. Gene Healy is an acupuncture physician and doctor of oriental medicine. He has treated over fifty thousand patients.

After graduation he worked and studied extensively in Asia, learning from accomplished teachers of Oriental Medicine in South Korea. He has also taught Oriental Medicine in universities in South Korea in both English and Korean and has practiced medicine in 8 countries around the world: U.S.A., South Korea, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Cambodia, and the Philippines. His experience ranges from the acute injuries and chronic illnesses of American patients to the suffering of the destitute in the rural areas of India.

Currently, Dr. Healy is the owner of Root Healing Wellness, providing acupuncture in Dunedin, near Palm Harbor, Clearwater, and other Pinellas County communities. He is also proud to be working with Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute where he offers community-style acupuncture at two sites in Clearwater and Largo.

Dr. Healy also has a B.A. in Religion and has practiced yoga and meditation since 1995. He first learned yoga in temple settings in South Korea and has taught extensively in South Korea, India, Cambodia as well as the United States. He teaches yoga and meditation according to each patient’s abilities and needs. Dr. Healy has also completed many intensive meditation retreats during his travels, studying and practicing alongside respected teachers. His meditation experience ranges from insight meditation to zen and mantra meditation. Dr. Healy currently teaches yoga and meditation at various places in Dunedin along with Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Institute.

Dr. Beverly Sorrells, A.P., DOM, MSOM

Dr. Beverly Sorrells AP, DOM, is licensed in the State of Florida as an Acupuncture Physician and is certified by the state in Acupoint Injection Therapy. She graduated with a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine and a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences at the prestigious Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She previously held state certification as an Emergency Medical Technician.

Dr. Beverly has comprehensive training in the Non-Somatic Extraordinary Vessels (NSEV) and is a certified NSEV Specialist. NSEV healing is a modern adaptation of Traditional Chinese Medicine protocols that work with a person’s primordial (NSEV) pathways to encourage physical and emotional well being. Along with her extensive medical background, She has trained with Acupuncturists Without Borders, a non-profit organization that provides trauma relief to local and international communities. Dr. Beverly looks forward to adding medical missions to her previous mission work.

An avid competitive and endurance paddler, Dr. Beverly can be frequently found at dragon boat and outrigger races throughout the country and has competed in events ranging from 100 meters to 340 miles in length. She has provided acupuncture therapy to many of her fellow paddlers including those who have paddled for Team USA in the International Dragon Boating Federation World Championships. She believes that an active lifestyle is a vital key to the “body” portion of the mind-body-spirit connection and that emotional mastery is a vital component to the “mind-spirit” portion. Dr. Beverly is convinced that once the mind, body, and spirit are collectively addressed and supported, one can maximize vitality, happiness, and one’s highest potential.

Dr. Beverly Sorrells

Dr. Andrew Sakla, DO

Dr. Andrew Sakla

Dr. Sakla is a member of the American Osteopathic Association and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine. He received his osteopathic medical degree in 2012 from the renowned Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in Internal Medicine in 2015 at Largo Medical Center in Largo, Florida.

 

Dr. Sakla has a passion for helping patients and bettering the lives of everyone he meets. He practices both in-person and through telemedicine to help as many people as possible. In his downtime, Dr. Sakla enjoys hanging out with his wife and two wonderful children.

Dr. Shyler Neveaux, AP, DOM

Dr. Shyler Neveaux, AP, DOM has been licensed as an Acupuncture Physician, Doctor of Oriental Medicine in Florida for the last 23 years. She began her education at Pacific Institute of Oriental Medicine in New York City and transferred to Florida Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine in St. Petersburg, FL graduating in February 1997.

She is certified in Acupuncture Injection Therapy, Cold Laser Therapy, and Functional Medicine utilizing Blood Chemistries, Saliva, Stool, Urine, and Food Intolerance Testing.

Dr. Neveaux’s mottos are “Do no harm AND health is not the absence of disease.” She believes that Traditional Chinese Medicine coupled with Functional Medicine is the foundation for living a healthy life and true health care.

Functional Medicine addresses the cause of disease with lab work similar to conventional medicine but includes more markers to identify the root cause of disease. Once the diagnosis is determined, holistic therapies are prescribed to bring health and harmony to the body without side effects.

Dr. Neveaux joined Root Healing Wellness because of the focus on Functional Medicine and reputation working with cancer support, eye disorders, auto-immunity, diabetes, neuropathy, and other chronic conditions.

Dr. Shyler Neveaux

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