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Chopra Center for Well Being

Primary Practice

Chopra Center for Well Being
Director of Integrative Medicine
Costa Del Mar Rd.
United States
Tel: (760) 494-1600
The Chopra Center

Practitioner Name

Valencia Porter



About My Practice & Typical Clients

Valencia Porter, MD, MPH, FACN is the Chopra Center’s Director of Integrative Medicine where she provides integrative medical consultations and teaches both health professionals and the community. Board-certified in General Preventive Medicine and in Integrative Holistic Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, she combines the best of conventional medicine and complementary modalities to help individuals achieve their health and wellness goals utilizing her knowledge of Ayurveda, functional medicine, environmental medicine, nutrition, herbal medicine, biofield therapies, and other healing traditions. Dr. Porter is an expert in integrative, holistic and preventive medicine, speaking to a variety of audiences and publishing numerous scientific and popular articles and book chapters. She is adjunct faculty at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine and in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of California San Diego. She is also a Vedic Master at the Chopra Center (certified in yoga, meditation and Perfect Health Ayurvedic Lifestyle counseling).

A graduate of Tufts University, she received her MD from the University of Southern California, completed a residency in General Preventive Medicine at the University of California San Diego, and the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona where she was a Bravewell Collaborative scholar. Dr. Porter also earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health focusing on Environmental Health from San Diego State University. She is passionate about food, nutrients, and the interaction with our environment from the microcosm to the macrocosm.

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