55 Vilcom Center, Suite 110, Chapel Hill, NC 27514


Primary Care Physicians

Tracy Meyers, MD, Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Meyers is a board certified family physician who provides primary care services to patients ages 2 years and older. She is fluent in Spanish and French.

Dr. Meyers graduated from New York University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Family Practice at Overlook Hospital/Columbia University.  She then joined the faculty of New York Medical College and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  She moved to North Carolina in 2000 to work as a family physician at the Prospect Hilll Community Health Center in Prospect Hill, NC.  Dr. Meyers has teaching appointments at UNC and Duke medical schools.

Julie Lindsey, MD, Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Julie Lindsey is a board certified family medicine physician. She provides personalized primary care services to adults and children 2 yrs and older. She completed medical school at UNC in 2001 and residency training at UNC in 2005. She attended Cornell University for undergraduate education and Duke Divinity School. She has lived in the Triangle area since 1992. She resides with her husband and two children. As a family physician, Dr. Lindsey serves to be a partner with her patients to facilitate health and overall wellness. She strives to offer excellent evidence based medical care in the context of a bio, psycho, social understanding of health, the hallmark of Family Medicine. She has a special interest in disease prevention through healthier lifestyles. She can work with the Center’s Integrative Health specialists to find complementary therapies that optimize individual health goals.

Raghu Ballal, MD, PhD, Internist

Dr. Ballal is board-certified in Internal Medicine, and has practiced for over 20 years. He provides comprehensive, compassionate care to his patients. In 2006, Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey commended him for “commitment to high quality health care.” His expertise includes the complete range of acute and chronic adult illnesses (such as hypertension, asthma, diabetes) and preventive medicine. He treats patients 18 years of age and older.

Dr. Ballal will work closely with the Center’s integrative medicine physicians and specialists as well as with acupuncturists, natural medicine practitioners, counselors, compounding pharmacists, nutritionists, physical therapists and body work practitioners.


Karen Clark, MD, Gynecologist

Dr. Clark is a gynecologist with many years of experience in Chapel Hill and Durham. She offers routine office gynecologic services, and has a special interest in women’s wellness, reproductive endocrinology, and menopause. She is a strong advocate of providing patients with comprehensive information on which to base their medical decisions, and enjoys partnering with each patient to achieve an individualized care plan. She has worked with local integrative medicine providers as well as local compounding pharmacists in creating comprehensive care plans for her patients gynecologic needs.

She graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and subsequently completed her obstetrics and gynecology residency at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Subsequent to that, she served a Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility fellowship at Duke University. She is board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She also has a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Integrative Medicine Specialists

Remy Coeytaux, MD, PhD, Integrative Medicine Consultant

Dr. Remy Coeytaux received his MD from Stanford Medical School, his PhD in Epidemiology from UNC School of Public Health, and his BA from Brown University. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and was on the faculty at UNC School of Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine from 2001-2008. He founded the UNC Family Medicine Center Acupuncture Clinic, and he is a founding member of Integrative Health Center of Chapel Hill.  Dr. Coeytaux helps his patients identify and prioritize their health needs and make the best possible decisions about their care. As a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and PhD-level clinical scientist, he understands the importance (and limitations) of scientific evidence. As a medical acupuncturist and founder of the UNC Family Medicine Center Acupuncture Clinic, he appreciates the value of incorporating complementary therapies into conventional medical care when appropriate. As a founder of the Integrative Health Center of Chapel Hill, he has a good working relationship with many different healthcare practitioners in the Research Triangle area. As Medical Director of Chapel Hill Integrative Medicine Associates, he is a very strong proponent of affordable health care with a goal of making integrative medicine affordable and accessible.

Katie Dore, PA-C, Physician Assistant

Katie Dore serves in a dual capacity at IHC. She offers Integrative Medicine Consultations in which she guides and partners with patients who are interested in integrating complementary or alternative therapies into their health care plans in a safe, efficacious, and cost-effective way. In her second role, Katie provides primary care to adult patients. She will fully evaluate the medical needs and personal goals of each patient and then develop, in partnership with her patients, health care recommendations that embody mind, body and spirit.

Katie was born and raised in Montana. She attended UNC-Chapel Hill and graduated from Duke University’s School of Medicine as a Physician Assistant in 1991. She also received a Master in Health Science from Duke University in 1994. Ms. Dore brings to the Integrative Health Center 15 years of health care experience including primary care and emergency medicine. She has also held a faculty appointment at Duke and served as a sub-investigator in clinical trial research.

Pain Management

John Giusto, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

Dr. Giusto is a specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a field of medicine that makes use of physical means to treat painful conditions and also relies on a team approach. He was trained at Stanford University and has been the coordinating physician on multidisciplinary treatment teams that included surgeons, medical sub-specialists and psychiatrists, as well as psychologists, physical therapists and occupational therapists. These teams cared for patients who experienced catastrophic injuries to their brain or spinal cord.
For musculoskeletal and pain problems, Dr. Giusto has taken the team approach into complementary and alternative medicine and worked with such diverse practitioners as functional medicine physicians and naturopaths, osteopaths and chiropractors, acupuncturists, body workers, movement therapists, shamans and energy healers.
Dr. Giusto also has done spinal injections and been the medical director of a chronic pain program. While he has additional training and experience in methods of hands-on manipulation, exercise instruction, mindbody medicine, acupuncture and energy healing, he prefers not to rush into “doing” but to spend more time listening and seeking to understand before moving to facilitate change.


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