November 16, 2018 – Tracy Scheller, MD, has been appointed medical director of the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Health and has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network. Dr. Scheller is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and has been an attending physician at Englewood Hospital for close to two decades. Her clinical interests include gynecology, integrative medicine, infertility, menopause, women’s wellness, nutrition, and weight loss. In addition to her role as medical director of the Graf Center, she will continue her gynecology practice in Englewood.
Under Dr. Scheller’s direction, the Graf Center offers safe, evidence-based services, including acupuncture, therapeutic massage, wellness coaching, nutritional counseling, yoga, Reiki, and stress management. These therapies have been shown to help minimize nausea, reduce pain, and relieve stress and anxiety. The center’s team of licensed and/or certified practitioners work closely with a patient’s doctor to establish a wellness plan.
“Helping patients at all stages of their lives through a combination of traditional medicine and complementary therapies is how I feel I can make the greatest difference,” says Dr. Scheller. “I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to lead the Graf Center for Integrative Medicine at Englewood Health, where we will expand patients’ access to evidence-based services, to promote healing and wellness.”
Dr. Scheller received her MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School, followed by an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Memorial Hermann–Texas Medical Center. In addition to her MD, she holds an MBA from the University of Houston and an MS in human nutrition from Columbia University’s Institute of Human Nutrition. She is currently pursuing an integrative medicine fellowship at the University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.
“As a member of the Englewood Health Physician Network,” she adds, “I’ll be able to collaborate more closely with colleagues across disciplines through a shared electronic medical record and closer communication, to improve patient care. I look forward to sharing my expertise in holistic care and in integrative medicine, to help our patients achieve better health.”
“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Scheller to our team of renowned specialists and providers. Dr. Scheller’s expertise in gynecology and integrative medicine will help meet an important need in our community,” said Dr. Stephen Brunnquell, president of the Englewood Health Physician Network. “As our network continues to grow, we remain focused on ensuring that our patients have access to leading care right here, in their own backyard.”
She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has been a principal investigator on a clinical trial for osteoporosis prevention.