Molly Roberts, MD, MS
Integrative Medicine Physician
Molly Roberts, MD, MS is board-certified in Family Medicine with expertise in Holistic, Functional and Nutritional medicine. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Integrative Health & MedicineOpens new window and is Chair of the Academy's Provider Leadership Council as well. Dr. Molly is the Past President of the American Holistic Medical Association and Past Chairman of the Board for the Integrative Medicine Consortium. Her expertise is in bringing mind, body, emotions and spirit into the mix for more deep and lasting healing.
Dr. Roberts' warm and insightful care helps treat people with a wide variety of health conditions. Her passion is guiding people through health challenges and life transitions, and helping individuals and families improve their overall health, happiness and well-being.
Dr. Molly offers holistic consultations and in-depth assessments at our Marin clinic. She often incorporates Functional Medicine, which is a science-based approach that seeks to treat the underlying causes – not just the symptoms – of chronic illness. Utilizing state-of-the-art testing to assess physiological imbalances, Dr. Roberts is able to provide targeted nutritional therapies, mind-body approaches, and fitness recommendations. She also recognizes the importance of psychological and spiritual balance and seamlessly blends a variety of approaches into her care plans. In addition, she coordinates patient care among our team of integrative practitioners.
Dr. Roberts recognizes each person brings their unique alchemy to the healing process. She cares for the whole person, working in partnership with patients to first identify areas of strength that will help them feel healthy, happy, and in right relationship with life. Next, she helps correct the imbalances that impede the body’s ability to heal.
She treats a wide range of conditions including:
- Women’s and men’s health such as hormonal issues, thyroid imbalances, menopause, PMS, andropause (male menopause), and sexual dysfunction
- Digestive disorders such as gluten intolerance, food allergies, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), irritable bowel syndrome, and inflammatory bowel diseases (ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease)
- Cardiovascular issues such as hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and coronary artery disease
- General fatigue and adrenal fatigue
- Psycho-spiritual issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, insomnia, conflict resolution, relationship challenges, and sexual health
Dr. Roberts began her career providing psychological evaluation and counseling for people recovering from surgery and job-related injuries. She also provided emergency psychiatric crisis counseling. She has a Master's degree in Rehabilitation Counseling and Vocational Evaluation along with further PhD work in Rehabiliation Psychology before switching her educational path toward medicine. Then she received her medical degree and completed her Family Practice residency and internship at the University of Arizona. As a physician in Tucson, AZ, she co-founded her own healing center (LightHearted Medicine) and worked as a holistic physician at Canyon Ranch, a world class health resort.
Dr. Roberts is a well-respected public speaker, workshop and retreat facilitator and former radio host. She is the author of Blackwell Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Fast Facts for Medical Practice and The ION Handbook, a practitioner's guide to Functional Medicine testing. She wrote a blog for the American Holistic Medical Association and is a periodic guest columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Meet Dr. Molly
In this San Francisco Chronicle article, Dr. Molly talks about how to identify what is most important in your life, along with how to put yourself on your own list of priorities.
Put Yourself Among Your Top 3 Priorities - San Francisco Chronicle, 7/24/12Opens new window
In this insightful video, Dr. Molly talks about how to address depression in a deeper way than just taking a pill to treat the symptom, by looking at the factors that promote joy, connectedness and healing.
Midlife is a time of life that can awaken questions about the past, the present and the future. In this San Francisco Chronicle article, Dr. Roberts discusses how to make good use of the discomfort of a questioning spirit.
Midlife Doubt Can Reveal Path to Joy - San Francisco Chronicle, 11/13/12Opens new window
Are you curious about how to decrease your risk of a heart attack or stroke? Would you like to take a more holistic approach to your cardiac health? In this video, Dr. Molly shares some of the latest research on cholesterol, blood pressure and multiple other issues related to heart health.
Vitamin D is being talked about a lot lately and is being researched as both a cause of and treatment for multiple health issues. In this San Francisco Chronicle article, Dr. Molly shares some of the latest research related to Vitamin D and why you ought to be interested in this vitamin for your own health.
Vitamin D: What's Behind the Interest - San Francisco Chronicle, 4/1/13Opens new window
What do you do when your adult kids move back into your formerly empty nest? How do you navigate the mixed roles of roommate and parent? Dr. Molly discusses some ways to navigate this delicate family balance in this San Francisco Chronicle article.
Household Advice for No Longer Empty Nesters - San Francisco Chronicle, 9/25/12Opens new window
In this Health Magazine article on Health.com, Dr. Molly is quoted as a holistic expert on methods for decreasing stress.
13 Ways to Beat Stress in 15 Minutes or Less - Health.comOpens new window
In this WebMD article, Dr. Molly contributed to a discussion of ways to treat hair loss.
Fighting Hair Loss in Women - WebMDOpens new window
Have you ever wondered what those little changes in your body might mean for your overall health? In this Health Magazine article on Health.com, Dr. Roberts contributed to a discussion of which symptoms might need more investigation by your physician.
What Your Looks Say About Your Health - Health.comOpens new window
IHH Marin Clinic
1350 South Eliseo Drive, Ste 120
Greenbrae, CA 94904
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Services offered at IHH Marin:
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"I have never been treated with such warmth, kindness and understanding by another doctor I've seen, and I have seen many."