Episode #158: Dr. Rob Abbott - Hope for the future of Lyme treatment in family medicine

In this episode you will learn:

  • What inspired Rob to learn about Lyme
  • How his clinic treats Lyme disease
  • How he is applying his training in functional medicine to treat Lyme

Meet this week’s guest: Rob Abbott, MD

Rob Abbott is a first year family medicine resident at the Virginia Commonwealth University in Front Royal, Virginia. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2017. He approaches medicine from an evolutionary and functional perspective and practices what he calls “spiritually focused and evolutionarily informed functional medicine.”

This bio is from his website A Medicinal Mind.com


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Mackay Rippey

I practice acupuncture in Clinton, NY, a small village in the geographical center of the state. Once I became aware of Lyme and other insect carried diseases, I started seeing my chronic patients in an entirely different light. Join me as I speak with the the most fascinating people in the Lyme community. If you know someone I should interview, let me know.

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