Episode #172: Dr. Rob Abbott - Making sense of Dr. Shoemaker

In this episode you will learn:

This episode is a special look back at last week’s interview with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker (#171) to help us all make sense of what Dr. Shoemaker was talking about. Helping us do that is our good friend, Dr. Rob Abbott.

Meet this week’s guest: Dr. Rob Abbott

Dr. 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.


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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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