Insurance Information

Duke Integrative Medicine accepts most major insurance carriers for physician consultations.  We accept select insurance for health psychology, including behavioral health consultations and psychotherapy (Blue Cross-Blue Shield PPO and Cigna Behavioral Health for Duke Employees), and nutrition (Blue Cross-Blue Shield and Wellpath for Duke employees). Please contact your insurance provider to confirm that our services are included under your specific insurance plan.

Insurance Procedure
Please bring your insurance card(s) with you to each appointment. We will file your insurance for any insurance plan in which we are a participating provider, but payment is the direct responsibility of each patient. Please remember that your insurance coverage is a contract between your insurance company and you. We do not determine the specifics of your benefits. All deductibles and co-payments are the patient's financial responsibility and are required at the time of your visit.

Medicare
As Medicare providers, we will file your claim for you, and accept payment directly from Medicare. You will be financially responsible for any unmet deductible, as well as for any portion of your charges that are not covered by your secondary insurance.

Covered Services

Learn more about the services for which insurance coverage is available:

 

Participating Providers

Integrative Medicine Physicians

Susan P. Blackford, M.D. - Integrative Medicine Physician; Consulting Associate, Department of General Internal Medicine

Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Bravewell Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona.

Areas of specialty: Partnering with patients looking for a broader approach to treatment and prevention of acute and chronic, simple and complex health issues, specializing in providing patients with clear explanations and practical advice.

Evangeline Lausier, M.D. - Director of Clinical Services; Integrative Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine; Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine

Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Bravewell Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona .

Areas of specialty: A wide variety of chronic and acute medical problems in patients looking for a broader approach and wider options for conditions common in everyday health: wellness and prevention, weight management, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, reducing cardiovascular risk, arthritis, back pain, common women's health issues, digestive problems, asthma and allergies, integrative strategies for cancer and reducing cancer risk.

Sam Moon, M.D., MPH. - Integrative Medicine Physician; Associate Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Board Certified in Preventive Medicine (Occupational) and in Pain Medicine (non-American Board of Medical Specialties), Medical Acupuncturist.

Areas of specialty: A wide variety of chronic and acute pain problems and medical problems when there is interest in a broader approach and wider options for teenage and adult. Particular areas of interest include wellness and prevention, upper extremity pain disorders, ergonomic issues, arthritis, back pain, neck pain, reducing cardiovascular risk, men’s health, headaches, digestive problems, mood difficulties, and other conditions that are common in everyday health.

Adam Perlman, MD, MPH - Executive Director, Integrative Medicine Physician; Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine.

Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Completed Residencies in both Internal and Preventive Medicine. Additional training in Functional Medicine

Areas of specialty: Chronic and acute medical problems when there is interest in a broader approach, wider options and an investigation of root cause. Particular areas of interest include wellness and prevention, fibromyalgia, arthritis, chronic pain disorders, reducing cardiovascular risk, weight management, digestive problems, mood difficulties, allergies, integrative strategies for cancer and reducing cancer risk.

Shelley Wroth, M.D. - Integrative Medicine Physician, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bravewell Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona, Integrative Health Coach, Medical Acupuncturist, Yoga Teacher.

Areas of specialty: Interest in integrative approaches to women’s health including fertility, pregnancy, relief of painful, heavy or irregular periods, menopause, cancer survivorship.  Special interest in effective support for women making sustainable changes to support a full, healthy life.

Health Psychologists/Psychotherapists

Jeanne van Gemert, M.F.A., L.M.B.T., M.A., L.P.C. – Mind-Body Psychotherapist; Instructor, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Areas of specialty:  Working with the interplay of thoughts, emotions and the body and using person-center and cognitive behavioral therapies, mindfulness, and expressive arts of active imagination to gain balance, greater health, confidence and more ease.

Ruth Q. Wolever, Ph.D. - Clinical Health Psychologist, Director of Health Psychology for Duke Integrative Medicine, Research Director, and Scientific Advisor to the Duke Diet and Fitness Center.

Areas of specialty: Behavior change, treatment of stress-related problems, and mind-body health utilizing the connection between mind and body to improve health and build resilience and including cognitive-behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy, interpersonal therapy, ego state therapies such as Internal Family Systems, and mindfulness-based acceptance approaches.