Holistic Healthcare for the Whole Family
Sunjya K. Schweig, MD is an expert in complex chronic illnesses which require rigorous investigation and management. Dr. Schweig utilizes cutting edge diagnostic and treatment modalities that respect the complex interconnectedness of the body and the environment.
Dr. Schweig offers the full spectrum of family medical care and treats patients of all ages with a wide variety of health challenges. In each patient’s case, he carefully examines all the potential contributing factors, such as infections, inflammation, hormones, gastrointestinal health and dietary triggers, allergies, psychological status, stress, sleep, genetics, toxin load, and the patient’s past and present environment. With this systems based approach he is able to provide patients with answers that were previously elusive.
Dr. Schweig is a Bay Area native. He was born in Point Reyes, where he spent his childhood (with the exception of six years in India).
After receiving his B.A, from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Schweig spent a year in Ecuador performing research and fieldwork with both western physicians and indigenous healers.
Dr. Schweig attended medical school at the University of California, Irvine, on full scholarship. At U.C. Irvine, he was a leader in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (CAM) education, where he designed and led the medical school’s CAM curriculum. He served on the Board of the Susan Samueli Center for Complementary and Alternative medicine and was chosen as one of twenty medical students to attend the NIH Leadership Training Program in Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
Dr. Schweig completed his family medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Family Practice Residency Program in Santa Rosa, CA. During his work at the residency program, he was instrumental in developing and founding the Integrative Medicine Fellowship program.
Dr. Schweig continues to be active in medical education and has served as an instructor and supervisor of medical residents and student interns at the UCSF Santa Rosa Residency, as well as medical students at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he currently holds an adjunct faculty position.
Dr. Schweig has lectured nationally and internationally at conferences, hospitals, and universities. He is currently in private practice in Berkeley and Petaluma, California.
Sunjya K. Schweig MD
Integrative Family Medicine