Julia Ireland

Meet Dr. Julia Ireland at The G Spa in San Francisco, CA

Dr. Julia Ireland is an advanced medical practitioner in functional medicine and osteopathy. For more information, call us or schedule an appointment online.

Dr. Julia Ireland’s advanced medical practice of Functional Medicine and Osteopathy looks for root causes of diseases and dysfunction based on each patient’s unique physiology, structure, personal history, and genetic make-up in San Francisco, CA

Julia Ireland

Advanced Medical Practitioner

Dr. Julia Ireland’s advanced medical practice of Functional Medicine and Osteopathy looks for root causes of diseases and dysfunction based on each patient’s unique physiology, structure, personal history, and genetic make-up.  This approach extends and complements standard Primary Care and single system medical specialties such as gastroenterology, endocrinology, gynecology, and orthopedics.

Functional Medicine includes scientifically validated specialized testing and treatments for biochemical and hormonal imbalances and optimization of nutritional status. Osteopathy addresses each person’s unique body structure and functional issues to optimize function and wellbeing.

Dr. Ireland began her health career in the 1980s as a bodyworker practicing Rolfing and other hand-on therapies. She entered the New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1993 and completed both her Family Medicine Board Certification and the Institute for Functional Medicine’s intensive training in 2000. She then worked in HIV care using integrative and nutritional approaches in addition to cutting-edge medications. Dr. Ireland completed a Master’s Degree (M.S.) in Epidemiology and an NIH Research Fellowship at Boston University’s School of Public Health in 2008 and then worked at Fenway Health while serving on clinical faculty at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Ireland started working for the San Francisco Dept of Public Health in 2014 and has worked in private practice since 2015.

Dr. Ireland’s services are for personalized evaluations and treatment for problems that have not been resolved with standard medical care. Problems Dr. Ireland commonly treats include but are not limited to:

– Mid-life complaints of fatigue, weight gain, decreased libido, poor sleep.

– PMS

– GI complaints persisting after a GI workup fail to produce answers.

– Chronic pain following injuries

– Post-concussion syndrome

– Post-COVID symptoms

– Advanced Preventive Medicine for increased health risks due to genetics or toxic exposures

– Mood, cognitive and focus problems where diet, mold, or other toxic exposures or sensitivities are suspected

Services include in-person physical exams and osteopathic manipulation treatments, Zoom/video or phone visits for history taking, lab orders, and follow-up.

All patients must have a primary care provider of record before consulting Dr. Ireland and plan to pay at the time of service. Dr. Ireland does not accept insurance and cannot accept patients on Medicare.