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Tiffany Lester, MD

Tiffany Lester, MD

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Dr. Tiffany Lester is a graduate of The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where she completed her training in Internal Medicine. She also graduated from Integrative Medicine Fellowship at The University of Arizona, and she has extensive training in functional medicine through The Institute of Functional Medicine.

About Tiffany Lester, MD

Clinical Expertise

Biohacking for Longevity, Thyroid & Adrenal Health, Autoimmune Disorders, Cardiovascular Disease, Metabolic Health, Stress Hormones, Hormonal Health & Fertility, Digestive Health, Genetic & Epigenetic Medicine, GI Disorders

Credentials
Board-Certified Integrative Medicine Physician, Certification in Medical Acupuncture
Training Institutions
The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Integrative Medicine Fellowship at The University of Arizona, Institute for Functional Medicine, Kharrazian Institute
Previous Positions
Contributing writer for national wellness publications like MindBodyGreen, Clean Plates, Well+Good, and Experience Life, Medical Advisor for The Nue Co.
What I’m most excited to bring to Parsley Health members
To help my patients heal chronic disease through a comprehensive approach and teach them how simple, small shifts can have an enormous impact on their health. I believe that we all have the ability to take charge of our health and often we just need a bridge to that other side. My mission is to work with individuals to navigate the complexity of the body and get to the root cause of disease.
Ask me about
My favorite essential oil blend for headaches.
Most likely to find me
Hiking through Northern California, or browsing the local farmer’s markets for seasonal culinary inspiration.

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Parsley Health’s world-class physicians are trained in primary care specialties like family medicine and internal medicine, however we recommend our members maintain a primary care physician for things like vaccinations and strep or flu testing, which we do not perform here at Parsley Health. We recommend female patients also maintain an OBGYN for regular pap smears. Your Parsley Health doctor will remind you of important age-related screenings you should get like colonoscopies or mammograms. We are not available for urgent appointments. If you have a medical emergency, we recommend that you visit urgent care or an ER. Click here for more information about urgent appointment needs.

Is testing included in my membership fee? What costs can I expect to see?

Your doctor will work with you to customize testing orders based on your health needs and personal preferences. Costs for blood work and specialty tests are not included in the membership price. Blood work is usually covered by insurance. Specialty tests range in cost from $100 - $350. These tests, however, are completely optional.

What types of diagnostic testing does Parsley Health perform?

We offer both standard blood work and in-depth specialty testing to help construct a comprehensive picture of your health and better inform treatment. A personalized testing plan will be recommended by your doctor. Some of our most frequently prescribed specialty tests assess allergies, cortisol, genetics, microbiome health, and toxic metal levels.

What is included with my plan?

Doctor’s visit(s), health coaching visit(s), unlimited messaging (annual membership only) with your care team through an online patient portal, and access to prescriptions and supplements.

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