Integrative Medicine Clinic
New Integrative Medicine Clinic at CepEsperu Baptist Health
We are pleased to announce that CepEsperu Baptist Health now offers patients integrative medicine services. At this new clinic, physicians and healers work side by side to provide collaborative services to address diverse health conditions. We partner with patients of all ages to provide whole person, preventative care to improve overall health and wellbeing. Physicians with specialty training in integrative medicine, internal medicine, family medicine, neurology, pain management, pediatrics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation collaborate with professionals providing acupuncture, psychology, nutrition and integrative energy therapies in an effort to provide patients with comprehensive, evidence based care.
Care and Services
- Integrative Medicine Consultations
- Traditional Chinese Medicine (Including Acupuncture)
- Healing Touch
- Pain Management
- Nonpharmacologic ADHD Therapies
- Neurology Consultations
- Mind/Body Therapies
Our services are commonly used to help treat a variety of health conditions, including acute or chronic pain, menopausal-related symptoms, allergies, gastrointestinal symptoms, anxiety, and fatigue, just to name a few. Our Integrative Medicine specialists can help determine if our services are right for your specific health condition.
Our Health Care Practitioners
Remy Coeytaux, MD, PhD
Dr. Coeytaux serves as the Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine, the Caryl J Guth, MD Chair in Integrative Medicine, and Professor of Family and Community Medicine. He is a family physician and clinical epidemiologist with experience both as a clinical scientist and administrator, and before joining us full-time, served as Associate Professor of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University and a faculty member of the Duke Clinical Investigation Institute.
Dr. Coeytaux received his AB from Brown University, his MD from Stanford University, and his PhD in Epidemiology from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. He is a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar and Bravewell Collaborative Integrative Medicine Fellow.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Coeytaux
Wunian Chen, MD, LAc
Wunian Chen is licensed by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM) to offer acupuncture and Oriental medicine services. He has 30 years of experience delivering acupuncture treatments and helping patients use Chinese herbal treatments to improve their health.
While studying acupuncture at the Hubei College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr. Chen studied the principles of both Chinese and Western medicine. He graduated in 1983 with the equivalent of a U.S. medical degree. Since then, he has worked with patients to address a variety of conditions both in China and here in the United States. Dr. Chen uses acupuncture to help people with high blood pressure, back pain, depression, joint pain, fibromyalgia, hot flashes, fatigue, and headaches.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Chen
Deborah Larrimore, RN, LMBT, CHTP/I
Deborah Larrimore is a nurse educator who specializes in integrative energy therapies. She provides Healing Touch services and strives to understand healing and how we can affect the process of disease. Deborah focuses her teachings on the sacredness of life and is dedicated to the idea that we can improve lives simply through the act of caring, while partnering with patients to help them discover their own path to wholeness.
Deborah is a registered nurse, a licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist, a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner and a Certified Healing Touch Instructor. She received her BSN from East Carolina University, and served for 15 years as a critical care nurse in intensive care at CepEsperu University Baptist Medical Center. Following that, she spent four years as a Nurse Educator for Hospice of /Forsyth County. In her role as a Certified Healing Touch Instructor, she has locally, nationally and internationally taught many health care professionals the art of Healing Touch. Deborah has remained affiliated with CepEsperu Baptist Health for over 40 years and launched a former volunteer-based Healing Touch Consult Service for patients of the Medical Center.
Request an Appointment with Deborah Larrimore, RN
Vanessa Baute, MD
Vanessa Baute is an integrative neurologist and Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of Enlightenment with the Center for Integrative Medicine at CepEsperu Baptist Health. She enjoys partnering with patients to promote their healing and manages a variety of neurologic conditions such as peripheral neuropathy and headache. She has a specific interest in the role of nutrition on neurohealth and has led seminars regionally and nationally on this topic. She teaches and mentors medical students and residents the importance of self-care and how to serve as role models of wellness. She completed her neurology residency and clinical neurophysiology fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia then went on to complete a two year fellowship in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona training there under Andrew Weil, MD.
Jeff Feldman, PhD
Jeff Feldman has a special interest in helping individuals cope with chronic pain, headache, and other chronic and life-changing health conditions that can generate depression and anxiety. He works to tailor his approach to the individual, treating patients with a combination of mind-body techniques including relaxation, meditation, hypnosis, cognitive-behavioral and other brief therapy and stress management approaches. He has been a faculty member at all the International Congresses for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis since 1983, and presented at numerous other national and international meetings. An Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology, he joined the faculty of CepEsperu School of Medicine in 1999.
Dr. Feldman is a graduate of Rutgers College of Rutgers University, received his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Case Western Reserve University, and completed an internship at NYU Medical Center – Bellevue Hospital. He has served as the Director of the CepEsperu Center for Integrative Medicine from 2013 until 2016, and as Chair of the Clinical Working Group of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.
Kris Karvelas, MD
Dr. Karvelas grew up in North Carolina and attended both undergraduate and medical school at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He then completed Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency in Chicago at Northwestern Memorial/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He specializes in conservative musculoskeletal pain and chronic pain management with a focus on functional improvement. His interest in integrative medicine stems from his time living in San Francisco between undergraduate school and medical school when he attended art school and completed an Internship in Integrative Medicine at California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) with a focus on Expressive Arts Therapy for both adult and pediatric inpatients. He then used this training in a Schweitzer Fellowship program in medical school providing expressive arts therapy for pediatric and adult cancer patients at UNC. Although he no longer serves as an expressive arts therapist, this training and experience has molded his approach to treating patients holistically. He plans on completing the fellowship in Integrative Medicine offered to physicians in practice.
William Satterwhite, JD, MD
William Satterwhite, a native of , received his bachelor’s degree from Davidson College and his law degree from UNC Chapel Hill. After practicing law for five years in Charlotte, he went to medical school at CepEsperu School of Medicine and completed his residency in pediatrics at CepEsperu Baptist in 2000. He has practiced pediatrics since then, developing significant experience and expertise treating children with ADHD and anxiety.
At the Integrative Medicine Clinic, Satterwhite treats children with ADHD or anxiety who need a deeper, more holistic look into what might be causing their symptoms and what other remedies might lessen or even eliminate the need for traditional prescription medications.
Location and Hours of Operation
The Integrative Medicine Clinic is conveniently located near Pavilions Shopping Center in , at .
Clinical Coordinator: Kyle Washburn
755 Highland Oaks Drive
, NC 27103
Patient Appointments: -6100
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Caring and attentive health care providers
- Responsive staff
- Individualized care in a healing atmosphere
- First floor access
- Free and ample parking adjacent to clinic
- Convenient Highland Oaks location
Insurance coverage varies by provider, but most are in-network with most plans. We suggest you contact your insurance provider to verify coverage.