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David Haase, MD

David Haase, MD

IFM Certified Practitioner IFM Certified Practitioner

David Haase, MD, is a doctor, teacher, and innovator who is deeply committed to maximizing wellness one unique person at a time. Dr. Haase received his medical training at Vanderbilt University and completed his residency in family medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is board certified in family medicine and integrative holistic medicine and was in the first class of IFM Certified Practitioner graduates.

Early in his clinical practice, Dr. Haase knew that something very important was unbalanced. He realized that his training had been dominated by an almost exclusively pharmaceutical approach to managing disease and focused little on how to create health instead. To fill the void, he sought out additional medical training and certifications in nutrition, integrative and holistic medicine, Functional Medicine, health coaching, neurofeedback, systems biology, genomics, bioinformatics, and precision medicine. By identifying and treating the unique root causes of their conditions, Dr. Haase was witness to remarkable improvements in his patients’ health. Dr. Haase treats a wide range of conditions and has special expertise in fatigue, brain-related disorders (mood, attention, anxiety, insomnia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, seizures, head injury), inflammatory and immune dysregulation, allergy, and cancer support. His friendly manner, enthusiasm, and humor make learning fun and light the way for a patient’s healing journey.

Dr. Haase is the founder and medical director of the MaxWell Clinic which was established in 2003 and now has two locations in Tennessee. Dr. Haase is co-founder of MD Omics, a company that analyzes complex data sets to enable more precise clinical care, as well as a nonprofit organization that helps youths make healthier choices for their bodies and their communities (TheFoodInitiative.org). He is the chief medical and innovation director for XYMOGEN, a leading professional nutraceutical company, as well as chief medical officer for TrendShift which specializes in personal risk factor monitoring, health trend tracking, and healthcare cost reduction for large employers. Dr. Haase serves as medical advisor to Evoke Neuroscience, a company that delivers technologies that promote brain health, and Metabolon, which develops metabolomics diagnostics for precision medicine.

Dr. Haase is a sought-after lecturer and teaches internationally about the root causes of disease and innovative, safe treatments through his educator position at the Institute for Functional Medicine and as adjunct professor at the University of South Florida, University of Miami, and Western States University. Dr. Haase integrates nutrition, metabolomics, neuroelectrophysiology, genomics, environmental factors, and lifestyle medicine to help his patients get better, and he shares these concepts with other medical professionals for improved patient care. Dr. Haase is passionate about making better health accessible to all people and uses his innovation and creativity to bring new diagnostics and treatments to the medical field for the betterment of medicine and health.