Shilpa Patel Saxena, MD

Shilpa Patel Saxena, MD

IFM Certified Practitioner IFM Certified Practitioner

Practice Information

  • Accepts Insurance
  • Consultations Online
  • Consultations by Phone

Practice Location

E2814A6E-0D1F-4DCC-B107-7AA9AD796716 (813) 269-2700
(813) 269-2701
7655B631-35D1-495D-AD70-12DA3A1056B8 tampa@forumhealth.com

Information for Patients

From the practitioner: About My Practice

As a nationally-recognized practice in Functional & Integtative Medicine, we've created one of the most innovative medical experiences, finally focusing on what patients really want. Here's a quick summary of what we prioritize:
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Extended appointments - some of us just want MORE TIME with our docs because our issues warrant it
A common sense strategy - we work to FIND THE CAUSE of your conditions, not just curb them with prescriptions alone
Food & lifestyle focus - why get more "sick" & need more drugs when you can reverse illness with SMARTER LIFESTYLE CHOICES
Advanced genetics, testing and technology - for those whose goal is to STAY WELL once they get well
Board Certified MD safely integrates Western and Eastern sciences to REDUCE YOUR

From the practitioner: What Patients Can Expect

So many times, we hear our patients describe previous medical visits as deflating, dismissive, and disjointed. At SaxMD, our multi-disciplinary clinical team works to collaborate with you to identify an actionable path to attain the best version of you... for life. Through our root cause approach to solving symptoms and diseases, therapeutic partnership, and behavior modification expertise, you can expect to receive personalized care with the time and attention you deserve with your most valued asset, your health.

Medical Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Lifestyle Medicine

Medical Conditions

  • Aging
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cardiovascular disorders
  • Chronic Disease
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Depression, Anxiety or Bipolar Disorder
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive disorders
  • Fatigue
  • Female Disorders
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Hypertension
  • Infections (acute and chronic low-grade such as Lyme, Candidiasis etc.)
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders
  • Male disorders
  • Mercury and Heavy Metal Toxicity
  • Metabolic Syndrome (pre-diabetes, insulin resistance)
  • Migraines and Headaches
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurodegenerative disorders
  • Skin Disorders
  • Stress-related Conditions
  • Thyroid, adrenal and other hormonal disorders
  • Weight or Metabolism concerns

Languages Spoken

  • English

Graduate School Education

University of Florida College of Medicine

Professional Associations

American Board of Family Medicine, American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine

IFM Coursework

  • Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice
  • Bioenergetics (formerly Energy) Advanced Practice Module
  • Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module
  • Hormone Advanced Practice Module
  • Immune Advanced Practice Module