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Rashna K. Staid, M.D., FACP

Work Experience


Full Spectrum Integrative Medicine                                               King of Prussia, PA

Physician Owner

            April 2019 till present

Established a profitable Internal & Integrative Medicine Practice in less than one year, which takes a personalized approach to understanding the root cause of ailments by considering the whole-system and understanding the interrelationships of the parts of the system affected to optimize a patient’s health, well-being and reach the patient’s personal goals.
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Mindfulness and Meditation Training
  • IV Therapies
  •  Aesthetic therapies to optimize skin care health. Certified in the following therapies: neurotoxin (Xeomin), microneedling, laser therapies, RF Microneedling.


Marcus Institute of Integrative Health                                           Villanova, PA

Formerly- Brind Marcus Center of Integrative Medicine

Physician and Clinical Instructor in Integrative, Functional and Internal Medicine

            December 2015 till March 2019


  • Founding physician at the Villanova site

  • During the start up phase of the practice networked extensively with local providers, community groups and businesses to increase practice awareness in the community.

  • Actively growing a successful cash based Consultative practice with special interests in rebalancing health by reducing inflammation, managing stress, and optimizing nutrition for patients with autoimmune disease, chronic diseases (CVD, DM, early dementias, Parkinson, etc), gut disorders, hormonal imbalances, fatigue, stress/depression, and anxiety. Evaluations include specialized diagnostic testing including stool analysis, saliva hormones, functional and blood based nutrient levels, advanced metabolic and CV labs, genetic labs, allergy panels and toxin levels in addition to in-depth laboratories from conventional laboratories.

  • Helped create the formulary and set up our private labeling of nutraceutical supplements. Added non-private label “best in class” and cost-effective supplements.

  • Created a virtual network of holistic integrative practitioners in the Main Line area.

  • Certified in IV Nutrient therapy, A4M IV Nutritional Symposium-June 2016. 

  • Lead physician in Villanova for IV Nutrient therapy. Initiated the review of policies and procedures to enhance safety. Helped improve formulary nutrient choices.

  • Lead physician in the Villanova location for the Marcus Institute’s Executive Great Life Program and for the Executive Health Exams International program

  • Epic Super User-Led Epic Training sessions for clinical staff at both the Villanova and Center City sites-September 2016 till present.

  • Assist in recruitment of patients for several clinical trials for the Marcus Institute

  • Pending final certification for Medical Marijuana Program, with hopes of treating patients with MS and cancer related symptoms only.


Penn Primary Care and Integrative Medicine                                     Exton, PA

Formerly- Whiteland Medical Center for Progressive Health

Attending Physician, Internal Medicine

                        October 2005 to November 2015

  • Founding physician of a holistic primary care practice. Created the mission and purpose of the practice to provide holistic integrative care to patients in a caring and comforting environment.

  • Helped run the day-to-day management of the employees with the assistance of a floating manager until 2011, when an in-office manager was hired.

  • Created a virtual network of holistic integrative practitioners in the local Chester County area that acts as a referral network.

  • Areas of interest include nutrition and healthy life-style education, thyroid disease, stress management and adrenal fatigue, women’s health, and preventive medicine.

  • Provide integrative testing using Genova Diagnostics and Spectracell Labs. Also sell Juice Plus and Ortho-Molecular supplements through the office. 

  • Member of the physician advisory panel when preparing to implement Next Gen EMR-2012. Converted to Penn Chart (EPIC EMR) in 2014.

  • Medical Director of Student Health Services at Immaculata University 2006-2008.

  • Medical Advisor at ACAC Fitness Center in West Chester, PA 2007-2016.

  • Press Ganey Summit Award Winner 2009-2012 (Professional Providers Inc.-Exton)

  • Personal Press Ganey satisfaction level >95% since 2007-2015.

  • Named by MAINLINE TODAY magazine as a Top Doctor 2007 and 2013.

  • Top performer by Independence Blue Cross Quality Assessment Measures 2011-2015

  • Physician practice advisor from October 2005 to February 2006 during office start-up phase. Helped design the new practice space to create the look and feel of a holistic healing environment.


Marino Center for Progressive Health-Wellesley                                   Wellesley, MA

Practice Leader and Attending Physician, Internal & Integrative Medicine 

                    May 2001 to August 2005


o   Primary care physician for a successful outpatient practice with an emphasis in preventive medicine and women’s health.

o   Practice Leader for office of six physicians, two NP’s, and several CAM providers (chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, and PT).

o   Practiced both in-patient and out-patient medicine until July 2004

o   Conducted weekly staff meetings reviewing operational, financial, and clinical issues.

o   Assisted in choosing and implementing an EMR system (Centricity, initially known as Logician) in our office 2002.

o   One of three physicians involved in startup of the Wellesley location, the second Marino Center in the Boston area.  The center’s goal was to provide integrative primary care and alternative medicine under one roof to create a more holistic patient centered health care practice.



Wellesley Medical Associates                                                                     Wellesley, MA

Attending Physician, Internal Medicine 

                September 1999 to May 2001


o   Grew a very successful primary care practice in less than two years.

o   Was successful and profitable in managing the balance between excellent health care and budgetary constraints for my patients enrolled in senior health care plans with full risk contracts.


Hospital Privileges

Main Line Health System-Paoli Hospital                                          Paoli, PA

Active Staff, June 2016 to present


Chester County Hospital                                                         West Chester, PA

 Affiliate Staff privileges, December 2005 to present


Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals                                    Philadelphia, PA

Full staff privileges, December 2015 to March 2019


Newton-Wellesley Hospital                                                              Newton, MA

September 1999 to August 2005



American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

            Certified 1999, Recertified 2009, 2018 (Certificate 188942)


American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine (ABIHM)

                        Conferred 2013


American Board of Integrative Medicine (ABOIM)

                        Certified 2017 (ABPS-Certificate 17-93253)



            Pennsylvania MD425794 (02/15/2006 to present)

            Massachusetts 156460 (02/17/1999 to 04/13/2006)

            DEA BS6217637 Current


Postgraduate Training


Lahey Clinic                                                                                    Burlington, MA                    

             Intern and Resident Physician, General Internal Medicine Residency 

             July 1996 to June 1999                                                                                                              




SUNY-Health Science Center–Syracuse-College of Medicine      Syracuse, N.Y.  

Medical Doctorate Degree conferred May 1996


Cornell University - College of Human Ecology                                Ithaca, N.Y.                                 Bachelor of Science in Nutrition conferred May 1992                                                                                                                                             

Honors: Dean’s List, Member of AED-Pre-medical Honor Society 


Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association

  • American College of Physicians

  • Institute of Functional Medicine

  • American Society for Laser Medicine

  • American Med Spa



  • Authored the chapter “Key Nutrients for Brain Health” in the textbook of Integrative Psychology 2018, in the Weil Integrative Medicine Library


Grand Rounds Lecture

·       Optimizing Brain Health-The Brain Nutrient Rx-Location: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital October 4th, 2016

·       Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Markers as Integrative Medicine Tools: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital December 19, 2018


Awards, Honors and Memberships in Honorary Societies:

            1991-1992 Alpha-Epsilon Delta Pre-Medical

            1991-1992 Dean’s List, Cornell University

            2007 Top Doctor Mainline Today magazine

            2009-2012 Press Ganey Summit Award Winner (Professional Providers Inc. -Exton)

            2011-2014 Top Performer by Independence Blue Cross Quality Assessment Measures 

            2013 Top Doctor Mainline Today magazine

            2014 Vitals On-Time Doctor Award

            2023 Suburban Life – Top Physicians 



Community Health Talks :   

·       Chester County Heart Health Prevention Seminar                                              

·       Breast Cancer Prevention Strategies                              

·       What Is Integrative Medicine---How Can It Help You?

·       Peace of Mind (How to manage stress)

·       Vitamin D-It’s Not Just for Bone Health

·       STOP SMOKING!!!

·       Nutritional Supplements: Which Ones Optimize Your Health

·       Integrative Medicine-Is it the Right Approach for You?

·       Integrative Approach to Metabolic Syndrome

·       Brain Nutrients

·       5 Important Supplements for Optimizing Health

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