About Dr. Mark Sherfey, M.D.
Tennessee Bioidentical Hormone Doctor, Mark Sherfey, M.D. graduated from the University of Kentucky in l980, with a B.S. degree in pre-med and an emphasis in chemistry. He obtained his undergraduate medical education from the University of Kentucky’s School of Medicine and Ross University’s School of Medicine.
Dr. Mark Sherfey completed several externships, two of which were at Boston University and Boston City Hospital in l985. After treating patients in an office setting, he made house calls. Dr. Sherfey also did an internship and residency in Internal Medicine and additional primary care training at East Tennessee State University, which he completed in l989.
Dr. Sherfey’s Medical Experience
Over the years, Dr. Sherfey’s practice has included hospitalized patients, emergency room medicine, and treating patients in an office setting. He has also assisted families with home birth deliveries and was an intern at Case De Nacimiento Birth Center.
Since the inception of Dr. Sherfey’s studies, he has been interested in nutritional medicine. In l982, his education included an externship with Lester Rose, M.D., in a nutritional oriented practice in San Jose, California.
Subsequently, he has worked with other nutrition oriented practitioners and consulted with leading physicians in areas of treating patients nutritionally, and treating the ‘difficult-to-help’ patient.
Dr. Mark Sherfey is licensed in both Tennessee and Kentucky.
- Memberships and Associations
- Member of ICIM -International College of Integrative Medicine (formerly called Great Lakes Association)
- Member of ACAM-American College for Advancement in Medicine
- Member of MANA (Midwives Alliance of North America)
Integrative and Preventative Medicine in Cookeville-Monterey Area
Nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices coupled with Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy can increase health and vitality. Many people feel increased vitality and energy levels and their body and muscle mass begins to feel stronger as the hormones are absorbed by the body. When one feels better, one can do better with many of life’s pursuits, whether it is weight loss, toning of the muscles or increased energy. When you feel better it is much easier to accomplish these goals. Perhaps Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy is the very thing needed to help you get your life back on track. The benefits can be numerous and may also prevent a series of unpleasant diseases and ailments.
- Additional Conditions Treated in Cookeville-Monterey Area
Allergies – Environmental toxins, food sensitivities, parasites, or heavy metal toxicity can contribute to inflammation and allergic reactions.
Heavy Metal and Environmental Toxicity such as mercury and cadmium can build up in the system and cause toxicity. Detoxification can prevent illness, improve bodily functions, and increase vitality.
Gallbladder Disease plays a role in digestion because it excretes a substance called bile to help in the digestion of fats. When the gallbladder is diseased, digestion and other functions can become impaired.
Parasites – Many people may have symptomatic parasites and not know it. Parasitic infections can cause bloating, diarrhea, an increased appetite, and cravings for non-food substances.
Abdominal Pain – can be caused by a number of factors and may require evaluation and testing by a physician; however, pain that is not caused by a serious ailment can be helped with dietary and nutritional changes.
Indigestion – can be characterized as feeling extreme hunger and then not being able to eat; it may also cause feelings of discomfort in the stomach and digestive issues.
Cardiovascular Disease – Heart disease may be able be prevented by incorporating a healthy diet, exercise, stress reduction, and nutrition into a person’s daily routine.