Meet the Team
Lynne Murfin MD opened its doors in 2010, and has grown to be a leading provider
of Functional and Integrative medical care to hundreds of patients. Dr Murfin has built a team of highly skilled, experienced, and dedicated clinicians, practitioners, and
administrative staff who are ready to support your individualised journey to better health and vitality.
Dr. Lynne Murfin
Medical Director & Founder
Dr. Murfin is whole-heartedly focused on her life’s mission to help people heal and achieve extraordinary outcomes. She believes that health is more than merely the absence of disease. It is a total state of physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and social wellbeing through the creation of a whole and meaningful life. Dr. Murfin leaves no stone unturned to determine the root cause of illness or imbalance. Dr. Murfin’s qualifications and certifications include: MBChB, LMCC, CCFP, FCFP, ABAARM, FAARM, IFMCP
Dr. Michelle Van Der Westhuizen
One of Dr. Michelle's greatest passions in life is to help people to help themselves. She understands that your current health tells a story and that when you have symptoms of disease your body is already out of balance. She believes that we should not have to settle for anything other than our most vital self and that her job is to figure out how to put you back on track. Dr. Michelle qualifications and certifications include: MBChB, LMCC, CCFP, IFMCP, FAAMFM
Dr. Julie Hong
When Dr. Hong discovered the whole picture that functional medicine offers, she knew had discovered a path to accurately assess and address the root causes of dysfunction in her patients. Dr. Hong is passionate about helping patients to learn about themselves and to equip them to make informed choices for healing on their terms. She is focused on the optimization of well-being so that her patients can experience vibrancy, joy, and energy. Dr. Hong is grateful to be part of anyone’s curiosity-led adventure into discovering their true expanding potential. Dr. Julie Hong’s qualifications and certifications include: CCFP CTM IFMCP
Dr. Kelly Grant
Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncturist & Herbalist
Dr. Grant has spent the majority of her career working in complimentary Functional Medicine practices including an IVF clinic. Today she has a strong interest in hormonal health and fertility and she believes that the most profound impact on health comes from looking at the whole person. Dr. Grant has always had an interest in health, wellness, and growing nutrient-dense plants. Her approach to patient care is to learn from symptoms and treat according to root cause. Dr. Grant is also a student of the Functional Medicine Institute who is diligent in integrating Eastern and Western Medicine. Her qualifications include Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, and ABORM.
Nutritional Therapist & Coach
Amy brings nearly two decades of experience in the field of nutrition and mind-body coaching. She believes that nourishing the body with the power of food is essential to health and healing. Amy also uses essential oils in her work with patients to restore physical and emotional vitality. Amy believes that the essential ingredient to a vibrant, energetic and fulfilling life is resolving stresses that block physical vitality and hinder potential. With an open heart and inquiring mind, Amy accompanies patients on a journey to knowing themselves in a whole new conscious way. Her mission is to inspire, educate, and guide patients to nourish the body, mind, and soul. Amy is a Certified Mind-Body Eating Coach and a Certified Demartini Method® Facilitator.
IV Clinician and Lifestyle Educator
April knows that what you do in your daily life makes a difference. She manages the IV Clinic, providing IV Vitamin/Mineral Therapy, Chelation Therapy, Blood Testing, and Lifestyle Education - all of which are integral to your healing process. With a Functional Medicine focus to her nursing education, April supports patients with diet, exercise, and healing programs. April holds the following qualifications and certifications: RN, BN
Elena is a registered dialysis nurse from the Philippines who cares for her patients holistically and with compassion. Being a part of the entire patient healing process is a joy for Elena. She understands the critical role that drawing blood has in health and in the patient care process at LMMD. Through blood analysis, patients are able to receive the correct diagnostic information to begin their treatment plan and to start their journey towards optimal health and vitality!
IV Clinician & Functional Health Nurse
After decades of working in a variety of acute/critical care and community nursing specialties, Jane took a deep dive into the world of functional medicine. Motivated by her own health journey, she later certified as a Functional Medicine Health Coach. Jane believes in the innate wisdom of the body, and that identifying root causes and restoring balance on every level (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual) is good medicine. She is passionate about empowering those who have chosen a functional/integrative approach to take an active role in their wellness journey. Jane’s certifications include: RN, FMCHC
Karen runs the day-to-day operations of the clinic and it brings her great joy to see the progress the patients are making! Her interest in functional medicine stems from being Dr. Murfin’s patient and reaping the benefits. Having first worked with Dr. Murfin in the early days of her practice, she has enjoyed seeing the clinic evolve into the incredible home for health and community it is today. Karen keeps her life balanced by cultivating her passions for family, the outdoors and running.
It is Kate's joy and privilege to encourage patients to become the healthiest version of themselves. After caring for patients in critical care settings, Kate was determined to further her involvement in health promotion. Her experience as a paediatric emergency nurse paired with her own health journey motivated Kate to take an alternative approach to health care. Kate holds the following qualifications and certifications: RN, BN
IV Clinician & Licensed Practical Nurse
Katelyn works in the IV clinic and brain health Neurofeedback. She has a passion for health and believes that when people are living a healthy life style they can be their best self. She loves helping people find optimal health through her work at the clinic, including IV therapy. Katelyn loves to support patients in her role and to witness the healing journey firsthand.
Medical Office Assistant/Reception
Kayla embraces life and embraces happiness. Part of Dr. Murfin’s team since 2004, she runs the many day-to-day aspects of the practice. She is your first and last point of contact at the Clinic and takes great pride in keeping things running smoothly for you. Kayla is a qualified MOA.
Medical Office Assistant/Reception
Lisa is an experienced and passionate MOA with years of clinical experience. Intrigued by the potential for functional medicine, Lisa joined LMMD and loves the opportunity to learn and grow. Lisa offers a warm welcome to the clinic and will provide you with care and professionalism at the front desk. She enjoys getting to meet and interact with all of the patients in the clinic and to witness the healing journey.
Consultant, Natural Nutrition Clinical Practitioner & Health Coach
With her extensive background in medical science and Functional Medicine, Nora is pleased to provide nutrition consultations and functional medicine health coaching to our patients. Nora believes that we are often faced with great opportunity brilliantly disguised as an impossible situation. Nora holds the following qualifications and certifications: MSc, CHN, NNCP FMC.
Sana Hadayat has been a receptionist since 2009. She loves meeting and interacting with all of the patients at the clinic, and watching as their health transforms throughout their journey. She enjoys greeting patients with a friendly and cheerful welcome as they arrive at the clinic. In her spare time, Sana enjoys spending time with friends and family.
Registered Nurse & Skin Therapist
Stacey is passionate about understanding the undeniable connection between mind and body in the pursuit of true health and healing. As a proud team member at LMMD, she cares deeply about her clients and their healing journey. Skin health is a passion of Stacey’s, as it aligns with understanding the root cause of disease and imbalance that the body manifests. Stacey is also a mama to three, Skin Therapist, as well as a student and teacher of yoga for the past 12 years. Stacey’s qualifications include a BScN and training in skin health and skin therapy.