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 lens 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.
Functional Nurse Practitioner & IV Clinician
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 :MScN, BScN
Functional Nurse Practitioner & IV Clinician
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 : MScN, BScN
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.
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.
Kelly is a registered massage therapist, a lymphatic drainage specialist, and reflexologist. She specializes in working with clients who have CIRS (or chronic inflammatory response syndrome). This syndrome is generally caused by exposure to mold. Kelly will be focusing on treating patients with lymphatic drainage to remove toxins such as mold byproducts, cell fragments, fat and protein as well as boosting their immune system. Kelly graduated from MacEwan University, where she trained to become a Holistic Health Practitioner in the areas of Therapeutic Reflexology, Touch for Health and Acupressure. She is a 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapist and has completed her Training in Lymphatic Drainage Therapy (Chikly Institute - Manual Lymphatic Drainage and with Dr. Vodder School International - Complete Decongestive Therapy). Kelly holds the following qualifications and certifications :
RMT, CLT, ALT, HHPR, MLD,
Functional Health Coach & IV Clinician
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
Brain Health Nurse & IV Clinician
Katelyn works in the IV clinic & 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. Katelyn is a Licensed Practical Nurse.
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!
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.