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Holistic Specialist

Adrienne Youdim, MD, FACP

Internist & Medical Weight Loss Specialist located in Beverly Hills, CA

It’s easy for health care professionals to say they provide holistic medicine, but putting it into practice isn’t as simple. Holistic care requires the true dedication and level of compassion you’ll receive from Dr. Adrienne Youdim, MD, FACP in Beverly Hills, California. Dr. Youdim is a board-certified physician in internal medicine, who specializes in medical weight loss and clinical nutrition by integrating lifestyle and mindfulness practices with science to create customized holistic health care. To schedule an appointment, call the office or request a visit online.

Holistic Q & A

What is holistic medical care?

Dr. Youdim believes that all the facets of your life contribute to your health. With this as her guiding principle, she evaluates your physical, emotional, and spiritual health, along with your nutritional state and the environmental and lifestyle elements that contribute to your well-being.

When problems are found in any of these areas, they’re integrated into a holistic treatment plan that includes well-defined lifestyle changes and science-based modalities. Your treatment is individually tailored to achieve your weight-loss goals and to heal the chronic diseases associated with overweight and obesity.

What should I expect from a holistic doctor?

The heart of Dr. Youdim’s holistic medical practice is grounded in qualities such as:


Dr. Youdim takes time with each patient to listen to their concerns and to explore the multifaceted aspects of their life that have contributed to weight gain and chronic disease. The value of time can’t be underestimated when the goal is to provide a therapeutic relationship grounded in integrated and holistic health care.


Nothing is more important than ensuring that each patient has the information they need to understand their medical condition and to have the confidence to work as a true partner with Dr. Youdim when making lifestyle and medical decisions.


True healing can only be achieved when you have a trusted connection with Dr. Youdim. She builds this relationship with her compassion and personal communication, and by honoring your needs with ongoing support throughout your journey toward weight loss and overall good health.

What is a holistic approach to weight loss?

Dr. Youdim offers a comprehensive approach to weight management. She works closely with each patient, exploring their current diet and exercise regimen and their past weight-loss history. She helps you set healthy weight-loss goals and meticulously develops a new meal plan and exercise routine that you can incorporate into a healthy lifestyle.

A holistic weight-loss plan includes the lifestyle issues that affect weight gain and loss, like the quality of your sleep and stress reduction. You’ll explore aspects of your lifestyle that heavily and unconsciously influence your eating habits.

Dr. Youdim encourages behavioral tools such as mindfulness meditation, which promotes overall wellness, relieves stress, and supports weight loss. Mindfulness meditation builds awareness of issues, such as how you may use food to deal with emotional needs.

To receive the integrative care you need for weight-loss success from a respected leader in the field, call Dr. Adrienne Youdim, MD, FACP, or schedule an appointment online.