Michael F. Cantwell MD, MPH

​​ Bio

Dr. Cantwell is board-certified in Pediatrics, and sees both adults and children in his Holistic Medicine practice.  He is a Quaker and seeks to integrate the physical, mental/emotional, and spiritual aspects of health. 

His multi-award winning book,  Map of the Spirit: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Spirit , presents a universal framework of human spiritual development and explores the connection between spirituality and health - for more information click here .  The book is available in paperback or ebook format at www.mapofthespirit.com  or  Amazon.com .

Before opening his solo private practice (MCMD), Dr. Cantwell was Lead Physician at the Institute for Health and Healing Clinic (1998-2012), one of the nation’s premier Holistic Medicine centers, and at Rising Phoenix Integrative Medicine Center (2012-2017) both in San Francisco. His work has been recognized at the national level through multiple publications, lectures, and service on the first National Advisory Council for the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD.

Conventional Medicine Training

Dr. Cantwell graduated summa cum laude from State University of New York (SUNY)-Buffalo, NY with BA’s in Biology and Philosophy. He graduated medical school from SUNY-Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY and received his post-graduate pediatric training at the University of Minnesota Hospitals in Minneapolis, MN and the University of California-San Francisco (UCSF),CA.

Dr. Cantwell earned his Masters Degree in Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology at the University of California-Berkeley and was a Geographic Medicine Fellow at Stanford University.  Subsequently, he served in the Tuberculosis Control Branch of the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, GA and completed a post-graduate Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Stanford University and UCSF.
Holistic Medicine

Dr. Cantwell has special interests in diagnosing and treating:

  • Allergies and Immune disorders
  • Fatigue and fibromyalgia
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Thyroid and adrenal disorders
  • Neurotransmitter and mood disorders
  • Attention Deficit and focus disorders
  • Autism and sensory processing disorders
  • Envronmental mold and toxins 
  • Chemical sensitivity and detox disoders
  • Mast-cell and histamine disorders
  • Genetic factors affecting health
  • Connection between spirituality and health

His Holistic Medicine practice incorporates:

  • Allergy diagnosis and treatment
  • Dietary interventions
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Western herbal therapy
  • ​Genetic testing
  • Detoxification and heavy metal treatments
  • Subconscious therapies, including guided imagery, hypnotherapy, and Eye-Movement Desensitization (EMDR)
  • Subtle/energetic therapies, including aromatherapy, Flower Essences, Shamanism, and Reiki (Master)

"We are not here to do what has already been done"
Robert Henri, The Art Spirit

Keyaira Terry

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Bio ​​

Ms. Terry was born and raised in Ukiah, a small farm town in northern California. She started her medical career at Howard Memorial Hospital in Willits, CA, as a phlebotomist/advanced phlebotomist in the Intensive Care Unit and Emergency Department. She then went to work for Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation as a phlebotomist and Patient Services Representative (PSR). She started her work in alternative medicine as a PSR at the Institute for Health and Healing Clinic. During that time she learned more about nutrition and physical training, started the Paleo diet, and lost over 100 lbs. In 2014, she began working as Administrative Coordinator for Dr. Cantwell and quickly recognized his skills as a physician, mentor, and friend.

When she's not working at the clinic,  Keyaira runs her own business as a maker, marketer, and distributor; she creates commissioned pieces, tapestry weaving, and leather work. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, Weston, and their two English bulldogs, Olive and Lola. You can learn more about her and her work by visiting her website - www.keyaiira.com .She also teaches at  WorkshopSF in San Francisco, CA and  Fiber Circle Studio in Cotati, CA.  

"I truly enjoy coming to work each day,
as I know I will get to make a positive impact
on patients' lives."
Keyaira Terry