Jessica Montalvo, MD, IFMCP

“Passionate about the treatment of cognitive decline and environmentally acquired illnesses.”

Jessica received her bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from Harvard University. She attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at Northwestern in Chicago and subsequent training in hospice and palliative medicine.

After 10+ years of practice in the hospital and home based settings, she felt ready for a new challenge. Jessica decided to study functional medicine so she could impact the health and well-being of her patients by working on root causes of their symptoms. She pursued training with the Institute for Functional Medicine and the Kresser Institute Practitioner Training Program, earning status as Certified Practitioner in late 2019. Jessica also completed Dr. Dale Bredesen’s training in Reversing Cognitive Decline, known as the RECODE program. She is halfway through a certification with Dr. Tom Moorcroft in Lyme disease and related conditions. Jessica also has training in Frequency Specific Microcurrent therapy.

Jessica has an interest in treating a wide variety of conditions. She blends her knowledge of conventional medicine with functional and integrative medicine therapies and principles. Jessica has strong interests in reversing cognitive decline, treating chronic infections, managing mold-related illness, and balancing hormones.

Jessica spent her formative years on the East Coast and will always be a Jersey girl at heart. In her spare time, she and her husband indulge in adventures with their 2 Rottweilers. Jessica is a fine food and whiskey enthusiast. She is co-ambassador of the Chicago branch of the Bourbon Women Association.

Jessica Montalvo, MD, IFMCP
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