Physicians & Practitioners

It is our goal to share a list of health and wellness professionals who come highly recommended. We have either been an existing patient or vet recommendations and provide you with a list of those dedicated to healing.

Recommended Health & Wellness Professionals

Visit our ever-growing list of professionals that have been vetted, have met our stringent requirements and are ready to help you with your health needs. We strongly recommend an initial consult with the health professional to ensure their plan, outlook and overall character match your needs - as your relationship with the health professional and treatment plan are critical.

Dr. Marc Sklar - Clincal Director & Founder

Fertility expert with wide knowledge on systemic healing, including UTIs , Intersitial Cystitis, Endometriosis, PCOS, gut health and more.

Marc and his team practice Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Integrative Medicine. 

Marc and his expert team provide acupuncture for in-office visits and offer virtual appointments to accommodate people who are not local. 


Check out his amazing YouTube channel where he shares tips on Fertility and Women's Health (link in icon below). 

Office Locations

6370 Lusk Blvd., Suite F103
San Diego, CA. 92121

2820 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 104
San Diego, CA. 92108


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Dr. Zermeno, MD - American Institute of Natural Medicine

Phone: 657-233-9016

Dr. German Zermeno opened the American Institute of Natural Medicine in Tustin, California to provide patients with non-conventional, affordable, high-quality medical care. Dr. Zermeno focuses on functional medicine and believes patients should be active participants in their healthcare and wellness.

Dr. Zermeno focuses on Chronic Pain, Nutrition, Hormonal Imbalance, UTIs, Chronic UTIs, Interstitial Cystitis, Lyme Disease, Menopause, Women's Health, Men's Health, Stress relief and more. His staff are excellent and compassionate as well. 


Treatments include Ozone Therapy (IV, Injections and Insufflation), Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections and more. 

Office Location

1254 Irvine Boulevard, Suite 150

Tustin, CA 92780


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Ruth Kriz, NP

Ruth provides an integrative approach to the treatment of Chronic UTIs, Interstitial Cystitis, Bio-Films and Lyme Disease. Ruth has over 30 years clinical experience working with IC patients.

Ruth became inspired to help others after healing her IC and Lyme Disease after 11 years of chronic and painful symptoms.  

Please note Ruth is now retired but is mentoring a number of physicians and nurse practitioners in utilizing her tools to aid them in their treatment of patients with chronic health conditions. We are currently gathering information about these physicians. 

Dr. Michael Hsieh, MD, PhD

Dr. Hsieh is a urologist at Children's National Health System. Dr. Hsieh has experience in laparoscopic and robotic surgery for urologic conditions, and specializes in bladder diseases affecting children and young adults. Dr. Hsieh is on the ICA Board of Directors and is dedicated to helping people with Interstitial Cystitis and chronic UTIs. 

Dr. Hsieh works at Children’s National Medical Center as Director of Transitional Urology in Washington, DC. Dr. Hsieh runs a NIH-funded bladder biology research group and is developing a broader microbiology research program across multiple laboratories.  


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Recommending a Physician or Practitioner

Have you worked with an amazing physician or practitioner?  Does this wellness professional show compassion and care towards their patients?  Do you want to share your story and information about a healer that has the knowledge and passion to help others recover and prevent UTIs, manage and heal from chronic UTIs or IC? 

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