Dr. Sherif Hassan MD internist functional medicine DC

Specialty: Functional and Precision Medicine Physician

Practice Philosophy: “Wellness is the cornerstone of my practice. Physicians are good in the management of acute ailments while chronic ailments and wellness remain to be neglected. Early prevention, surveillance and modifications of health are easier and more affordable than treatment of disease."

Areas of Focus: Functional and Precision Medicine, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS),  Sleep Study for Sleep Apnea and Sleep Disorders, Cardiovascular Risks and Metabolic Cardiology, Medical Tourism and Personal Wellness Programs

Visual Contrast Sensitivity Testing for Chronic Illness, Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), Lyme Disease and chronic health issues.


Dr. Hassan’s wide and comprehensive experience in medical practice in different international settings coupled with his personal experience as a patient suffering from Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) changed his path to a more interesting and spurned area, and that is Undiagnosed Chronic Medical Disorders. His own CIRS went undiagnosed. From this experience as a physician and a patient he can empathize with patients as they search for the underlying cause of ailments. He changed his outlook on medicine to a more fulfilling and rewarding medical philosophy whereby wellness is the cornerstone of his practice.

As an internist, he practices Functional Medicine and Precision Medicine to identify and treat the root cause of illness, foster proper prevention and adapt and customize treatment for each patient.  He has developed a Corporate and Individual Wellness Program utilizing advanced screening tools and lifestyle changes that has been successful for many patients with positive changes seen within a few months.

Dr. Hassan travels worldwide as a speaker and attendee at medical seminars and is an active member of the American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine.


Disorders Treated with a Functional Medicine Approach:
• Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)
• Anti-aging, preventative medicine
• Autoimmune disorders
• Cardiovascular disorders, stroke, co-management of risk factors
• Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and related disorders
• SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth) and Gastrointestinal Disorders
• Hormonal imbalances, men or women.
• Lyme, Candida, and bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic co-infections
• Predictive genomics, genetic testing

Visual Contrast Sensitivity Testing is a helpful assessment often used for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome, Lyme Disease and other chronic illness.


Dr. Hassan is a internal medicine physician with international experience. Trained in the United Kingdom as a Critical Care Physician, he has worked in several Universities’ Hospitals around the world and immigrated to the United States in 1995. His work has mainly been in intensive care units and in England was an intensivist at the University of Newcastle Freeman Hospital Heart and Lung Transplant intensive care unit. It is from there that his interest in Cardiovascular medicine, assisted ventilation, Sleep apnea and sleep disorders stem. At that time genomics had not been as developed as it is now but at his hospital the idea of using Transgenic Xerographic pigs as a source for heart valve transplants was considered.

He is currently dedicating clinical time towards Precision Medicine, incorporating integrative medicine with genomic mapping, as well as nutritional and lifestyle management that is tailored to the individual patient.

He uses his international background to serve in various capacities:

• Consultant, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services; International Society of Travel Medicine; American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; and the Department of Transportation.
• Author and development of health policies and management protocols for Medical Wellness for International Clinics. He is a regular speaker and organizer of  European Medical Tourism Conferences with information on the latest developments in healthcare and technology applications.
• Blockchain Enthusiast with a vision that it will improve healthcare delivery, administration, utilization and outcomes.
• Developer of Healthcare Interactive Applications and conversational chatbots.


Formal Training/Education
MB.Ch. B. in Medicine and Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt
Postgraduate Training at University of Birmingham and University of Newcastle upon Tyne in England
Postgraduate Training at Yale University and George Washington University in the United States


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Dr. Hassan

5 Star Google Review

At last I can see light at the end of my illness tunnel. Have been going to Doctors for over 10 years trying to know what is wrong with me till I saw Dr Hassan. He is quite knowledgeable, very easy to talk and communicate with, Professional and really Humble. He made me feel that I knew him for years. I just want to say he is the Best. 2/19