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Meet The Gut Specialist

Dr. Gaurang

Holistic solution for all gut health issues.

About Me

Integrative Gastroenterologist and Functional Medicine practitioner

I’m Dr. Gaurang Ramesh, founder of Arka Integrative Healthcare. During my Surgical Gastroenterology training, our conventional Healthcare system’s limitations in chronic disease care motivated me to explore the world of Functional and Integrative medicine.

Every person with chronic illness has a different underlying cause for their symptoms and no two patients are alike. I help people resolve their chronic gut health issues with functional and integrative medicine by – helping them find the root cause of their illness with advanced functional diagnostic tests – identifying their food sensitivities and intolerances – teaching them sustainable dietary and lifestyle changes. – optimising their microbiome with a personalised gut health plan.

conventional VS. functional medicine ​

An outlook on conventional VS. functional medicine ​

conventional medicine ​

• Disease Oriented
• Early Detection of Disease
• Doctor Centered
• Specialized (Looks at the body as sum of parts)
• Diagnosis Based on Symptoms
• Everyone is Treated the Same

functional medicine

• Health Oriented
• Preventive Approach
• People Centered
• Holistic Approach (Looks at the whole body system)
• Diagnosis based on identified root causes & health history
• Treatment is based on bio-individuality



Some of the questions I get frequently from patients.

Functional medicine determines HOW and WHY a disease develops and attempts to restore health by addressing the ROOT CAUSES for each individual.
I start by viewing your medical history and symptoms through a slightly different perspective than your conventional doctor. I organize your health story using the Functional Matrix, and this allows me to identify key areas of dysfunction and imbalance that can be corrected.
Conventional medicine aims to categorize and label your symptoms as a diagnosis, in order to match it to a prescription or rehabilitive treatment. Functional medicine goes upstream to look for causes for your problems and diminish inflammatory influences in your body.
My goal is simple: improve quality of life, diminish prescription burden, and teach you what you need to do to remain as healthy as possible.

Excited to start?!  Wonderful!  Motivation is essential for success in any functional treatment plan.  However, the magic and synergy comes from our ability to partner together.  My style of teaching and delivery of medical care may not be a good fit for some people. 

This is why I request a 15-minute free Discovery Session before enrolling you as a private patient.  Please CLICK HERE to book an appointment and find out if functional medicine is the right fit for you.


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As a physician who trained in General Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology and functional medicine, I can explain the labs you’ve already acquired in great detail.

If you need specialty functional testing to help reach your goals, I have contracted with Genova Diagnostics, USA to provide Food sensitivity testsOrganic Amino Acid testingComprehensive Stool Evaluation, and salivary measurements of cortisol and hormones. All of these tests are done in the comfort of your own home, with the convenience of FedEx shipping labels and containers.

Gastrointestinal problems like Gastritis, GERD / Reflux disease, Inflammatory bowel disease, Irritable bowel syndrome, Leaky Gut, Small Intestinal Bacterial and Fungal Overgrowth, Diverticular disease 

Chronic metabolic disorders like Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, Obesity, Dyslipidemia, 

Autoimmune disorders like Psoriasis, Arthritis, Migraines, Thyroiditis 

Neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis, 

Hormone imbalances like PCOS, Thyroid disease, Adrenal dysfunction 

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