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About The Center For Holistic Medicine

The Center for Holistic Medicine On-line Store provides over 600 pharmaceutical grade products, from 80 leading manufacturers, many of which are extensively researched and tested by our physicians. These would include: natural minerals, vitamins, supplements, hormones, as well as an extensive program of homeopathic remedies. It also includes a program of natural supplements from PureZen™ Health, developed by Drs. Brownstein, Ng, & Nusbaum.

Dr. David Brownstein Medical Director

Dr. David Brownstein

Dr. David Brownstein, Medical Director of the Center for Holistic Medicine, received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and obtained his M.D. degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. He completed his residency at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan and is Board Certified in Family Practice.

Dr. Brownstein specializes in the use of natural vitamins, minerals, herbs, and natural hormones. His practice includes applied kinesiology, acupuncture, nutritional IV therapies, and bio-identical hormones, as well. Dr. Brownstein lectures internationally about the effectiveness of holistic medicine and has authored 13 best- selling books. Dr. Brownstein is also the News

max Editor of the ‘Natural Way to Health’ monthly newsletter and the founder of our own brand of natural health supplements, PureZen™ Health ( www.purezenhealth.com). Dr. Brownstein is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. You may visit Dr. Brownstein’s website directly at www.drbrownstein.com.

Dr. Brownstein is, without question, proud to be a University of Michigan Wolverines fan, with an undying loyalty to their football & basketball teams. He even has his own ‘Maize & Blue’ office chair emblazoned with U of M logos. Dr. Brownstein has been married to his wife, Allison, for 26 years. Allison, also an alumnus of the University of Michigan, practiced real estate law before choosing to stay home to raise their 2 daughters. It is of no surprise that Hailey is completing her senior year at the University of Michigan, and will study Osteopathic Medicine in the Fall. In keeping with the Brownstein tradition, their younger daughter, Jessi, is completing her junior year also at the University of Michigan. As empty-nesters, their faithful dog, ‘Pepper’ will continue to keep the Brownstein household active.

Dr. Jeffrey Nusbaum Partner

Dr. Jeffrey Nusbaum

Dr. Jeffrey Nusbaum received his Bachelor’s degree & M.D. degree from Wayne State University in Detroit and completed his residency in Family Practice at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Michigan. He has practiced holistic medicine for over 20 years and is a member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine, a not for profit medical society dedicated to educating physicians and other health care professionals on the latest findings and emerging procedures in preventive and nutritional medicine.

Dr. Nusbaum specializes in several areas of alternative medicine concentrating on healing the whole person and taking in to consideration, not only the body, but the mind and spirit, as well.In his practice, Dr. Nusbaum incorporates whole food supplementation. He has completed special training in Nutritional Therapies (Ortho Molecular Medicine), Natural Hormonal Balances, Bach Flower Therapies, Applied Kinesiology, and Korean Hand Acupunture. With an added interest in Homeopathy, Dr. Nusbaum has undergone studies through the Desert Institute of Classical Homeopathy in Phoenix, Arizona. Additionally, Dr. Nusbaum has extensively studied the discipline known as Homotoxicology, and has received special training, as recognized by the Society of Homotoxicology of North America. Dr. Nusbaum also specializes in the use of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, whole foods, supplements, systemic enzymes, herbs, homeopathic remedies, Bach Flower Essences, bio identical hormones, and nutritional IV therapies.

Dr. Nusbaum is a great sports enthusiast, and is especially loyal to the Detroit Tigers. Additionally, he also has a lifelong hobby of magic and loves to perform for family and friends. Dr. Nusbaum has been married to his wife for over 15 years. They have a son and a daughter.

Dr. Richard Ng Partner

Dr. Richard Ng

Rick Ng, MD is a first generation Chinese American, and a life long resident of the greater Detroit metropolitan area. Growing up in a hand laundry gave him first hand experience at problem solving and being self employed. He is a graduate of Cass Technical High, Wayne State University under grad and medical school. He spent his residency training in Family Practice at Providence Hospital of Southfield, Mi. Post graduation, he worked for a decade in the Providence Hospital emergency room while starting up a medical practice, “Specialists in Family Practice” with two fellow graduates. During the first decade of practice he was a team physician for Novi High’s football team. There he sought extra training in sports medicine. His love for sports and physical fitness is carried to this day.

His first exposure to medicine was the ying/yang balance by his mother, the self taught doctor of the family. He eventually came full circle to embrace her Oriental philosophy of holistic medicine. With experience in allopathic and holistic medicine, Dr. Ng takes a full spectrum approach to medical issues. He feels that it is necessary to restore a healthy foundation in the body via natural means, such as, nutrition, natural hormones, vitamins, minerals, acupuncture, homeopathy, structural alignment, energy medicine, and massage. There is a time and place for medications, but usually they are not the first and only choice.

Dr. Ng is a man in motion. He loves just about any activity to include running, biking, swimming, climbing, skiing, and lifting. Tennis is a great outlet for him as well.

He has been married for 35 years and has two children. Garek is a recent graduate of Michigan State University. Laura is a junior at Central Michigan.

Taylor Griglak Nurse Practitioner

Taylor Griglak, Nurse Practitioner

Ms. Taylor Griglak, FNP-BC, grew up in Troy, Michigan, graduated top of her class at Marian High School, and later earned her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Michigan in 2010. She then achieved her master of science in nursing from Oakland University in 2014.

Taylor began her nursing career at Karmanos Cancer Center in Detroit on the Bone Marrow Transplant unit as a student nurse in 2007. Upon completion of her B.S. she joined full-time as a staff nurse and then in 2014 became a full-time Nurse Practitioner and cut her teeth in a traditional medical setting.

However, Taylor’s passions drew her to holistic care. She continued her medical education at the Center for Holistic Medicine, working closely with Drs Brownstein, Ng, & Nusbaum. On his three years of postgraduate training with Taylor, Dr. Brownstein notes, “In the 20 years that I have been in practice, we have never found anyone to be as competent, intuitive and insightful of a holistic practitioner as Taylor. We are thrilled to welcome her to the practice.”

Taylor joined the Center for Holistic Medicine full-time in February 2016, where she is overjoyed to bring her expertise and holistic-minded skill set to those looking to improve their lives through holistic care.

Taylor’s unique experience as a nurse practitioner allows her to practice independently, with flexibility, compassion and authority. Her practice emphasizes treating the whole person, incorporating mind, body and spirit, which includes the following specialties:

  • Assessing and diagnosing acute episodic and chronic illness
  • Treatment of thyroid and other hormone imbalances
  • Therapies for coping with autoimmune disorders
  • Essential oil therapy and treatment
  • Wellness-focused nutrition consultation
  • Using natural vitamins, minerals, herbs and hormones to help the body heal itself, including: nutritional IV therapies and bio-identical hormones

Taylor is an advocate for holistic healthcare and has transformed her own life through holistic treatment. Taylor's passion in life is caring for others and making the world healthier and happier through holistic care.

She is an avid yogi and essential oil expert. She loves to bike around town, spend time in her garden, and hone her cooking skills.

Taylor is accepting new patients at the Center for Holistic Medicine. If you wish to schedule a new patient appointment, please contact our main office at 248-851-1600.

The Customer Service Staff

The Customer Service Staff

Our Customer Service Staff is a diverse group of hard working, devoted individuals. This terrific group consists of moms, college students, aspiring actors, former athletic coaches and retired teachers. While their backgrounds do vary, they all share the same passion and commitment to holistic health. Our Customer Service Staff takes great pride in their work and we are proud to have them as part of our Center for Holistic Medicine family.

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