Akil Palanisamy, M.D.
- Offers MyHealth Online
This provider offers Sutter Health's electronic health record with the following online services:
- Email your doctor's office
- Prescription refills
- View test results
- Proxy access for caregivers
- Track immunizations
- Secure mobile access
- Schedule an appointment*
- Pay bills online*
* Services with an asterisk vary by doctor.
Accepting new patients
Accepted Health Plans
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- Medical Affiliations
Sutter Medical Foundation
- Sutter Medical Group
Sutter Medical Network
Credentials & Notables
- Medical School:
University of California, San Francisco
Stanford University, O'Connor Hospital, Family Medicine
- Special Training:
Board Certified in Family Medicine
- Primary Language(s)
- Additional Language(s)
Philosophy of Care
Dr. Palanisamy's thirst for knowledge and longstanding yoga practice influenced his
decision to become a physician and learn about holistic approaches. In 1999, he studied
at Arya Vaidya Ayurvedic Institute in Southern India. By 2002, he started an advanced
clinical internship with the renowned Ayurvedic doctor L. Mahadevan, MD, at Sarada
Ayurvedic Hospital in Kanyakumari, India.
Experience has convinced Dr. Palanisamy that the mind-body-spirit connection is integral to health and healing. He is a skilled diagnostician and works in partnership with his patients to develop personalized and comprehensive treatment plans that incorporate nutritional supplements, herbs, massage and bodywork, and mind-body techniques.
Dr. Palanisamy is dedicated to serving the needs of patients and the community, and advancing the practice of medicine. He brings compassion and insight, along with in-depth knowledge and experience, to his evidenced-based integrative medicine practice, successfully treating a wide variety of serious, chronic health conditions.
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