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The practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient, focuses on the whole person, is informed by evidence, and makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing.

Definition of Integrative Medicine

With 21 years of experience in Urogynecology, Dr. Chris Roberts combines conventional medicine, traditional treatments, and complementary methods to provide relief, rebalance and anti-aging benefits to the body. The integrative wellness approach has been successful in treating chronic conditions, hormonal imbalance, metabolic disorders, incontinence and many other health issues that women endure and encounter more frequently as they age.*

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Dr. Christopher H. Roberts, MD

Dr. Christopher H. Roberts, is a Board Certified Urogynecologist who also specializes in Functional Metabolic Medicine and Integrative Wellness. He provides an innovative holistic treatment for women's health with consideration of treatments that include pelvic floor muscle therapy, vaginal rejuvenation and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. He also addresses and manages metabolic disorders, low libido, urinary and bowel dysfunction, incontinence, overactive bladder, and ineffective bladder emptying.

Dr. Christopher Roberts is proficient in the latest treatment options for incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and overactive bladder symptoms. His treatments consist of advanced training for advanced pelvic floor therapy. This physical therapy for the pelvic floor muscles has allowed him to treat both urinary and bowel incontinence and dysfunction without surgery or pharmaceuticals.

In 2012, the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology approved a subspecialty board certification in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Chris Roberts is the only Obstetrician and Gynecologist in the area to receive this board certification, allowing him to practice exclusively in urinary and bowel dysfunction and treatment.

In 2015, he began a new adventure by beginning a fellowship training program from the Metabolic Medicine Institute through A4M in Integrative Metabolic Medicine. He will complete this fellowship with an oral and written examination in April of 2018. Dr. Roberts also plans to eventually complete a Master’s degree in this subspecialty at some time in the future following these exams.

Education

  • Biology Degree - University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Medical Doctor Degree - University of Missouri School of Medicine
  • Internship and Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology - University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Board Certified Physician: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Board Certified Physician: Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (Urogynecology)
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Dottie Bringle, APRN

Dottie Bringle APRN, FNP-C, joined Dr. Chris Robert’s practice in 2014. Her medical expertise provides an exceptional benefit to the women's health services at Customized Health Renewal. Ms. Bringle has a Master of Science in Health Services Administration from SW Baptist University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from Pittsburg State University. She earned Master of Science in Nursing-Nurse Practitioner from Pittsburg State University in 2014 and received various awards in the field of Nursing.

Most recently, Ms. Bringle was named Outstanding Alumni of Pittsburg State University. Ms. Bringle worked at St. John’s Medical Center (later named Mercy Hospital), in Joplin, Missouri for 25 years and was an esteemed nurse in various areas including Emergency/Trauma/Flight, Surgical Services and Critical Care. She also served in various roles in administration while at St. John’s Medical Center.