Episode 46: Lyme, Mold and Environmental Toxins

Dr. Kelly McCann

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Kelly McCann, a public health expert who discusses Lyme Disease, mold and environmental toxins.

Dr. McCann is on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, Calif., and has been in private practice in Costa Mesa, Calif., since 2008. She founded Partners in Health at the Spring Center in August 2009.

Dr. McCann received a bachelor’s degree in music from Brown University and a master’s degree in library science from the State University of New York at Albany. She went on to receive her doctor of medicine degree and simultaneously earned a master’s in public health (MPH) in tropical medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans. She completed both an internal medicine residency at Banner Samaritan Medical Center and a pediatrics residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix.

Dr. McCann practiced medicine at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine where she worked and trained with renowned Dr. Andrew Weil as one of 35 distinguished fellows in residence throughout the world. After completion of the fellowship, Dr. McCann became certified in medical acupuncture through the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, studied environmental medicine and chelation with Dr. Walter Crinnion and biotoxins with Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker and membrane medicine with Dr. Patricia Kane.

Dr. McCann is certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine and also Board Certified in Integrative Medicine by the American Board of Physician Specialties. Dr. McCann completed a master’s in spiritual psychology at the University of Santa Monica in August 2010. She was named to the newly created Board of the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness.

She lectures internationally on mold, lyme and environmental toxins. She lives in Costa Mesa with her husband, his daughter and their dog and cat. She enjoys yoga, dancing with her partner and traveling.