Meet Dr. Lisa Merritt - Functional Medicine Specialist in North Carolina

Dr. Lisa Merritt

Dr. Lisa Merritt is the CEO, founder of Weddington Wellness and the developer of the Weddington Wellness Center. Her passion was passed down from her late father, Dr. Charles S. Alchermes, Jr., a well-known chiropractic wellness physician and professor. Dr. Merritt is a licensed chiropractor (D.C.), board certified in naturopathy (C.T.N.), board certified in acupuncture (C.Acu.), and certified physical therapeutic rehabilitation specialist. She is also a certified HeartMath biofeedback practitioner, trained in Reiki healing and Transcendental Meditation.

Dr. Merritt successfully addresses chronic health issues with functional medicine and holistic care focusing on the initial underlying cause. She helps patients in both the physical office, and in the virtual setting. Her unique specialties incorporate a structural, nutritional, and emotional approach providing a customized and personalized path for those to follow.

Since 1980, she has educated and helped thousands of patients of all ages with their health conditions applying her thorough and complete analyses. Dr. Merritt’s comprehensive skills blends these fields of disciplines to enhance her patient’s lives. Dr. Merritt resides in Marvin, NC, with her husband, Will, enjoying family time with their combined family of six adult children, and their significant loved ones, and nine grandchildren enjoying cooking, gardening, nature walks, and lots of laughter!!

As a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Dr. Merritt has attended many years of continuing education hours on subjects of “Mastering Brain Chemistry”, “Mastering Endocrinology”, “Mastering Thyroid”, Mastering Gut Infections, “Mastering Autoimmune Conditions” and “Mastering Blood Chemistry”. She has also attained 1000’s of hours of education in nutritional therapies for weight loss, gut issues, brain decline, neuro-reflex anti-aging therapies, Chinese Medicine, Advanced Acupuncture, and cognitive behavioral stress management training.

Dr. Merritt has been published in her field magazines, featured in multiple interviews of radio, television news broadcasts and social media programs. She has been honored to be a guest speaker for many podcasts and local community events. Her love of learning and helping others, compels her to continuously remain current in the latest research and be a public figure and spokesperson as an advocate on promoting natural health and longevity.

Dr. Lisa Merritt was born in New Jersey as the sixth of seven children. Her early years of holistic healing were passed on and influenced by her father, the late, Dr. C. S. Alchermes, Jr., who was a well-respected chiropractic physician, pioneer for natural healing, and a college professor. Dr. Merritt, and her husband, William, now reside in Marvin, North Carolina. Their combined family of six children and four grandchildren (and one more on the way!), keeps them active in many family and community events.

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