Dr. Sylvia H. Regalla is native of Buffalo, NY. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in biology and her Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Her training in Internal Medicine was also completed in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Regalla has also earned a Master’s degree in Applied Clinical Nutrition.
Dr. Regalla has practiced internal medicine for more than 25 years in the Buffalo community. In addition to her role as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at UB, Adjunct Professor of Nutrition at the New York Chiropractic College, Dr. Regalla is a Founding Diplomat of the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Regalla is listed in the Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women in Healthcare, Top Physicians in America/ Internal Medicine and Nutrition, and a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and American College of Physicians. She is licensed to practice medicine in the State of New York.
She currently specializes in functional medicine, nutritional medicine and nutrigenomics. Functional medicine involves the origins, prevention and treatment of complex chronic disease. Functional medicine physicians look “upstream” to consider the complex web of interactions in the patient’s history, physiology, and lifestyle that addresses the healthcare needs of the 21st century. Dr. Regalla is a pioneer in this cutting –edge approach to medical care which integrates traditional medicine practices with integrative medicine, creating a focus on prevention and treatment through nutrition, diet, and exercise; use of the latest laboratory testing and other diagnostic techniques; and prescribed combinations of drugs and/or botanical medicines, supplements, therapeutic diets, detoxification programs, or stress-management techniques.
Sylvia H. Regalla, MD, MSCN