Dr. Schweig

Sunjya Schweig, MD

Concurrent Presenter

Sunjya Schweig, MD, is an expert in complex chronic illnesses that require rigorous investigation and management. He has been studying, teaching, and practicing integrative and functional medicine for over 25 years.

As founder and president of the California Center for Functional Medicine (CCFM), Dr. Schweig believes that an individualized, systems-based, precision medicine approach is fundamental for managing patients with chronic illness. CCFM is at the forefront of the functional medicine movement, offering patients a deep investigative approach to health care that is personalized, collaborative, and data-driven. Since 2016, CCFM has been honored to run a comprehensive wellness program for first responders.

Dr. Schweig received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley. He received a full scholarship to attend medical school at the University of California, Irvine, where he helped design and lead the complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) curriculum. There he served on the board of the Susan Samueli Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and was chosen as one of 20 medical students to attend the NIH Leadership Training Program in Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Dr. Schweig completed his family medicine residency at the University of California, San Francisco, (UCSF) family practice residency program in Santa Rosa, CA. During his residency, he was instrumental in developing and founding the Integrative Medicine Fellowship program.

Dr. Schweig continues to be active in medical education and has served as volunteer clinical faculty at the UCSF Santa Rosa residency. He currently holds an adjunct faculty position at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Schweig has lectured nationally and internationally at conferences, hospitals, and universities and is active in medical research, with published articles on botanical medicines for tickborne infections.

Dr. Schweig has been in private practice since 2007 and is board certified in family practice (ABFM) and integrative and holistic medicine (ABIHM).