A holistic practitioner, wife, and homeschool mommy to our 3 kids, our days are both wonderfully and intentionally full. I enjoy seeking a life of purpose: helping busy women find and maintain true health, holistically, for life.  

I am a strong believer in the power of thought, intentional living, and have a tremendous passion for helping others.

Outside of everything health and functional medicine... which I do geek out on every day... I enjoy family adventures, designing and restoring our old southern-style colonial home, exploring nature and the National Parks with my family, photography, good coffee with friends, interior design, trips to Kauai, reading by the fire, pilates, snuggling my babies, a good laugh, gardening, homesteading, raising a barn-yard of animals, sipping tea on the screened porch, painting, learning new things, humming birds, camping, and spending quality time with family over home-cooked meals. 

the      behind
the stethoscope

the    behind the stethoscope

Dr. Andrea Patane, DC

As local rice and walnut farmers, my husband and I are thrilled to both own businesses in our community. We are raising a barn-yard full of pets, and our family's 6th generation of Northern Californian kids, surrounded by both sides of our big families, a dream come true of ours.

Since the age of 4 I have wanted to follow in my grandfather's footsteps and become a doctor. But after experiencing years of chronic health issues, with no help besides drugs that didn't work with side-effects often worse than my previous symptoms, I felt let down. I was just out of high school when I discovered natural medicine, and for the first time took a step on the path to true health. Alternative medicine became my obvious passion, eventually leading me to become a Doctor of Chiropractic in 2007, followed by a post-doctorate certification as a Functional Medicine Practitioner through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM).

On this path I've helped hundreds of patients overcome chronic and autoimmune diseases and have personally overcome extreme adrenal fatigue, IBS, eczema, depression, hormone imbalance, metabolic issues, weight issues, digestive problems, and brain fog. I've experienced what real health looks and feels like and there's no going back to that old life.

This path has also allowed me to experience beautiful midwife-led home births with our babies, raise truly healthy kids without antibiotics or pharmaceuticals, be lead down the path of homeschooling and homesteading, and have been given the opportunity to help so many others, like myself, heal. It is truly my passion. Once someone has experienced what true health feels like, and has become equipped with the knowledge and natural tool-kit to maintain that, a whole new world opens up to them. I want this for all of my patients, and for their families, as well!

In latin, "doctor" means "teacher", and it is said that we teach best what we most need to learn. I am passionate about helping women optimize their metabolism, balance their hormones, overcome chronic health conditions, autoimmune disease, and preventing illness from developing in the first place because I, too, have been in those shoes, and I know first hand what it feels like to be on the other side.  My goal is for my patients to have the opportunity to live life to the fullest, and without health, everything else falls short.  

In Health,

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We would love nothing more than to help you discover your path to optimal health as our patient. So if we are able, let's get together and dig deep into your health. And if we are too far apart, let's let the interwebs connect us. Here's what we are up to ...

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