In September 2016, e3BFM conducted an evaluation of all MD/DOs listed on the Institute for Functional Medicine’s “Find a Provider” feature. The methodology included reviewing each physician’s profile and search engine listing to determine if the physician was in practice versus out of business, lecturing, consulting or functioning as an administrator. The physicians in practice were then divided into four groups:

  1. Corporate Specialist
  2. Corporate Primary Care
  3. Independent Specialist
  4. Independent Primary Care