I have many health problems. How many doctors will be monitoring me?
It is common in the case of chronic and metabolic diseases to have more than one Diseases simultaneously. Our medical practice cooperates with all specialties; therefore patients do not have to move further unless absolutely necessary.
Does my insurance cover me?
Services and proposed exams are partly covered or, in certain cases, not covered due to the fact that they highly specialized. Metabolic, Genetic, Hormonal, Gene, or special tests for Heavy metals, etc.
Will Dr. Koini see me in person?
Dr Koini divides her time between the United Kingdom, the United States and Greece, the three places of conducting Functional Medicine of the Functional Medical Corporation.
She personally defines all the medical treatments of the patients who are monitored by her scientific team.
I have recent exams available. Should I repeat them?
Once you decide to come to our medical practice, please bring with you all exams, as well as a list of the drugs and any other formulations you may receive or have received during the past year.
New exams are only required in case the old ones are not appropriate to diagnose your condition.
Is it expensive?
Primary Healthcare system and functional medicine concerns all patients, and the cost of treatment and visit is adjusted correspondingly to be low. Patients do not pay more than they would pay to visit any other doctor, while in some cases they may pay even less.
I live far away. I cannot come for a visit very often. What can be done?
The objective problem of distance or difficult access from the islands can be overcome in many ways. Firstly, you will be coming less frequently for the time your treatment lasts, and secondly, you will be given instructions remotely on how to continue your treatment.
Will I be completely cured?
For most chronic, metabolic and autoimmune diseases cure rates, i.e. no occurrence of the disease for at least five years, are high, more than 60%. Five years are considered the shortest period of no re-occurrence of a certain disease; this is Cure. For some diseases, the rates are almost 98%.
What should I know before I come?
Please bring with you the list of medicines that you are currently taking, all recent exams you did for any disease. The first appointment lasts about two hours, so please make sure you have adequate time for this. In any other case, you can have any relevant information from the reception.
I am bedridden so I cannot come there. Is there anything that can be done?
In special, exceptional circumstances we can send a doctor or another partner of our medical practice to your place. Usually for people with special need or older people who cannot move easily.
How long does treatment last?
Therapeutic Protocols applied individually or in combination last from 6 to 24 months. For Chronic Metabolic and Autoimmune Diseases, duration and extent of treatment depend on many factors, as well as the current status of your health.
What should I do after the treatment?
There are many things you can do to maintain your good health, or nothing. When you complete the treatment, our medical practice provides you with written instruction and suggests a biochemical check up every 1-2 years, depending on each case, as a preventive check up.