The Global Exchange Conference Presenter - Yousef Elyaman - Portrait

Yousef Elyaman

Dr. Yousef Elyaman is a board-certified Internist with a cross-specialization in Pediatrics. He is also board certified in both functional medicine and integrative medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine and the American Board of Physician Specialties, respectively.

As the founder and Medical Director of Absolute Health in Ocala, Florida, Dr. Elyaman has successfully integrated a functional medicine approach into insurance-based primary care. The practice has grown to include doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and lifestyle educators.

In addition, Dr. Elyaman joined The Guest House when it first opened in 2016 as the Medical Director. As The Guest House grew, he accepted the role of Integrative and Functional Medicine Director, where he incorporates a functional medicine approach to the clients. The Guest House is a world-renowned trauma and substance abuse center located in Ocala, Florida.

Dr. Elyaman also serves as a consultant for Quest Diagnostics in their wellness division, providing expertise in the field. Additionally, he is the medical director of Humann, a prominent nutraceutical company focused on wellness. In this role, he contributes his medical expertise to develop high-quality supplements and supports healthcare practitioners with education on various health topics.

As a teaching faculty member at the Institute for Functional Medicine, Dr. Elyaman lectures on their Cardiometabolic Advanced Practice Module, sharing his knowledge and expertise with fellow healthcare professionals. He is also a sought-after speaker for various institutions, including A4M and Quest Diagnostics.

Dr. Elyaman actively engages in the medical community as a member of the Marion County Medical Society, currently serving as their 100th president. Furthermore, he moderates two popular Facebook groups, the Functional Medicine Practitioners Forum and Functional Medicine Practitioner Essentials with Dr. Yousef Elyaman, fostering knowledge exchange and collaboration.

Outside of his professional commitments, Dr. Elyaman resides on a cattle and horse ranch in Ocala, Florida, where he enjoys the company of his wife and seven children. In his leisure time, he indulges in playing chess and continues to develop integrative and functional medicine protocols to improve patient care.