Dr. Roxanne Pero
MD, FACOG, dipablm
Dr. Roxanne Pero
MD, FACOG, dipablm
Dr. Roxanne Pero brings over 15 years of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility, 4 years of Lifestyle Medicine, and a freshly found passion for Functional and Integrative medicine to Carpathia Collaborative. She is a client’s biggest advocate, educator and ally on his/her journey to root cause discovery of disease processes, having personally had her own health struggles that holistic medicine has helped her overcome. She works tirelessly to help her clients find that inner source of self-healing and self-compassion. Empowerment in what we can do together- the provider and the patient- when we are equal participants is the most meaningful way to regain a resilient life.
90 min New Client Intake: $525
60 min previous client intake: $400
30 min Follow-up: $200 ($100 for each additional 30 minutes)
Her personal story
Dr. Pero was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Coming from a long lineage of accomplished and well-respected physicians in her family, she naturally gravitated towards the field of medicine. Being surrounded and supported by fierce women in her life, her affection for women’s healthcare blossomed as she entered the specialty of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She had always been taught in Western Medicine that “if it runs in your family…” so she assumed, as she came from a large family, that starting her own family would be effortless. As she and her husband started on their infertility journey, she was diagnosed with Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, Hormone Imbalance, and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura- none of which “ran in her family”. This is when an unfolding in her personal life and in her professional career began, as she began to see the disadvantages of the sole reliance on Western Medicine narratives and the advantages of Integrative, Lifestyle, and Functional Medicine. Once she became aware of the benefits of nutrition, supplements, and acupuncture as augmentative and facilitative to modern fertility treatments, she was able to conceive. Her and her husband went on to have three biological children and recently adopted their fourth child. Since ascribing to a Functional Medicine lifestyle herself, through a personally tailored nutrition and supplement plan as well as regular exercise, sleep/stress optimization, and the many other important pillars of whole body/spirit health, she has been symptom free from Endometriosis and Uterine Fibroids without needing surgical intervention or hormones.
In her “spare” time, she loves live music, competitive exercise, and reading. Her life is full with her 4 children, husband of 14 years, and sweet pup but also her intense love of her craft in medical care, especially in Functional Medicine. She has been able to realize that, through her health journey and struggles, she is able to relate and provide hope to her clients.
She is excited to help you realize your full health potential and start living your best life yet!
Degrees, certifications, Training…
Dr. Pero graduated from Louisiana State University, received her M.D. from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center of New Orleans, and subsequently completed her residency at the University of Texas at Southwestern/Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
She completed her board certification for the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
She completed 11.5 years of private practice in the field of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Infertility where she cared for thousands of amazing women and helped so many resilient families through high-risk pregnancies. Her expertise is in Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids, Infertility, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Spirituality in Healing, Mood Disorders, and Hormonal Imbalance.
She is a Diplomate/Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, a medical specialty that uses therapeutic lifestyle interventions as a primary modality to treat chronic conditions including, but not limited to, cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, and obesity. Lifestyle medicine certified clinicians are trained to apply evidence-based, whole-person, prescriptive lifestyle changes to treat and, when used intensively, often reverse such conditions.
As a Board Eligible Functional Medicine Practitioner (IFMCP) through the Institute of Functional Medicine, she understands the desire and true need for a whole-systems, root cause analysis-based approach to truly thriving in our lives.