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Payal N. Bhandari, MD

Integrative Functional Medicine Physician located in Pacific Heights, San Francisco, CA

Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D.


Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D.


Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D.






Dr. Payal Bhandari, M.D. is a leading practitioner of integrative functional medicine and the founder of SF Advanced Health. She combines the best in Western and Eastern medicine to define the root cause of illness. By being an expert of cell function, Dr. Bhandari specializes in cancer prevention and reversal, digestive & autoimmune disorders. 

Dr. Bhandari's patients have often seen many of the best subspecialists before they reach their wits’ end. By delivering personalized medicine Dr. Bhandari easily reverses disease within weeks to months for her patients. 

Dr. Bhandari was born in New Jersey and raised in West Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree in biology in 1997 and Doctor of Medicine degree in 2001 from West Virginia University. Dr. Bhandari completed her Family Medicine residency in 2004 from the University of Massachusetts in Worchester, Massachusetts. In 2005 Dr. Bhandari joined a family medicine practice and helped it gain national recognition as San Francisco’s 1st patient-centered medical home. In 2013 Dr. Bhandari launched San Francisco's top integrative medical center focused on bringing together the best holistic practitioners. We focus on delivering whole-person quality care in order to reverse all chronic illnesses. Dr. Bhandari has received extensive recognition throughout her career as one of America's top physicians.   


Payal Bhandari - Advanced Health video


Interviews and Keynotes

    Wellacopia Interview
    with Dr. Payal Bhandari M.D.


    Reversing Crohn's, Colitis, and
    Gut Issues and their Connection to Arthritis


    Democratizing Wellness Panel Discussion June 8, 2019

    at the India Community Center, Milipitas, CA


    Payal Bhandari at

    World School Milk Day Counter Celebration 

Educational Seminars


    Aging Gracefully - Optimizing Nutrition and Hydration



    Prevention and Reversal of Cancer- Part 1



    Prevention and Reversal of Cancer- Part 2



    Integrative Approach to Mindfulness-Stress Reduction



    Integrative Approach to Gut Health



    Sleep Disruptors and Effective Insomnia Treatment


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