Cindy Wechsler, APRN - Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in Greenwich, CT
Cindy Wechsler has practiced pediatric medicine since 1990. She combines her expertise in Integrative and Conventional Pediatric Medicine in her approach to treating common childhood conditions. Based in Greenwich, CT, Cindy offers in-person appointment to local patients and remote video appointments for patients throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
A Message from Cindy
Hi, I'm Cindy and I thank you for visiting my website. I am a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) and have been caring for children and their families for 30 years.
I help parents who choose to embrace the use of evidence-based natural remedies and alternative therapies to foster lifelong wellness of their children, thus bridging the gap between integrative and conventional medicine.
I am the mother of two healthy, well-adjusted young adults. I am compassionate, non-judgmental and caring and believe that every parent knows their child best. I listen and work collaboratively with the parent to determine the best care for their children.
When I am not in the office, you can find me training at the gym, cooking and revamping recipes, or enjoying the great outdoors. Check out my blog for healthy recipes and fun activities that you can do with your child.
Integrative & Conventional Pediatric Medicine - We Bridge the Gap
I embrace each patient by considering all elements of lifestyle including birth history, diet and nutrition, sleep hygiene, environmental exposure, psychosocial factors and genetics. With the rise in chronic conditions and autoimmune diseases, my goal is to help your child build a strong foundation for optimal growth and development. I believe utilizing healthy foods, positive lifestyle habits, alternative therapies and natural medicines complimentary with conventional medicine when appropriate are the key habits to reducing illness and long term chronic health issues.
Can You Manage Colic, Ear Infections, Asthma & ADHD Without the Use of Medication?
Throughout my career, I have been effective at the reduction and avoidance of medication use in the treatment of many conditions including but not limited to colic, ear infections and upper respiratory infections as well as constipation (one of the most common pediatric and adult chronic conditions).
Philosophy of Hippocrates - All Diseases Begin in the Gut
My belief that all diseases begin in the gut and philosophy of "let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food," follows that of Hippocrates, the father of medicine.
Cindy Weschler, APRN - Professional Profile
Professional Credentials and Certifications
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Adelphi University, a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Yale University, and Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (CPNP) from Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, with additional certifications as a Holistic Health Counselor and Educator of Infant Massage.
Advanced Training and Specialties
I have advanced training in various specialties through Breastfeeding Resources, Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN), Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM), Pediatric Integrative Mastermind Mastery Course, Infant Massage USA, Integrative and Functional Nutrition Academy (IFNA) and BioIndividual Nutrition Institute. Over the years, my experiences have given me tremendous insight into the functional health of children.