Episode 74: Dr. Lindsey Faucette (She/Her) of SLO Health Center DPC, San Louis Obispo, CA

Updated: Apr 2

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Dr. Faucette owns SLO Health DPC
Dr. Lindsey Faucette

After studying anthropology and religious studies at the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Lindsey practiced massage therapy and yoga therapy for 7 years. She then went on to earn her DO from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Vallejo, California. She completed her residency in urban family medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC along with additional training in integrative medicine through a joint program with Andrew Weil’s Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona.


Dr. Lindsey is certified through the American Board of Family Medicine, American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and the American Board of Physician Specialities in Integrative Medicine. From 2013-2019 she served as the Director of Osteopathic Education at the Marian Regional Medical Center Residency in Family Medicine in Santa Maria, California and continues to serve the osteopathic profession through teaching and committee leadership.


Drawing on her osteopathic and integrative medicine training, Dr. Lindsey provides primary care with a focus on optimizing wellness and addressing her patient’s individual concerns. She treats patients with a compassionate and open-minded attitude and is particularly interested in managing a broad range of women’s health and pediatric concerns. She enjoys her practice as well as her time with her family on the Central Coast.


She opened SLO Health Center in November of 2019.


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Resources Mentioned by Dr. Faucette:

Better Than Healthy

Better Than Sexy

NAWBO - The National Assoc. of Women Business Owners

David Rikel Integrative medicine textbook


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TRANSCRIPT*


Welcome to the podcast, Dr. Faucette


Thank you. I'm excited to be here.


I wanted to start with the fact that as was mentioned in your bio pre DPC, you were in a very different, place in life professionally. So could you please give the audience a little bit of a flavor as to what your life was like in fee for service and pre


DPC?


Sure.


So I grew up on the central California coast. I you know, grew up in San Lupo. I did my medical school training in the San Francisco bay area. Then I went to New York city where I trained in urban um, underserved family medicine and completing my training. I stayed in the city for about a year. I was working in academic uh,


medicine, supervising residents.


I also did a lot of integrative medicine and osteopathic manipulation, which we'll probably talk about a little bit later, too. And then due to some family health issues, essentially, I moved back to the same area and my father who's really well connected in the community, told me that in Santa Maria really close by, you know, 30 minutes away was a new residency pro program in family medicine.