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Julia Getzelman, MD
Holistic Pediatrician

Dr. Julia Getzelman is dedicated to changing the practice of pediatric medicine. With a passionate commitment to life long wellness, Dr. Getzelman founded GetzWell Pediatrics in San Francisco in 2008.

Dr. Getzelman—and her provider team—are like old-fashioned doctors but armed with all the modern tools and technology.

San Francisco Pediatrician Practicing Functional Medicine

Dr. Getzelman believes that many factors contribute to health and illness: nutrition, physical activity, emotional/psychological stresses, family systems and the environment, among others. She has a special interest in how nutrition and gut health contribute to overall wellness.

Dr. Julia Getzelman - Pediatrician In San Francisco
Pediatrician In San Francisco

Dr. Getzelman graduated from Yale University Medical School and completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital Oakland. After her residency training, she discovered functional medicine and realized this systems based paradigm incorporates the best elements of allopathic medicine along with nutrition and science and behavioral health, providing a better roadmap to optimizing health and achieving vitality.

“Eat a rainbow to treat overall health”Dr. Julia Getzelman


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Training, Affiliations and Certifications

More about Dr. Julia Getzelman

Dr. Getzelman grew up in California as the oldest of five children. She loves the outdoors and is fascinated by nature. She comes from a musical family, has sung in a variety of venues over the years, and recorded Asturiana which is a compilation of soothing classics and lullabies. She has a passion for romance languages and is fluent in Spanish and Italian. Dr. Getzelman lives in San Francisco with her husband.

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