Specialists in Functional Medicine

Dr Carol Roberts

Carol L. Roberts, MD, ABIHM

Carol L. Roberts, M.D. has practiced functional/integrative/holistic medicine for 25 years. She provides patients with testing to uncover the underlying causes of chronic illness, guidance in resolving health issues in the safest and most lasting ways and education in how the patient can best assist in her own healing. She is Medical Director at the Naples Center for Functional Medicine, formerly the Hughes Center for Functional Medicine. Additionally, she is the author of “Good Medicine: A Return to Common Sense,” a doctor-proven guide to attaining a healthier you, naturally. Dr. Roberts is a nationally recognized speaker, has a dual faculty appointment at the College of Public Health and the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She is proud to be a mentor, educator, and role model to her patients.

Education & Experience:

  • Founding Diplomate, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Otolaryngology and Emergency Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical School
  • Harvard University, Bachelor’s degree
Eduardo Maristany MD

Eduardo Maristany, MD

Dr. Maristany is a board-certified internal medicine physician who is also trained by the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).  Licensed to practice in both Florida and Georgia, Dr. Maristany’s post-residency training includes functional and integrative medicine, advanced personalized genomic interpretation, inflammatory diseases and other topics. He is a member of the American College of Physicians and American Medical Association. As an active researcher and practitioner in the study of genomics, the  field of biology focusing on the structure, function, evolution, and mapping of genomes, Dr. Maristany incorporates genomic intelligence into clinical decision-making through use of the cutting-edge IntellxxDNA™ programming. IntellxxDNA™ is an advanced testing tool for genomic analysis to provide comprehensive, clinical-focused knowledge of the health risks and benefits within your genetic make-up. The results from the IntellxxDNA™ test are used to develop a personalized plan to help you achieve optimal health and wellness.

Education & Experience:

  • Internal Medicine Hospitalist, Academic Hospitalist/Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Residency in Internal Medicine at Memorial Health University Medical Center
  • Ross University School of Medicine, Graduated with Honors
  • University of Miami, Bachelor’s Degree

Rona Tagalog, ARNP

Rona Tagalog, ARNP

Rona Tagalog is a licensed, board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Rona has over 15 years of experience in the medical field.   

Rona has personally experienced medical challenges of her own and found improved health with the help of a Functional Medicine provider. Her personal journey of healing through functional medicine inspired her to complete and obtain certification in the practice of Functional Medicine with Functional Medicine University (FMU). Rona continues to expand her functional wellness training through the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM). 

Rona is passionate about health and well being and enjoys helping people reach their optimal wellness.  When she is not working, Rona loves to be in nature and spend time with her husband. She practices self-care with meditation, massages, essential oils, and infrared sauna. She also enjoys yoga, Pilates, rebounding, and making music with her friends. 

Education & Experience: 

  • Family Practice, Trinity Family Medical Center 
  • University of South Florida, MSN 
  • Mother-Baby Nurse, Orlando Health 
  • Northland Pioneer College, ASN 
  • Mountain View College, Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education