Meet Dr. Kelly McCann, Founder of The Spring Center

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Dr. Kelly is a born healer. She has helped thousands of people on their journey to wellness. From medical mysteries, chronic illnesses, hormone & thyroid concerns, gastrointestinal issues, immune dysfunction and autoimmune diseases, there are few internal medical issues Dr. Kelly has not tackled. She specializes in providing personalized, compassionate care, working on several levels to improve patient’s quality of life and simultaneously, investigating the root causes of symptoms. Her calming, gentle nature has brought many people comfort on their healing journeys.

Dr. Kelly began her career in medicine with the intention of providing a comprehensive holistic approach that encompasses the mind-body-spirit connection. Throughout her pre-medical training and continuing through medical school and residency, she explored acupuncture, herbs, meditation, energy medicine, spirituality, and massage, while simultaneously excelling in her conventional medical studies. She has been practicing medicine since 2000 and continues her education to provide cutting edge expertise, tools, and services for healing.

Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach, California recruited Dr. McCann to establish an integrative practice in Orange County. She remains on staff at Hoag and has been in private practice in Costa Mesa since 2008. She earned her Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) and simultaneously earned a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) in Tropical Medicine (TM) at Tulane University. She completed both an Internal Medicine residency at Banner Samaritan Medical Center and a Pediatrics residency at Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ.

Dr. McCann is one of only 35 physicians world-wide to have participated in a Residential Fellowship in the Program of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona where she worked with Dr Andrew Weil. She is certified by the Institute of Functional Medicine and also Board Certified in Integrative Medicine by the American Board of Physician Specialties.

Dr. McCann is a member of ILADS and currently serves on The American Academy of Environmental Medicine and the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness, both of which aim to educate professionals and the public about environmental exposures.

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Dr. Kelly McCann walking her dog

Dr. McCann completed a Masters in Spiritual Psychology at the University of Santa Monica in August 2010. She is a Board Member of the American Academy of Environmental Medicine and a Board Member and the 2020 Conference Chair for the International Society of Environmentally Acquired Illness.

She lectures internationally on various topics, including mold and mycotoxin illness, Lyme and chronic infections, mast cell activation and related conditions and environmental medicine.

She lives in Orange County, California with her husband and their dog. She enjoys yoga, learning Spanish, hiking, reading, and traveling.​

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Board Certifications & Affiliations
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