Both nationally and internationally recognized as a leading integrative oncologist and an expert in individualized immunotherapy, customized low-dose chemotherapy, and many other groundbreaking treatments, Dr. Von Schaefer brings more than 35 years of experience to her highly personalized, direct patient care practice.

About Dr. V

Dr. Von Schaefer graduated with distinction from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in general, vascular and trauma surgery. While studying in medical school, Dr. Von Schaefer pioneered research in Vascular Surgery with hand woven vascular grafts made of dexon absorbable suture material. In surgical residency she conducted experiments on rats testing the efficacy of continuous infusion of 5-FU on colon cancer metastatic to the liver. She was also a recipient of The Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons Dr. J Lattimer award for research in transitional cell cancer of the ureters and bladder. She then completed a Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. Being a pioneer in the medical innovation sphere of integrative medicine an exceptional medical doctor like Dr. Von Schaefer can make all the difference. With rigorous educational requirements, years of training, and the emotional impact modern medicine can have, a “top doctor” can be nearly impossible to find, especially in the world of integrative medicine.

Yet, Dr. Von Schaefer continues to make exceptional contributions to her respective field of integrative medicine and oncology, and in doing so has changed thousands of lives for the better. Dr. Von Schaefer understands the uniqueness of every patient, which is why she offers high-quality care and compassion to each patient that walks through her doors. She prides herself on offering meaningful information about oncology, surgical procedures, and interventional radiology all while addressing patients’ questions and concerns.

Dr. Von Schaefer provides patients with a detailed understanding of their individual plan that is tailored to a desired result.  Dr. V is an educated, experienced, gentle, caring, and compassionate spirit who believes in the natural flow of goodness. She is the kind of physician to provide you with the best comprehensive care you have always deserved.

When not working Dr.Von Schaefer enjoys spending time with her children and four Italian greyhounds, gardening, cooking, writing, and swimming.


Our Staff

Office Manager

Sherry Belloso

IV Technician

Alin Pavlakovich

Medical Scribe

Jadyn Weink

Medical Scribe

Alexis Herrera

Front Desk Coordinator

Josie Garcia

Front Desk Coordinator

Victoria Myers

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