Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine

Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine
10820 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, California  92037

Erminia M. Guarneri, MD, FACC, Director

Telephone: 1-800-SCRIPPS
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About our Center

The Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine offers the best of conventional and complementary medicine. We believe there are many paths to healing and that health is a cohesive balance of mind, body and soul. Through research, education and the design of healing programs, we value and recognize the wisdom of all healing traditions.

We believe in a Universe of Wellness
...where health is enriched by knowledge and practice, both ancient and modern;
...where the most advanced medical science and compassion meet mind, body and spirit;
...where the ultimate goal is wellness, vitality and quality of life.


Services Offered

The Dickinson & Gooding Center for Early Detection

This new comprehensive diagnostic center offers the latest in medical scanning technology combined with care for the mind, body and spirit.

Integrative Cardiology Program

  • Cardiology Consultations
  • Healing Hearts Program/Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • EECP (Enhanced External Counterpulsation)
  • Advanced Lipid Management
  • Preoperative and Postoperative Surgical Patients Healing Support

Alternative and Integrative Therapies Offered

  • Acupuncture                                                   
  • Biofeedback
  • Healing Touch                                              
  • Massage
  • Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction        
  • Stress Mastery
  • Diathermy

The Arcana Herbal Pharmacy

Arcana Herbal Pharmacy carries a wide variety of supplements, vitamins and botanical medicines.

Integrative Pain Management

This pain relief program integrates several approaches to address the behavioral, emotional, spiritual and physical dimensions of pain.



Classes and programs are available to the community and focus on healing, preventive health care and increased vitality.  A lecture series is offered on Wednesdays at 9 a.m.