Meet the team and how we came together to bring you
the experience of good health.
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, investigate the root causes of the dysfunctions. 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 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.
Dr Kelly opened her private practice in Costa Mesa in association with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach in March 2008. The Spring Center was formed to be a place of healing for healthy people seeking Functional and Integrative Medicine support for prevention and maintenance of health and a place of profound transformation from chronic illness, pain and fatigue to wholeness and wellness. Each member of our staff brings a unique skillset. They were each drawn to the unique style and holistic approach of helping patients on their journey to wellness.