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As a functional medicine doctor in Needham, MA, Dr. Kari Emsbo takes a holistic approach to patient care, treating the underlying causes of disease, rather than symptoms.

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Visions HealthCare (Needham)  


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Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Kari E. Emsbo is accepting new patients at this office.


100 Second Avenue, Needham, MA 02494

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Functional Medicine & Internal Medicine
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Functional Medicine
Group Practice Visions HealthCare
Languages Spoken English

Insurance Accepted  

  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare

About Dr. Emsbo
Dr. Emsbo


Dr. Kari Emsbo joined Visions in 2010 with more than 15 years of experience practicing Internal Medicine as a primary care practitioner and 9 years honing her Functional Medicine skills. Kari received her BA from Wellesley College where she studied Neurobiology.

Dr. Emsbo works to help patients find solutions to their chronic conditions with the help of allergy and sensitivity testing, nutrition, stress management, Neuroscience testing and patient education.  Through careful listening and attention to details, Dr. Emsbo hopes to help enable patients to find their own path to improved health.


Education & Training  

Medical School

  • UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    MD • 1994


  • Mount Auburn HospitalCambridge, MA
    Residency in Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken  

  • English

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