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Birmingham, AL

Who We Are

We are a community of health professionals passionate about root cause medicine in
 Birmingham, AL.

Local Events

Learn about our regular in-person & virtual events.

About the Host - Farah Sultan, MD


Dr. Farah Sultan earned her medical degree from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Following graduation, she trained and obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in London, UK. She did her internship in Surgery at Brown University, Rhode Island before moving to complete her Family Medicine Residency at Baylor University, Houston, Texas. She is board certified in Family Medicine and Functional and Integrative Medicine through the MMI/AAAARM.

Dr. Sultan practiced in an underserved rural clinic in Sipsey, Alabama for three years before joining an Internal Medicine practice at Brookwood Medical Group. She later founded the Vitalogy Wellness Center, where she also serves as Medical Director.

Dr. Sultan has a special interest in an integrative approach to Sleep and Women’s Hormone Health and has been a featured speaker at the PCCA Hormone Symposium. She lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband and three children and loves to travel the world.

Upcoming Events

Stay in the know on upcoming events—check out our Events Calendar!

Why You Should Join Our Community


Healthcare practitioners and clinicians, you are not alone.

Since 2014, the Functional Forum has been the place where likeminded healthcare professionals have come together to learn, build their communities and enhance patient care and practice management. As a branch of the Functional Forum, our community provides a space for functional integrative healthcare professionals from all disciplines to thrive and catalyze the transformation of medicine.

Clinicians join this community so they can meet likeminded practitioners and:

  • Gain trustworthy referrals
  • Expand their clinical toolboxes with exclusive resources and information
  • Brainstorm with peers on patient cases
  • Gain access to thought leaders in the industry
  • Connect with new patients
  • Learn best practices for running a modern practice

Who can become a member?

This is an inclusive community of health professionals passionate about root-cause care.

  • Conventionally trained practitioners interested in functional integrative medicine
  • Generalists (primary care, family medicine)
  • Integrative Medicine (chiropractors, acupuncturists, physical therapists, dentists)
  • Specialists (psychiatrist, pediatrician, cardiologist, etc.)
  • Food focused practitioners (registered dieticians, nutritionists)
  • Lifestyle medicine, precision medicine and naturopathic medicine practitioners
  • Health coaches
  • Medical stakeholders
  • Digital health entrepreneurs

Join our community

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“Building local communities of integrative practitioners around the world is the most important next step for the reinvention of medicine” 

- James Maskell, Founder of the Functional Forum

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