The Alchemy Lab
Dr. Gabrielle Francis has been practicing natural medicine for more than thirty years. She is a Naturopathic Doctor, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, and Licensed Massage therapist. Dr. Francis currently practices in New York City as The Herban Alchemist.
Thank you for your interest in Dr. Gabrielle’s practice!
We will send you and information pack about various alternatives you will have in choosing a natural approach to health care.
There are several forms to fill out before you come in for your first visit. We encourage you to spend a minimum of a couple hours with this. This is your first step towards Self Awareness. The more information you include, the more Dr. Gabrielle is able to get a complete picture of how to best educate, treat and empower your journey into wellness. Be thorough and enjoy the process.
The following is a checklist of things to bring in and do before your first visit. Download all New Patient Forms in one pdf
- Complete Patient Information form
- Complete Patient Health History Questionnaire. The more details you provide, the less time we will need to spend during your visit on the same questions.
- Supplement and medication form, listing all current medications, vitamins, and herbs you take.
- Diet Diary for 3-7 days. See instructions for how to fill this out. This gives me a look at current nutritional status. Please be honest – no judgments here!.
- Medical records, x-ray, MRI, blood work, lab tests and any medical records that you have access to from previous physicians.
Please read through the website information so you will be more familiar with Dr. Gabrielle’s background, philosophy, and treatment options.
On your first Visit
You can expect that we will discuss your personal health history and wellness goals in detail. An exam follows that will give me objective information for understanding your body. Treatment for that day may include nutritional recommendations, chiropractic, naturopathic, massage, or acupuncture techniques. We may also decide to order some lab work if it seems appropriate.
The following is how to prepare for your first visit:
- Be sure to eat a meal with protein about one hour before you come in
- Drink lots of water before your visit
- Wear comfortable, loose clothing
- Please do not drink alcohol or take any recreational drugs before your visit
On your Second Visit
The treatment plan is discussed and treatments will be done as necessary and desired. All treatment plans and customized to meet the needs of the individual client. The length of treatment may vary according to which modalities are used for you. The time and cost will be discussed with you before you are scheduled.
Please contact the office if you have any questions.
The Herban Alchemist, Inc
Dr. Gabrielle Francis
137 Grand St, 2nd floor
New York, NY 10013
If you are interested in scheduling an Initial Visit
please contact our office for an appointment at 212-925-8772.