Lori L. Malkoff, MD, MPH, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner
Lori L. Malkoff, MD, MPH earned a B.S. degree at the University of California at Irvine in 1980 with cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa honors. She completed her Medical Degree at UC Irvine, earned a Master of Public Health degree at SDSU, and took post-graduate training in Family Medicine at UCLA. Dr. Malkoff has been in private practice since 1986.
Lori L. Malkoff, MD has taken additional post-doctoral training in the fields of physical medicine, rehabilitation, neuroscience, psychology, and nutrition. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine as a Health and Fitness Instructor, and is one of only a few Medical Doctors in the U.S. to be trained and certified as a Feldenkrais Teacher and Practitioner. Specializing in chronic pain relief and providing chronic pain treatment for seniors, athletes, and others, Dr. Malkoff owns and operates the Feldenkrais Center of San Diego in Encinitas, CA.
Lori Malkoff, MD has pursued a lifetime commitment to health and fitness. As a San Diego youth, she was an age-group swimming and golf champion. While attending undergraduate and medical schools in Irvine, she was a nationally-ranked athlete in swimming, water polo, and surfing. A sponsored professional athlete since 1989, Malkoff continues to train and compete regularly in her hometown of Encinitas, CA. Read more...
The Feldenkrais Center Practice Policies
Visits are by appointment. Payment is expected at the time of service in the form of cash, check, or credit card. Lori Malkoff, MD does not participate in the Medicare program, nor is she a preferred provider for any third-party payers. Insured parties file any insurance claims. Visit frequency is typically once or twice weekly, and most people are discharged from regular care within 30 days.
We kindly ask that you cancel in advance any appointment you cannot keep. There is a charge for appointments cancelled without 24 hours advanced notice. The business phone is answered seven days a week, 24 hours a day. Please leave a detailed message where and when you can be reached and Dr. Malkoff will return all calls that have not been personally received. Contact us promptly with any questions or concerns regarding your visits.
The Feldenkrais Center offers therapy to relieve most pain and disability. We can help alleviate the chronic pain of arthritis and headaches. We design programs to prevent surgery, provide rehabilitation after surgery, and alleviate the pain not relieved with surgery. Your ability to function after stroke or joint replacement can be improved, as well as your ability to live more comfortably with balance problems, sleep disorders, and breathing difficulties. Athletes and other artists experience improved performance as well as a faster, more complete recovery from acute injuries.