Helene Wechsler, MD, is a caring and compassionate family practice physician serving patients at Scottsdale Private Physicians, LLC, located in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dr. Wechsler was the co-founder and medical director of Scottsdale Holistic Medical Group, a multidisciplinary group offering conventional and alternative medicine. In 2004 Dr. Wechsler converted her practice to a “concierge” model, thereby limiting her practice to a few hundred patients and giving each her undivided and unhurried attention.
Dr. Wechsler is board certified in Family Medicine and has had over 25 years of experience in practicing as a family physician. She constantly reviews the latest in medical research in both the allopathic and alternative medicine fields and applies it to her everyday practice. In addition, Dr. Wechsler is also IFM trained in Functional Medicine. Dr. Wechsler is also a trained practitioner in the Bredesen Protocol for the prevention of Alzheimer’s Dementia. Additionally, she has trained in the Bale/Doneen heart attack and stroke prevention methodology.
Dr. Wechsler was selected as a “Top Doctor” in the Vitals Patients’ Choice Award, and a “Regional Top Doctor” by Castle Connolly.
Dr. Wechsler comes from a family with a long tradition in medicine. Her maternal grandparents, both parents, two brothers, two nieces, and her youngest son are all medical doctors. Her oldest son has a doctorate in Psychology and specializes in Neuropsychological testing in children and adolescents. His wife is a nurse educator at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale. Most importantly, they have gifted her with two adorable grandchildren. Dr. Wechsler’s youngest son is an emergency medicine resident, who recently married an emergency medicine resident. Dr. Wechsler’s husband, Nick, is a Greek chef and author. They both enjoy hosting large family dinners prepared by Nick. Dr. Wechsler’s favorite outdoor activities are hiking, swimming, and gardening. Indoors, she enjoys reading mystery novels and jigsaw puzzles.