Dr. Kelly McCann’s passion for understanding why certain people develop specific conditions drove her beyond conventional medicine to study first Complementary and Alternative Medicine, then Integrative Medicine, Functional Medicine, and Environmental Medicine, which led to an exploration of chronic infections and illness due to mold exposure. As a practicing Internal Medicine doctor and Pediatrician, Dr McCann utilizes her extensive knowledge of root causes, various modalities, and treatment options to guide patients to health in her thriving practice, The Spring Center, located in Costa Mesa, CA, where she is also on staff at Hoag Memorial Hospital. Dr. McCann lectures regularly at both national and international professional conferences on topics such as Complex Chronic Ilness, Lyme Disease and Co-infections, Environmental Toxicants and their impact on Health, Mold and Mycotoxin Ilness, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and related Illnesses and Psychological and Spiritual Issues related to Chronic Illness. She is on the Board of Directors for 2 professional organizations, The American Academy of Environmental Medicine and The International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness. She holds Board Certifications in Functional Medicine granted by the Institute of Functional Medicine, Medical Acupuncture granted by the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture; and she is also Board Certified in Integrative Medicine through the American Board of Physician’s Specialties, after completion of the Residential Fellowship at the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr McCann completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Banner Samaritan Medical Center and Phoenix Children’s Hospital in Phoenix, AZ. She graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans with dual degrees in Medicine and a Master’s in Public Health in Tropical Medicine. She received a B.A. in Music from Brown University. She lives in Aliso Viejo, CA with her husband, their dog and cat. She enjoys yoga, learning Spanish, gardening, reading and traveling. She is currently writing a book for patients.