M.D., FAAFP Integrative Medical Practice. Board certified in both Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine, Dr.Olafson offers consultations in the areas of hormone balancing, thyroid and adrenal optimization, and alternative management of chronic disease. Dr. Olafson looks to address the root causes of disease and restore patients to a healthy balance where healing can occur. Her practice emphasis is on lifestyle modification, nutritional medicine and health through hormone balance.

Practice Philosophy: “We integrate traditional medicine with complementary therapies to achieve optimal health, prevent and treat disease.  Our approach is holistic, care for the whole person. Time is taken to know each patient as an individual.  We educate and provide information regarding a wide range of safe and practical therapeutic options in addition to medications and surgery for treating and preventing chronic disease.  My goal is to share a relationship based on trust, respect, and open communication.”

Board Certification
Family Practice – 1989
Re-certification – 1995, 2001, 2008

Integrative Holistic Medicine 2012

Medical School
University of California, Davis

Internship and Residency
Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
University of California, Irvine affiliate

Medical Interests
Advanced prevention, Bioidentical hormone replacement, Thyroid optimization, Cardiovascular disease risk reduction, Alternative treatment of chronic disease, Nutrition

Awards and Honors

  • President, San Diego Academy of Family Physicians, 2002
  • San Diego Magazine “Top Doc”
  • Patients Choice Award
Dr. Linda Olafson
Dr. Linda OlafsonM.D., FAAFP