Specialists in Functional Medicine

Pamela Hughes, D.O.

Pamela Hughes, DO, ABFM, ABAARM, FAARM

Dr. Pamela Hughes is a licensed physican who is also trained in Functional Medicine. A firm believer in evidence-based medicine, she combines research with clinical results to develop an individualized plan for each patient. Thereby, she gives her patients the tools to prevent and treat chronic conditions. Read more about Dr. Hughes’ background and her inspiration for starting Hughes Center for Functional Medicine here.

Education & Experience:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, Metabolic Medical Institute
  • American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine, Board Certified 2016
  • Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI, 1999-2002
  • Internship and Residency in Family Medicine. Highlights were Resident Academic Chief, Hawaii Special Olympics Medical Coordinator and event Physician.
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 1995-1999
  • Juniata College, 1991-1995, Bachelor of Science

Carol L. Roberts, M.D., ABO, ABIHM

Dr. Carol Roberts has devoted her career to conventional medicine and natural and holistic healing. She provides patients with nutritional counseling, natural hormone replacement, detoxification, treatment of chronic illness, medicinal cannabis and holistic medical weight loss through the “Lighten Up” program. Additionally, she is the author of “Good Medicine: A Return to Common Sense,” a doctor-proven guide to attaining a healthier you, naturally. Dr. Roberts is a nationally recognized speaker, has a dual faculty appointment at the College of Public Health and the College of Medicine at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. She is proud to be a mentor, educator, and role model to her patients.

Education & Experience:

  • Founding Diplomate, American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Otolaryngology and Emergency Medicine
  • University of Texas Medical School
  • Harvard University, Bachelor’s degree

Victor Marcial-Vega, M.D.

Dr. Victor Marcial-Vega is trained in radiation oncology. With a focus on functional and integrative medicine, Dr. Marcial-Vega provides comprehensive medical care to patients who have been diagnosed with cancer or are in remission. He specializes in the use of nutritional and alternative medicines in managing cancer and the treatment of chronic disease. Dedicated to the research and implementation of the use of alternative and complementary medicines in the management of treating cancer and healing other diseases, Dr. Marcial-Vega continues to support the education of holistic healing through community outreach efforts. He was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Academy of Comprehensive and Integrative Medicine in 2015 for his work in integrative medicine.

Education & Experience:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1990-1994
  • Instructor, radiation oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 1988-1990
  • John Hopkins Hospital, University and School of Medicine
  • University of Puerto Rico Medical School
  • Boston College University, Bachelor’s degree