Dr Paivi Shedd
MD, PhD, ABAARM, FAARFM
Board Certified Fellowship trained.
Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine
Dr Päivi Shedd, MD, PhD, qualified at Turku University (Finland) in 1992 (previous surname Ahtonen). Parallel to her medical studies she also studied for her PhD which she completed in 1994. After that she went to Australia to continue her post-doctoral PhD research at The University of Adelaide and in Sydney in 1994-1996. In 1996 she moved back to Finland to complete her specialist training in pediatrics at Helsinki University. In 2001 she moved to the UK to practice as a NHS consultant. She is in the British GMC specialist register fully qualified to practice in the healthcare profession.
Dr Paivi Shedd received her Anti-Aging Medicine training by A4M (American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine) in the USA. She is a Board Certified and Fellowship trained doctor in Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Functional Medicine. She is also in the University of South Florida Masters program in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine.
During her hospital career she was largely involved with hormonal diseases. She has always been interested in natural medicine and trying to diagnosis and treat the root cause of a disease and not only to treat the symptoms. Even her PhD study 20 years ago was about gastrointestinal health and how antibiotics effect on healthy gut bacteria and our general health. Natural Medicine has become her passion. She loves giving seminars on Natural Anti-Aging Medicine, and educating her clients on the science behind natural medical treatments. Dr Paivi Shedd lives in Phoenix, Arizona, but comes to her London clinics every few months.
Dr Paivi (as we call her) is a member of the American Academy of Anti- Aging Medicine and she has a private Anti-Aging clinic in London, United Kingdom.