Jessica Scalzo is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated from Villanova University in 1996 and served in the United States Navy as an Emergency Room nurse in San Diego. After serving as an Emergency Room trauma nurse for many years, she attended George Mason University and received her Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2004. Jessica enjoys treating the whole family and has a particular interest in promoting health through a Functional Medicine approach. As an Institute of Functional Medicine certified practitioner, she collaborates and empowers patients to achieve their best health by addressing the underlying causes of chronic disease. She has completed an Environmental Medicine training series with Progressive Medical education and is certified in Chelation Therapy with ACAM. She has trained with Dr. Heyman and their CIRS (Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome) protocol. Jessica was awarded the Loudoun Now 2018 Loudoun County’s favorite Nurse Practitioner. She was nominated for the 2019 Loudoun Times- Mirror’s best Nurse Practitioner and won runner up as the Best Alternative Medical Provider in Loudoun County. She lives with her family in Hamilton, Virginia, and enjoys healthy eating, exercising and watching her children play sports.