Chris A. Kleronomos, FNP, DAOM, MSc
Comprehensive Pain and Functional Medicine Specialist
Currently Chris Kleronomos serves as the Comprehensive Pain and Functional Medicine Specialist for Vida Integrative Medicine. Formerly he was the Medical Director of the Fibromyalgia and Neuromuscular Pain Center, and served as Clinical Director of the Multi-Disciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Program, for Salem Hospital’s Comprehensive Pain Program. Practicing a comprehensive approach, he utilizes a variety of modalities to layer treatments incorporating the most current biomedical standards of care, with evidenced based Oriental and Natural Medicine through a Functional Medicine lens. He is board certified in Family Practice (AANP), and acupuncture (NNCAOM) and a board diplomate in Pain Management (AAPM), and Anti-Aging medicine (A4M), as well as a Professionally Registered Herbalist. He is one of the leading experts on the application of Bee Venom Therapy and publishes and lectures on the subject around the country, currently serving as President of the American Apitherapy and is an active board member of the Biotherapeutics Research and Education Foundation. He has been featured several times, on the television show “The Doctors”, and on “National Geographic Wild”. He has been published in the Pain Practitioner, Journal of the American Academy of Pain Management, and was a featured interview in Life Extension Magazine. Most recently was featured in Chart Notes, publication of Marion-Polk County Medical Society. Chris Kleronomos became interested in medicine as a Corpsman in the U.S. Navy, where he served with the Marine Corps elite Special Operations Teams; Force Reconnaissance. Afterwards he studied for a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, and completed a doctoral program focusing on oncology, chronic disease and pain management at Bastyr University. Due to his strong belief in Integrated Medicine, he continued his education to become an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner at Seattle University, as well as a Master of Science in Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition at the University of Western States. Chris Kleronomos is married and has two adventurous boys following in his footsteps. His wife is a Health Psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral training, and mind-body medicine. In his free time, he enjoys martial arts, traveling, hiking/camping, SCUBA and spending time with his family, and extended family including a giant St Berdoodle named Buddha.