Appalachian Wellness

Complex & Chronic Illness Specialists

Integrative approaches to treating root causes, not symptoms.

Accepting New Patients

We are currently accepting new patients. Contact us to learn more and get your first appointment scheduled today!

Online and Virtual Services

We offer online and virtual options after initial office visits to help ensure convenience and safety.

CIRS Screening Tests

We now offer a free, online CIRS screening test that is 95% accurate in estimating your risk factor in only a few minutes.

Notice

Please do NOT wear scented cologne, perfume, body lotion etc. as numerous staff and other employees have allergies and/or severe sensitivities to artificial fragrances! Fragrance use may result in you being turned away from your appointment as it causes health problems for staff & other patients.

Our Mission

We aren’t your average Integrative or Functional Doctor. We don’t just help manage wellness—we treat sick patients . We use cutting-edge, clinically-validated testing to uncover the root causes of illness to take effective, lasting, and invigorating action. Learn more about how we take a more personalized approach to health.

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Decades of Experience

Raymond J. Oenbrink DO is Board-Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians,  the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), the Vice-Chair of the International Society for Environmentally Acquired Illness (ISEAI), and a Shoemaker-Certified Physician in treating Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS). Dr. Oenbrink specializes in a wide-range of treatment modalities meant to address patients on a holistic and personal level.

Learning & Resources

We make patient education a priority and maintain a large catalog of resources to help better understand diagnostics practices, treatment protocols, and the complexities of chronic illness. In addition, we maintain comprehensive listings of trusted providers for things like third-party labs, home toxin testing, and lifestyle therapies.

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Our Services

We offer a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services for a wide range of conditions

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Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS)

CIRS is a multi-system, multi-cause condition that can disrupt health from the deepest of levels. Dr. Oenbrink is certified in the Shoemaker Protocol to help address these issues.

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Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)

Mast Cells help the body fight threats like viruses and bacteria but, when out-of-balance, can cause debilitating symptoms such as hives, asthma, and worse. We can help get things back in balance. 

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Chronic Lyme Disease & Tick-Borne Illness

Complex and chronic illness are our specialities—Lyme being among the most complex of all. We can help uncover, treat, and recover from the long-term consequences of tick-borne illness.

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS)

We can help desensitize and heal from MCS using the latest in medicinal therapies and neurological therapies such as the BNRS to help retrain the body to function in a more balanced state.

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Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Disorders (PANS/PANDAS)

Our office is experienced in diagnosing, understanding, and treating the complex cases of neurological damage associated with PANS & PANDAS to help the youngest among us thrive again.

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Substance Abuse Therapy

Dr. Oenbrink is certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Our practice offers a wide range of affordable treatment plans to help manage addiction and reclaim health.

Patient Information

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Patient Testimonials

We work hard to serve the needs of every patient. Below are testimonials from patients describing their experiences at our office and how working with our doctors has improved their lives

Help for Lyme Patients

My last provider for my Lyme treatment shut her practice recently, leaving me in a tizzy trying to find a new doctor. I researched most of the Lyme doctors in North Carolina, finding challenges with each. Some won’t prescribe, the rest are prohibitively expensive. I have also had unpleasant experiences with several LLMDs. I was

Aleksu Hillerstrom

A wonderful opportunity to find the right doctor

I spent 5 hours, 11am-4pm, with Raymond Oenbrink, DO, 2 days ago, my initial appointment. His office, Appalachian Wellness is located very near where Fairview Road begins in Biltmore Village, in The District. PLEASE see all details about this extraordinary, greatly experienced practitioner, on his website: appwell.net. He takes MEDICARE. I am sending this to

HELP IS ON THE WAY!

After years and years of chronic migraines, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, constant flu-like aching, severe sinus issues, mold toxins, infections and chronic inflammation, I am finally seeing progress and getting my life back. Prior to coming to Dr. Oenbrink, I’d already been through 2 sinus surgeries, completely changing my nutrition, mold remediation of everything that I

Cynthia C.

Another Answered Prayer

We had a neighbor and our mold remediation company refer us to Dr. Oenbrink. This was a true answered prayer. He is a man of God who truly cares about both of us. We have been fighting mold related brain issues for over a year. He had so much more to offer and is aggressively

John and Carol Hetzel

Finally, someone in my corner

I saw dozens of doctors and health professionals over the 4+ years I’ve been sick. The ones with the power of the prescription pad all thought I was crazy, or flat-out told me that they see people like me all the time and there’s nothing they can do for any of us. That is a

Dustin Schultz

Dr. Oenbrink was an answered prayer!

If you have given up and feel like there is no more hope after going from doctor to doctor, please read this because I was there myself. After 2 years of being ill and from doctor to doctor I was not only getting frustrated, but more sick. Every doctor I went to kept telling me

Kristina Werner

I wanted to tell people,

I wanted to tell people, that there is hope and there is treatment that will reverse the damage caused by mold..including the brain hypertrophy/atrophy. Dr. Raymond Oenbrink in Asheville, NC has helped us tremendously over the last 11 or so months. This doctor saved my children and I’s lives as well as a dear friend

Jamie Hawley

I had been to thirteen

I had been to thirteen different physicians and specialists with no answers for my failing health. Dr. O put me on a path to wellness. I am getting my life back thanks to him. Alison

Allison F

Latest Articles & Blog Posts

We regularly post articles, guides, and helpful resources to help better understand the chronic illnesses that we specialize in treating. Below are some of our latest articles.

CIRS: Treatment Pathway Steps

CIRS: Treatment Pathway Steps

Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) is a complex condition that affects many different systems and pathways in the body. The term originates from Dr. Richard Shoemaker after many years of diagnosing patients dealing with persistent biotoxin-related illness....

LabCorp: Essential CIRS Testing Partner

LabCorp: Essential CIRS Testing Partner

We use a variety of third-party laboratory services to ensure the most accurate and comprehensive snapshot of patient health. Among them, LabCorp is the lab we use the most. When dealing with Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS), there are many labs that most...

ERMI: Testing Your Home for Mold & Biotoxins

ERMI: Testing Your Home for Mold & Biotoxins

Part of the Shoemaker treatment protocol for Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) dictates removing potential sources of mold toxins. Toxins in the home, vehicle, workplace, or other areas where ample time is spent are all potential hurdles to successful...

Your Health Starts Here

Contact us to schedule your appointment today!

Phone: (828) 785-1850 

Hours: 9am - 5pm Monday-Thursday

Appalachian Wellness

Better Health Care is Our Mission & Vision

Personalized healthcare for patients suffering with chronic illness in Western North Carolina

(828) 785-1850

rjodo@appwell.net

200 District Dr. #001, Asheville, NC 28803-0235