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Rob Abbott, MD

Medical Director, Functional Medicine Physician

Rob Abbott M.D. completed his internship in family medicine at the Virginia Commonwealth University- Shenandoah Valley Family Medicine Residency Program in Front Royal, Virginia. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia (U.Va.) School of Medicine Class of 2017 and is dedicated to the health and wellbeing of the Charlottesville community.  He has completed training in functional medicine, through the Kresser Institute with their ADAPT Level 1 Practitioner training and has completed additional trainings through the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM). He is the medical advisor for the innovative collaborative, Autoimmune Wellness, and specializes in treating individuals with autoimmune disease. In his free time, Dr. Abbott enjoys creative expression through writing and communal conversation, sharing blogs, poetry and podcasts through his website


Ryan Hall, DCN-c, RYT 1000

Functional Nutrition Practitioner

Bringing his life experience and hard earned expertise to work at Resilient Roots, Ryan helps individuals, couples, and families come up with creative solutions to implement evidence based nutritional therapy and lifestyle design so that they may find healing and build the skills necessary for taking ownership and sustaining their wellness.

Ryan's areas of expertise and focus are  gut health, autoimmunity, complementary oncology, and chronic illness. Ryan's specialties include, but are not limited to; Therapeutically Structured Ketogenic Diets, Fasting and Fast Mimicking Diets, The Autoimmune Protocol, Low FODMAP,  Yoga, Zen Meditation/Mindfulness, Stress Reduction/Management, and Sleep Hygiene.

Ryan holds a Masters of Science in Clinical Human Nutrition and Integrative Health from the esteemed Maryland University of Integrative Health. Currently, Ryan is engaged in pursuit of a Doctorate of Clinical Nutrition.