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Groton Wellness Welcomes Dr. Henri Balaguera, M.D.

Dr. Henri Balaguera

Groton Wellness, a cutting-edge health center that combines biological dentistry, functional and integrative medicine, detoxification spa and organic café, welcomes Dr. Henri Balaguera, M.D., to its practice as a functional medicine doctor and clinical director. He specializes in functional medicine, chronic and infectious disease, auto immune disorders, functional nutrition, sleep issues, pulmonary disorders, cardiovascular and metabolic dysfunction, natural hormone replacement and preventative medicine.

Balaguera holds a medical degree from Universidad Industrial de Santander and is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He comes to Groton Wellness with more than eight years of experience as an M.D. at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Division Hospital Medicine, in Burlington, Massachusetts. He is trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases and has a fellowship in immunogenetics.

Currently he is an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, and he will be a certified functional medicine physician from the Institute of Functional Medicine. He has a dedicated holistic self-care practice, with mindfulness and meditation at the foundation of his core values. He will be continuing his clinical research, in collaboration with the Groton Wellness team. 

Dr. Jean Nordin-Evans, DDS, and co-founder of Groton Wellness states, “We are excited to welcome Dr. Henri Balaguera, M.D., to our innovative, community health and wellness center. His approach of combining traditional medical training with an in-depth knowledge of functional medicine will help our patients immensely. We are happy to add to our long list of practitioners so that patients will receive the best care possible in the 21st century.”

Meet Balaguera from 7:30 to 9 a.m., November 13, at Groton Wellness’ monthly Practitioner’s Breakfast. To register for this complimentary event, visit In addition, Balaguera, like most of Groton Wellness’ practitioners, offers a free 15-minute phone consultation to new patients. Many insurance companies will cover functional medicine services. Check with your carrier for details.

Location: Mill Run Plaza, 491-496 Main Street, Groton. To book an appointment, call 978-449-9919. For additional information regarding Groton Wellness’ services and philosophy, and to view a list of upcoming classes and events, visit