Dr. Eduard Drannikov, MD

Eduard Drannikov, MD, is Board-certified in Family Medicine, Integrative Medicine, and Functional Medicine, while also having been trained in Medical Acupuncture. Specializing in Integrative Family Medicine, Dr. Drannikov is known for his empathy, humor, and gentle demeanor. His approach bridges healthcare with social and behavioral sciences by understanding the connections between social, behavioral, psychological, and biological factors in health and well-being.

Prior to joining the medical team at Restoration Healthcare, Dr. Drannikov served in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan, and most recently on the University of California Davis’ clinical faculty. There, as a clinic leader, he provided care to patients visiting the university’s Integrative Medicine and Family Medicine health clinics.

In addition to his focus on the treatment of chronic and complex health conditions — including autoimmune disorders, Environmentally Acquired Illnesses, Lyme disease, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome among others — Dr. Drannikov offers medical acupuncture as a therapeutic modality to address a variety of conditions and support our patients’ plans of care.

As an evidence-based physician who focuses on the body’s innate ability to heal from within, Dr. Drannikov believes that the role of the physician includes educating, engaging, and empowering patients through the compassionate delivery of integrative and functional medicine.

A 2014 graduate of the Ross University School of Medicine, Dr. Drannikov was Board-certified by the American Board of Physician Specialists (ABPS) in 2021, received his IFM (Institute for Functional Medicine) Certified Practitioner designation in 2022, and earned his Certificate for Acupuncture from California University – Silicon Valley in 2015. Dr. Drannikov completed a one-year Fellowship in Integrative Family Medicine at the University of Michigan’s nationally ranked medical school.

Trained in Balance Method Acupuncture, Dr. Drannikov is a 2018 recipient of the Frank and Teresa Kleist Award — given to the graduating resident physician who best exemplifies humanitarian compassion in the care of patients. In his spare time, Dr. Drannikov enjoys experimental cooking, meditation, domestic and international travel, and spending time with family and friends.