Michael A. Arata, M.D.

Dr. Arata is an accomplished physician internationally respected for his work in venous disease. His experience in treating chronic venous obstruction spans over more than a decade. He is one the most experienced physician in the United States at venous angioplasty having performed over 20,000 venous ballooning procedures. This experience has resulted in medical journal publications and presentations across the globe.

Dr. Arata was one of the first Interventional Radiologist’s trained in Functional Medicine.  This has lead to a significant evolution in care and establishment of a comprehensive autonomic dysfunction program. He also pioneered efforts to improve patient selection by establishing ANS testing as a prerequisite and laboratory testing of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (HPA). He also provides comprehensive and integrative care incorporating lifestyle changes, hormonal assessment and modification, and structural therapies such as NUCCA and correction of bruxism into the treatment algorithm.

A graduate of UCSF School of Medicine, Dr. Arata completed his four year residency at Duke University Medical Center. After completing an Interventional Radiology fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Arata became Board Certified with a certificate of added qualification in Interventional Radiology. Dr. Arata is also a diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, the American Board of Obesity Medicine, the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. He is a certified Functional Medicine Practitioner and is board eligible in Integrative Medicine. He developed the first integrative autonomic treatment center, located in Newport Beach, CA.

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