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What is TelMD?

Your Guide To Health And Wellness

TelMD’s mission is to change the conversation from problems to personalized, functional solutions by going “upstream” and changing the focus of health care, creating a path towards optimal health. It just makes sense.

How it Works

Your Path To Optimal Well-being

Welcome to your journey to optimal health and well-being.

Sign Up

By registering and answering a brief survey, you can create goals and a path that will lead you to live the life you deserve.


Check-in Daily

Reflect, learn, act, grow.


Gain Insider Knowledge

Peek behind the curtain to learn secrets of well-being.


Build Your Wellness Team

Partner with health and wellness professionals whose focus is on you.


Stay Healthy

Keep on track. View your history and progress towards your goal.


TelMD Supports Your Every Step

Upstream Blog

The Source of Wellness

The Definitive Guide To Modern Medicine

This article serves as a definitive introduction to alternative medicine, describing the distinct disciplines: holistic, integrative, complementary, and functional medicine.

Is Coffee Healthy? 7 Tips for Regular Coffee Drinkers

Is coffee healthy? This question has left scientists and medical professionals scratching their heads for decades.

The Case for a Tech-Free Morning Routine

What does your morning look like? Whatever you do, some of the world’s high-performers will implore you to…

About Founder

TelMD Founder

Terry L. Franklin, MD, FAAFP

MDVIP Physician

Terry Franklin, MD, FAAFP is a board-certified physician who specializes in delivering personalized preventative health care to every patient he serves. By integrating Eastern and Western philosophies in his private practice, Dr. Franklin has pioneered a creative approach to health care, coined Appreciative Medicine™.

This philosophical approach to medicine views health and life as a continuum of physical, emotional, psychological, and spiritual components. Appreciative Medicine™ fosters a truly active partnership between the patient and the practitioner, focused on the goal of achieving optimal health.

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