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Educational Phone and Video Consults

Educational Phone and Video Consults with Dr. Sulak and his colleagues 

Medical Cannabis Works Best with Education

Medical cannabis is an incredibly safe and effective treatment option, when used correctly, for a broad variety of medical conditions and symptoms.

With its variety of delivery methods, types of cannabis, and dosing strategies, cannabis is not a single medicine, and there is no one-size fits all approach to using it as a medicine.

While the number of healthcare providers willing to provide medical cannabis certifications is steadily increasing, most do not offer patients specific instructions on how to use cannabis in a way that best suits their needs.

If you are outside of Maine, start with Healer.com, a free educational resource with step-by-step dosage programs created by Dr. Sulak to help you:  

  • Safely start using cannabis if you haven’t already done so
  • Find your optimal dose
  • Reverse tolerance and become more sensitive to cannabis
  • Combine cannabis with mental and physical practices to boost your health
  • Use cannabis without impairment
  • And more…

For patients who want more, educational phone and video appointments with Dr. Sulak and his expert colleagues at Integr8 Health are available.

An experienced cannabis clinician will review your health goals, current symptoms, health history, and previous cannabis use.  We do not require medical records but are willing to review any that you chose to send to us.

We’ll provide suggestions for how to best use cannabis, including detailed dosing information relevant to your case.

We can review menus and product details from your local cannabis suppliers to suggest products most likely to be effective for your goals.  Our treatment strategies take the availability of cannabis products in your state or country into account.

We answer questions and make suggestions on other integrative, health-promoting practices that fit your goals.

We are happy to send a consult letter to your local medical providers, and/or you may invite your providers to join in the call/video for a direct clinician to clinician collaboration with you present.

How it works: Our Integr8 Health staff will:

Schedule your 60-minute educational visit

Provide intake and consent forms you can complete online (or by hand if you prefer)

Send you a link to join a private video chat (or we can simply call your phone number)

Please note:

This educational visit is in no way creating a medical relationship.  All communication provided is purely informational and is not to be viewed as professional medical advice.  We can teach you, but cannot provide either diagnosis or medical treatment.

We strongly encourage you to establish care with a local medical provider that will monitor your use of medical cannabis.  We are happy to collaborate with this provider and prefer to send them a copy of our recommendations.

The scheduled appointment includes time for the educator to review intake data prior to the appointment, and to compose and send list of suggestions and/or correspondence with you and your medical team.  A 60-minute visit typically includes 40-45 minutes of face-to-face or call time.

Cost is $300/hr

Biography of Integr8 Health Practitioners

  • Dustin Sulak, D.O.
    • Dr. Sulak is an osteopathic general practitioner whose clinical practice focuses on treating refractory conditions in adults and children with an individualized, health-centered approach.  Dr. Sulak completed undergraduate degrees in nutrition science and biology from Indiana University, a doctorate of osteopathy from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and an osteopathic rotating internship at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency.  Dr. Sulak is a founder of Integr8 Health, a medical practice in Maine that follows over 8,000 patients using medical cannabis, and co-founder of Healer, a medical cannabis education resource.  He sits on the board of directors of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, and frequently lectures to healthcare providers on the clinical applications of cannabis.
  • Danielle Saad, D.O.

    • Dr. Saad is a board-certified osteopathic family physician who has been practicing cannabinoid medicine in Maine for 7 years. She has a diverse background in integrative medicine and excels in the treatment of complex, chronic conditions including  chronic fatigue syndrome, Lyme disease and other chronic infections, intractable pain, and PTSD.  Dr. Saad completed undergraduate degree in ___ from University of California – San Diego, a doctorate of osteopathy from the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a family medicine residency at Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency.
  • Laurel Sheppard, Nurse Practitioner

    • Laurel was the first provider to join Dr. Sulak’s practice nine years ago and closely supports him with some of their most challenging cases.  Her experience in cannabinoid medicine is extensive, in addition to a solid medical foundation with certification in primary care and family medicine.  Laurel excels in managing cannabis treatment in pediatric patients, older adults, and the terminally ill.  She was trained in Humanism in Medicine by Dr. Patch Adams at the Gesundheit Institute in West Virginia, and brings deep compassion and connection to her clinical encounters.