Who We Are

Our Team

We make you healthy for life by combining integrative medicine, regenerative medicine & lifestyle interventions for better health.

We are a boutique medical practice that focus on cellular health as the way to solve pain and health. We combine integrative medicine and regenerative medicine to solve the problem. We go beyond old paradigm of fragmented care to integrate systems of body to improve function and life spans.

Our Patient-Centric Approach

We use a patient-centric approach at Aether Medicine in how we perform our job duties, and we can’t wait to meet you at your first visit. Our practice manager oversees our daily operations and continues to find ways to implement the most efficient and effective protocols to perform the job. One of our goals is to ensure your experience (from consultations to follow-up appointments) goes smoothly.

Our medical assistants can be a great resource when you need questions answered about specific treatments and conditions. We will do our best to provide you with the right resources for your needs. Our team works closely with our board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Asare Christian, at Aether Medicine in King of Prussia and the Greater Philadelphia, PA area.

Asare B. Christian MD, MPH

Asare B. Christian MD, MPH

Founder & Medical Doctor

Education:

  • Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard School of Public Health
  • MIT Sloan School of Management

Expertise:

  • Integrative Pain Management: Pharmacological & Non-pharmacological
  • Cellular Medicine & Health Optimization: PRP. Peptides. Hormone Replace. Exosomes
  • Neuro Rehab: Neurotoxin, Spasticity, Cervical Dystonia
About Dr Christian
Julie Dougherty

Julie Dougherty

Practice Manager

Bio:

Dedicated to the practice, Julie embodies compassion and care in every aspect of her role. Her commitment to fostering harmonious and nurturing environment for both patients and staff showcare her innate empathy and deep understanding of the human experience.

Julie’s compassion is evident in the way she interacts with all patients. She actively listens to their concerns and needs, making them feel heard and valued. Her warm smile and gentle demeanor put patients at ease, creating a safe space for them to share their health journey openly. Julie goes above and beyond to ensure that each patient receieves personalized attention. With reassuring words, she addresses their worries and alleviates their anxieties.

In her interactions with staff members, her caring nature shines bright. Julie takes the initative to support and uplift her colleages. She makes an effort to know each individual staff member on a personal level, fostering a sense of beloning and camaraderie amoung the team.

Julie’s professionalism and dedication to patient advocacy underscores her commitment to improving the lives of those under her care. She actively seeks ways to enhance the patient experience, whether it’s implementing new procedures to streamline processes or creating informative materials that empower patients to take charge of their health. Her unwavering belief in the importance of patient education reflects her deep-rooted desire to see every individual thrive and flourish.

Outside of her work, Julie’s compassion extends to her personal life. Her commitment to a healthy lifestyle alongside her husband, Terry, exemplifies her belief in holistic well-being. Through their shared passion for activities like yoga and running, they not only prioritize their own health but also serve as role models to others to embrace a balanced and active way of life.

Julie’s mantra, “Your body holds deep wisdom. Trust in it. Learn from it. Nourish it. Watch your life transform and be healthy” encapsulates her philosophy perfectly. She encourages everyone around her to listen to their bodies, honor their needs, and make choices that lead to holistic well-being.

As the Practice Manager at Aether Medicine, Julie’s compassion and caring nature radiates through her role. Her ability to create a positive and nurturing atmosphere, her dedication to patient relations, and her unwavering support for her colleagues make her an exceptional leader who genuinely makes a difference in the lives of those she touches. We are so lucky to have her as part of the team.

Ruhshona Khusenova

Ruhshona Khusenova

Medical Assistant

Education:
A recent graduate from Lehigh University, where she majored in Behavioral Neuroscience with a minor in Psychology on the Pre-Med track, Rushon’s goal is to enter Medical School to become a Physician herself.

Bio:
Rushona’s hobbies include dancing, photography, going to the gym, and watching movies. She started working as a Medical Assistant for Aether Medicine during the beginning of summer 2023.

She highly resonates with Dr. Christian’s integrative and holistic approach to medicine of easing unnecessary suffering while making the patient the healthiest person possible. As a Medical Assistant, she values fostering meaningful connections with patients to ensure their comfort and understanding throughout their time spent in the office. Working in this dynamic office constantly motivates her to guarantee that patients receive the highest standards of quality care with attention, empathy, and comprehensive support. It has truly been rewarding to wintess the kind of positive impact Dr. Christian’s care has had on his patients as they are put on a more balanced and sustainable path to healing!

Natalie Detweiler

Natalie Detweiler

Medical Assistant

Education:
Natalie is a current student at West Chester University. She is majoring in Cell and Molecular Biology with a minor in Nutrition. She recently has applied to Medical School  to pursue her dream of becoming a Physician.

Bio:
Growing up with a father with chronic health issues, Natalie is motivated to provide compassionate care to all of our patients. Interning at Aether Medicine has allowed her to actively listen to patients and foster a patient-centered environment. She is dedicated to ensuring each patient’s comfort and understanding of their care. Dr. Christian has been a role model for her as she has observed his empathy and ability to ease unnecessary suffering in patients through an integrative approach. His leadership at Aether Medicine has created an excellent Team that is supportive and inspiring to work with. With a passion for health and wellness, Natalie wants all patients to have the opportunity to live their happiest and healthiest life.