LISA BELISLE

LISA BELISLE

TOPSHAM — Lisa Belisle, M.D., a family physician, has joined

Topsham Family

Medicine and

Brunswick Family

Medicine.

Before beginning her work in Topsham, Belisle maintained her own private practice in Yarmouth and Portland for more than 10 years. In 2007, she expanded her practice to include medical acupuncture and integrative health.

She maintains a website dedicated to integrative and preventive health care, and she hosts “The Dr. Lisa Radio Hour” and podcast. Belisle also writes about various health care topics through her work as wellness editor for Maine Magazine.

Her professional experience includes eight years as a family medicine teacher at Maine Medical Center while also serving as an associate professor at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. For two years she was an associate professor at St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine in West Bay, Cayman Islands. Belisle was affiliated with MaineHealth for ten years, and worked as a physician adviser for the Learning Resource Center and Raising Readers.

A graduate of Bowdoin College, Belisle earned her medical degree at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington. She later earned a master’s degree in public health from the Medical College of Wisconsin.

She served a family medicine residency at Maine Medical Center in Portland, and a preventive medicine fellowship at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester. She studied medical acupuncture at the Academy for Pain Research in San Francisco, Calif., and structural acupuncture at Harvard University in Cambridge. She also studied mindfulness-based stress reduction at the University of Massachusetts.

She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

She lives in Yarmouth and is the mother of three.


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