Dr. Ilagan, Medical Director at Whole Family Health Care, graduated from the accelerated medical program at the prestigious University of the Philippines. She finished her Internal Medicine residency at Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and was subsequently asked to serve as Chief Resident for another year. She went into private practice in the suburban Philadelphia area for a number of years before moving to central Florida with her family.
Having grown up in Asia and traveled extensively, Dr. Ilagan has always had special interest in an integrative approach to health care and disease prevention. She believes that everyone should be actively involved in their care and strives to continuously share information to educate her patients. She is a frequently invited speaker for educational conferences for medical professionals on topics like Preventive Health & Maintenance, Hormonal health, and Weight Management. With over 20 years of clinical experience, Dr. Ilagan has expertise in adult preventive medicine and disease management, bio-identical hormone therapy for men and women, as well as nutrition and wellness/anti-aging medicine. Dr. Ilagan also has special interest in the field of Bariatric Medicine, which focuses on the treatment and management of overweight and obese patients and their related conditions and co-morbidities. She utilizes an individualized approach to weight utilizing a combination of diet, nutrition, hormones, medications, exercise and behavioral tools to help patients achieve and maintain a healthy weight for life.
She is board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. She completed a 2-year fellowship and was certified in Anti-aging & Regenerative Medicine by the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (a private organization not affiliated with or recognized by the Florida Board of Medicine). She is a member of the American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM), the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M), the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and the Philippine-American Physicians of Central Florida. Dr. Ilagan is fluent in both English and Filipino. Her interests include art, photography, organic gardening, biking, and spending quality time with her husband and children. She loves to cook various types of cuisines and enjoys traveling.