Dr. Lily Hargrove, MD
Dr. Lily is a Jersey Girl who came down to Charlottesville for her residency in 1999 and has been fortunate to practice medicine here ever since. She and her husband James have two sons, Noah and Nate. In her free time she can be found enjoying crossword puzzles, walking her dogs, or cracking up with all three of her boys.
Dr. Lily uses a holistic combination of knowledge and compassion to help patients find a manageable, individualized path to a healthy mind and body. She received her board certification in Integrative Medicine after completing her fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine in 2019. She is currently training in Functional Medicine with the Institute for Functional Medicine. Both Functional and Integrative Medicine recognize the vital connection between mind and body. The focus is to identify and resolve the root causes of illness in order to eliminate symptoms of disease rather then to merely suppress them with medication. Dr. Lily is committed to remaining current and competent with today’s allopathic medical knowledge in order to offer her patients a broad spectrum of therapeutic choices to meet their medical needs.
Dewey’s PhD came from the School of Hard Knocks, and he is truly a self made pup. He completed his fellowship in house training and absurd adorableness and officially started his career an office assistant in 2014. He has been lowering blood pressures and cheering up patients in the office ever since. He is always ready to play a game of tug, chase a (very, very small) tennis ball, or sit on laps as needed to support and guide patients on their journey to health. Not a dog person? He will happily head to the waiting room during your visit.
Toby, PA (Puppy Assistant)
Toby is a very relaxed Min Pin/Chihuahua mix who relocated to Charlottesville to come work at Ivy Family Medicine. He had been employed as a private sitter for an elderly gentleman in Kansas, but then decided to move to Virginia when his position there was finished. He is a gentle and soothing practitioner, and truly believes in a team approach. His patient nature and compassionate eyes will encourage you to take charge of your health and permit him to sit on your lap as if it were the most natural thing in the world. Petting him will come so easily that you may not even realize just how good it is for you (and him!).