DR. CHRIS KLERONOMOS - Medical director
FNP-BC, (DAAPM), DAOM-L.Ac. RH (AHG), MSc. (ABAAHP)
Currently, Dr. Kleronomos is the Medical Director of the Fibromyalgia and Neuromuscular Pain Center of Oregon, LLC. He previously was the Clinical Director of the Multi-Disciplinary Pain Rehabilitation Program, for Salem Hospital’s Comprehensive Pain Program. His clinical focus is the diagnosis and treatment of “Global Pain Syndromes” i.e. fibromyalgia, myofascial and neuropathic pain. He is one of the leading experts on the application and administration of Bee Venom Therapy, and publishes and lectures on the subject around the country.
He is board certified in Family Practice (AANP) and acupuncture, a board diplomat in Pain Management (AAPM) and Anti-Aging medicine (A4M), and is also a Professionally Registered Herbalist (AHG). He has been featured several times, on the television show “The Doctors”, and on “National Geographic Wild”. He has been published in the Pain Practitioner, Journal of the American Academy of Pain Management, and was a featured interview in Life Extension Magazine.
Dr. Kleronomos became interested in medicine as a Corpsman in the U.S. Navy, where he served with the Marine Corps elite Special Operations Teams; Force Reconnaissance. Afterwards he studied for a master’s degree in Oriental Medicine, at the Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, and completed a doctoral program focusing on oncology, chronic disease and pain management at Bastyr University. Due to his strong belief in Integrated Medicine, he continued his education to become an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner at Seattle University, as well as a Master of Science in Functional Medicine and Human Nutrition at the University of Western States.
Practicing a truly comprehensive approach, he layers treatments to incorporate the most current biomedical standards of care, with both classical and evidenced based Oriental and Natural Medicine techniques from acupuncture and physical medicine, to diet and functional nutrition, and the provision of herbs. Currently, he sits on the boards of the American Apitherapy Society and the Biotherapeutics Education and Research Foundation (BTER).
Dr. Kleronomos is married and has two adventurous boys following in his footsteps. His wife is a Health Psychologist specializing in cognitive behavioral training, and mind-body medicine. Currently she is a partner and key practitioner at the clinic as well as a full time instructor at Oregon State University. In his free time, he enjoys martial arts, traveling, hiking/ camping, SCUBA and spending time with his family, and extended family including a German Shepherd and ferrets.
DR. MISHA KLERONOMOS - mental health therapist
Dr. Misha Kleronomos is a therapist with over a decade of experience in the treatment of health related conditions. She has been trained in biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy, mind-body medicine, and health psychology. She is skilled in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, couple, and family issues, as well as the mind-body connection to pain. In addition, she can aid in smoking cessation and weight loss. She has completed a research study on the relationship between stressful life events and fibromyalgia and chronic pain.
Currently, she is the co-owner and key partner at FNPC integrating mental health into the FNPC approach. In addition to her work at the pain center, she is a full time instructor in the psychology department at Oregon State University.