At Whole Foods Market, our core values include supporting team member happiness and excellence, and we believe that begins with good health.
The Medical and Wellness Center is one way we can provide our team members and their families with the resources to thrive.
Currently there are two centers, one in Glendale, CA and the other in Austin, TX.
We are open to Whole Foods Market team members and their family members enrolled in the Whole Health Plan.
The Medical and Wellness Centers have fully licensed medical providers ready to see you and your family for all of your primary medical care needs.
We offer a community that is built on comfort and support. It is a place where your doctors and support team know you and your children’s names, creating a welcoming environment for your family to visit regularly.
Our Promises to You:
We will provide you with comprehensive and quality care
We will take the time to listen to your concerns and answer all your questions
We will honor your goals for healthcare and support you to achieve them
We will maintain confidentiality and ensure your privacy
Meet Your Medical Providers
Dr. Vince Cacho (CA)
Vince Cacho graduated from the Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 2007 and completed his combined residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in 2011. Prior to joining the team at the Glendale Medical and Wellness Center, Vince has been practicing and teaching clinical medicine in the hospital wards as well as the clinic setting. He maintains dual board certifications in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and uses his knowledge, expertise, and passion to provide compassionate whole person care to his patients--both young and young at heart!
Eileen Walsh MSN, FNP-C (CA)
Eileen is a nurse practitioner with a master's degree in nursing, specializing in Family Practice. She has been dedicated to providing quality health care and promoting wellness in this field for 20 years. Eileen's initial medical experience began in New York where she worked as a Registered Nurse. Her passion for medicine and promoting wellness led her to pursue a higher level of expertise so she pursued her degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from California State University in 1997. Since that time she has practiced and promoted wellness in the Los Angeles area. In addition to her experience with Family Practice, she has a great deal of emergency and critical care expertise. She derives great satisfaction from providing health care and promoting wellness for this community she calls home.
In her free time, Eileen practices Hatha Yoga on a weekly basis which she has been doing for years. She also attends scheduled water aerobic classes and loves to hike Runyon Canyon on the weekends. Eileen's favorite place is the kitchen, as she enjoys the challenges of new recipe's and preparing great meals for her friends.
Dr. Dane Mosher (TX)
Dane Mosher is a family medicine physician who earned his medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in 2006. He became board-certified with the American Board of Family Medicine in 2009. He has been practicing urgent care medicine for most of the past 7 years, while maintaining a part-time practice dedicated to treating children with autistic spectrum disorders.
Dane is a certified practitioner with the Institute for Functional Medicine, an educational organization which focuses on reversing chronic illness by addressing its root causes. Dane is thrilled to be working with colleagues at Whole Foods Market who are knowledgeable in using food as medicine, and who show such compassion and concern toward their patients.
Dr. Neesha Kurian (TX)
Neesha Kurian graduated from University of Texas at Houston (McGovern) Medical School in 2001 and completed her training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles in 2005. She currently holds board-certifications in both Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and has previously practiced primary care with an emphasis on community health, student health and wellness programs.
Neesha is passionate about helping her patients through education, awareness, and empowerment by encouraging her patients to better understand and successfully pursue healthier lifestyle choices. She prioritizes helping her patients maximize the health benefits from nutrition, exercise, stress management and adequate sleep.
Neesha is excited to be a part of the Whole Foods Market mission and team and feels privileged to care for the Team Members and their families. In her free time, Neesha enjoys spending time with her husband and her 4 children.
Meet Your Health Coaches
Matt Pleskovic (CA)
Matt has been in the health, wellness, and nutrition field for over 15 years. He earned a degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Mississippi. Matt is a certified holistic health coach, through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. He is also a certified strength and conditioning coach, personal trainer, and has worked with many college and professional sports teams.
Matt enjoys presenting to groups and educating individuals on various topics including nutrition, health, wellness, and disease prevention. He started with Whole Foods Market in 2010 a Healthy Eating Specialist in Florida before helping to open the Glendale Medical and Wellness Center in 2013.
Jaclyn Foster (CA)
Jaclyn is a Certified Health Coach though the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, as well as a Certified Yoga instructor. She has been a Health Coach with the Whole Foods Market Medical & Wellness Center since its 2013 opening in Glendale, Ca. Prior to working at the Center she was a Wellness Educator for Whole Foods Market in Massachusetts. Jaclyn spent much of her twenties in trial and error researching areas of wellness from weight loss to stress-reduction in pursuit of a more balanced, happy and healthy lifestyle. She is excited to share with her patients today many of the life-changing practices that helped her lose and keep off an extra 50 pounds, increase her energy levels, and bring a greater sense of happiness and well-being to her overall life. Jaclyn is also fluent in Spanish.
Jaclyn works with patients on goals varying from learning how to reduce the daily stress that drains our energy, to practical steps for weight loss, to discussing the prevention and reversal of diseases like diabetes and high blood pressure.
Andi Jo Elbel (TX)
I am thrilled to be a part of the Austin Medical and Wellness Center team. My background includes a degree in Education from the University of Texas A&M, teaching elementary education in Korea and Austin, living on an organic coffee and mango farm on the Big Island of Hawaii, and starting up a business focused on creating a healthier and more nourished community in Austin, Texas. Upon merging my love of education and passion for community health and wellness, I decided to join forces with Whole Foods Market.
For the past 7 years as a team member I have gained top notch culinary skills and received years of on-going and comprehensive training as a health and life coach. I am now part of the Care Team that is working hard to revolutionize medical care in America and transform patient-centered care, starting with our very own Team Members. Life is good!
Lisa Rice (TX)
Lisa Rice joined as Health Coach/Care Coordinator with the WFM Medical & Wellness team in December 2015. She has been teaching plant-based cooking for over two decades and holds a Masters in Oriental Medicine from Emperors College, is a graduate of the Rouxbe Plant-Based Professional Course and the Global College of Natural Medicine and is a Certified Yoga Instructor through Yoga Works. Prior to joining WF she also worked as an acupuncturist/herbalist and was a regular guest on Austin’s Fox 7 “Clean Eating” morning show and “Health Edge” segments where she shared tips and plant-powered recipes designed to delight omnivores and herbivores alike.
Lisa is also a recipe contributor to the new Whole Foods Diet Cookbook by John Mackey, Alona Pulde and Matthew Lederman with Chef Chad Sarno. Prior to following her passion in helping others through diet and lifestyle, Lisa was a rock publicist for major record labels like Sony/Columbia, Virgin Records and Sire/Warner Brothers. These days Lisa keeps her passion for music alive as co-creator with her husband David of Clubhouse Austin, a live music series in Austin, TX.