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Dr. Corey Riser

D.C., C.F.M.P.

Dr. Corey Riser has spent almost a decade practicing as a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner with over 300 hours of post-doctoral Functional Endocrinology and Clinical Nutrition education.

Originally from Zanesville, Ohio, Dr. Riser began his work in alternative medicine through his award-winning Undergraduate Thesis study on Bacteriophage Therapy of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as a preferred treatment method over traditional antibiotics.

While attending graduate school, Dr. Riser’s passion for alternative medicine developed after the passing of his grandmother, mother, and father in a two-year span. He watched as conventional medicine treatment with drug therapy and a lack of nutritional guidance continued time and time again to fail his family members and ultimately led to untimely deaths. It was at this time that he redirected his efforts toward Functional Medicine education.

In 2017, Dr. Riser founded Functional Health Center of the Carolinas, a highly regarded Functional Medicine clinic in Charlotte, North Carolina. It has quickly become one of the most sought after “Chronic Disease Reversal” clinics in the region.

As the Clinic Director, the focus of Dr. Riser’s practice is primarily Functional Medicine treatment of Type II Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders, Cognitive Decline, and Autoimmune disease. Dr. Riser has made it a priority to help the Carolina region combat a devastatingly high incidence of chronic disease and obesity through Functional Medicine and nutraceutical interventions. As such, Dr. Riser has treated and helped thousands of patients regain their health.

Educational background
Saint Vincent College – Latrobe, PA – Bachelors degree in Biology; scholarship golfer
Palmer College – Port Orange, FL – Doctorate
Functional Medicine University – Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner
Northwestern College of Health Sciences (current) – Diplomate in Clinical Nutrition

Jenna White

Clinic Manager

Having dedicated the last four years serving the Fort Mill community in the Health Care realm, Jenna continues to promote health and wellness as the Clinic Manager at FHCC. “Being witness to their growth and positive change in their health, is the most rewarding part of my job.”, she states.

A native of Fort Mill and a 2011 graduate of Fort Mill High School, Jenna continued her education and collegiate basketball career at Converse College where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Biology in 2015.

She continues to work closely with her Alma Mater as a member of the Fort Mill High School Basketball coaching staff.

Aside from her job and coaching Jenna enjoys spending time with her very large family.

Jillian Perras

Front Desk / Social Media Coordinator

Educating patients is one of the most important distinctions between successful patient outcomes and ones that fail. Jillian’s focus at FHCC is to bridge the educational gap between our Clinic and potential patients who are lost and have nowhere to turn for their health. She states, “I enjoy being challenged everyday with the creative aspects of my role, and it’s really rewarding to see myself grow with a wonderful team.”

Originally from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Jillian attended the University of South Carolina and is currently residing in Rock Hill. She is a published photographer and was awarded first place in 2D in her high school’s art show.

When she’s not smiling behind the front desk welcoming you into the clinic, she can be found writing and discovering new music!