James P. Nicolai, M.D., aka Dr. Jim, is the Medical Director of the Andrew Weil, M.D. Integrative Wellness Program at Miraval, the first interactive integrative wellness program of its kind at a destination spa resort.

Dr. Nicolai has a special interest in whole-person medicine – he addresses patients as mental and emotional beings, energetic and spiritual entities, and community members, as well as physical bodies. His expertise is in combining conventional medicine with the intelligent use of complementary and alternative therapies, including herbs and other botanicals, vitamins and supplements, nutritional counseling, lifestyle management, and stress reduction.

Dr. Nicolai is a board-certified family practitioner and a graduate of the Integrative Medicine Fellowship at the University of Arizona in Tucson, under the direction Dr. Weil. A graduate of the Indiana School of Medicine, Dr. Nicolai completed his family practice residency at St. Francis Hospital & Health Centers.