Healthcare with a Touch of Nature
Healthcare with a Touch of Nature
Holistic Family Medicine

Holistic Family Medicine of Lake Norman is a home for anyone that is looking for a unique health care approach that allows patients the choice to navigate their own health.

What is DPC at Holistic Family Medicine and how is it different than the traditional way?

DPC stands for direct primary care and is a type of healthcare service that utilizes reduced monthly membership fees instead of dealing with insurance companies and their inflated prices. The goal is better healthcare for all, partnering with your provider to achieve optimal health at an affordable rate. No more 5-10 minute appointments, prolonged waiting periods to see your provider, co-pays, deductibles, or out of network issues that are not covered. DPC provides available same day sick visits, wholesale prices on labs, better pricing for imaging, and available discounts on supplements. We stand for personalized patient-centered care, devoting our time where it really counts…with you. Your medical care is individually tailored, and you will finally receive the care that you deserve.

Benefits of being a member at HFM of Lake Norman

Access to your Provider
Just a click away reach your provider via text, email, zoom, or portal messaging.
Unlimited Visits
Your membership will include unlimited visits with the convenience of same or next day appointments.
No Insurance Needed
Removing insurance companies from your primary care will eliminate the major influence they have on your overall health.
(No more co-pays or deductibles)
Home Visits
Available per request based on individual circumstances.

We are certified in family medicine​, believe in medical freedom of choice, and support vaccine-hesitant patients.

Mariela Busheva - Holistic Family Medicine

Mariela Busheva, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

   Mariela arrived in the United States in 2001 coming from her native country of Bulgaria. She arrived in Columbus, Ohio and didn’t know a soul or have a command of the English language. She came here to complete an internship at Ohio State University in Plant Protection. Like many immigrants that grace our shores, she took the opportunity to live, work, and prosper, eventually making USA her new home. Today, Mariela is a proud citizen.
   She started ballroom dancing professionally at the age of 7. Her natural talents and love of dance, not to mention the thousands of hours of practice, her competitive nature, and dedication to be the best at what she does, allowed her to quickly rise through the ranks to become a National Junior Bulgarian Champion. Her competitive dancing has taken her to competitions in Italy, Denmark, Austria, Greece, the United States, and other European countries.
   While dancing was her passion, she has also shown she has the business acumen to start and run a successful ballroom and fitness center with her business and dance partner. Mariela knows learning is a lifelong process and understands that you have to work hard every day to really excel. She has been featured in such publications as Skirt Magazine, the Lake Norman Times, and Spotlight Magazine. In addition, she has appeared on Fox News, CMS Television, and many European television shows.
   She earned her first bachelor’s degree in Ecology with a minor in Foreign Trade and Economics before coming to the US. However, her heart has always longed to help, care, and promote health for others. This was a deciding factor to go back to school and pursue her passion. She graduated from Queens University of Charlotte in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and then worked in intensive care at a major hospital for 5 years while she was continuing her education towards her master’s degree. She then went on to graduate with her Master of Science in Nursing in 2017 and became a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
   In the last 6 years she has worked from a hospitalist/internal medicine provider to an integrative medicine family practitioner. Mariela is very grateful for that opportunity, which has brought her much professional growth, as well as the opportunity and ability to be where she is today. Mariela believes that creating a partnership with the patient is very important, as this relationship can be therapeutic and empower the patient. She looks forward to educating, inspiring, motivating and coaching her patients to help them achieve their desired results and promote optimal health.
   In her spare time, she enjoys creating memories through adventures and experiences with the love of her life, her 5-year-old daughter. She also enjoys traveling and exploring different cultures with her family.