About Life Medical Practitioners

Jacob I. Mirman, MD, DHt, CCH

Jacob I. Mirman, MD, DHtMedical Director
Integrative Therapy Director
US Civil Surgeon
Internal Medicine

Dr. Mirman is a specialist in internal medicine and homeopathy, as well as some other integrative medicine modalities. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. His initial homeopathic training was with the Faculty of Homeopathy in London, England. He followed this program with a series of preceptorials with several internationally renowned homeopaths. He continued his studies by attending the ESSH School of Homeopathy in Flagstaff, Arizona.  Over the years Dr. Mirman investigated and studied numerous integrative modalities in addition to homeopathy, such as Low Level Laser Therapy, Neurotransmitter Therapy, Magnetic therapy, Transcranial Electrical Stimulation, Bach flower essences and others.  Some of the therapies he found to be most effective have been incorporated in Life Medical. He also advises his patients on some of the others, and gives referrals to the appropriate specialists when necessary.

Dr. Mirman is a founding member of the Minnesota Homeopathic Association and a member of the board of directors of the ESSH School of Homeopathy.

Leon B. Frid, DC

Leon B. Frid, DCChiropractic, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Director
Diplomate, American Board of Disability Analysts
Certified Independent Medical Examiner

Dr. Frid graduated from the Russian State Medical University in Moscow, as a General Practice Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). After arriving in the US, he attended Northwestern Health Sciences University in Bloomington, MN, graduating as a Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.), making the National Dean’s List. Dr. Frid also attended the University of Minnesota for his B.A. in Human Physiology (and the Dean’s List). He has more than 25 years of integrated practice experience.

He is a member of the Clinical Faculty of Northwestern Health Sciences University.


Nina R. Bacaner, MD, MPH, DTM&H

Internal Medicine, Civil Surgeon, Travel Medicine. Integrative Medicine.
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Minnesota Medical School

Dr. Bacaner is an internal medicine physician and civil surgeon with expertise and advanced training in immigrant medicine, integrative medicine, travel and tropical medicine. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine and completed her residency in internal medicine at Highland General Hospital in Oakland California. She has a Master's in Public Health from The Harvard School of Public Health, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from The London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. She practiced medicine for many years at the Community University Health Care Center which included a diverse immigrant population. She teaches at the Global Health Course at the University of Minnesota Medical School, and has published in major medical journals. She speaks conversational and medical Spanish. As a civil surgeon, she performs immigration physicals/ Green Card exams and Citizenship Test Waivers. For the last five years, she has been studying and attending national courses in integrative and nutritional medicine. She focuses on both the science and art of medicine, combining the best practices of Western and integrative medicine.

Lewis Holm, DC

Diplomate American Board of Chiropractic Internists

Dr. Holm graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic from the University of Western States, Oregon and is a NCCAOM certified licensed acupuncturist. Dr. Holm has been in private practice in Colorado for 22 years. He welcomes all ages and successfully integrates chiropractic, acupuncture, nutritional and herbal therapeutics for the treatment of a wide variety of medical problems. He is developing a vibrant acupuncture department for Life Medical. This ancient art can effectively bring you greater pain and symptom relief and restore your vitality to recuperate and overcome illness. Dr. Holm particularly gives a peaceful healing experience to the acupuncture session with essential oils, sound vibration, Tui Na manipulation, fire cupping, and herbal remedies as needed.

Dr. Holm has served for the past ten years on the board of directors for the Colorado School of Healing Arts for massage. He has additional credentials as a fellow in the International Academy of Acupuncture whose board of directors spans China, Australia, Canada, and the United States. He is a graduate of East West Anchor Point System, and in his studies he has travelled to India and Europe.

Toan Q. Tran, DPT

Physical Therapy
Supervisor, Department of Physical Rehabilitation

Dr. Tran is a Physical Therapist with extensive training and continual education in manual therapy, joint mobilization, kinsiotaping ,orthopedics, musculoskeletal and sports medicine rehabilitation. Dr. Tran attended The College of St.Scholastica in Duluth, MN, graduating as a Doctor in Physical Therapy (DPT). He also obtained his BA in Health Science with a minor in Psychology from The College of St.Scholastica.As a physical therapist, Dr.Tran focuses on the evaluation of strength, balance, range of motion, coordination, endurance, and posture of each individual patient and works to restore function, improve mobility, and decrease pain with the goal of re-establishing the patient's prior level of function.



William Harralson, DC


Undergraduate studies completed at Kansas State College, Pittsburg, Kansas followed by professional studies at the Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City. Received Certification in Acupuncture from Texas Chiropractic College, Pasadena, Texas. Trained in Biofeedback through Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Ks.. Graduate studies at University of Missouri at Kansas City in Counseling Psychology. In private chiropractic practice in Kansas City before joining Primary Care and Rehabilitation in Minnesota in 1999. Joined Life Medical in 2007 practicing chiropractic in this integrative medicine clinic.




Scott Wagner, LPT

Physical Therapy.

Scott graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison Phisical Therapy program in 1989. He specializes in outpatient orthopedics, manual therapy and chronic pain issues.