Dr. Julie George, Licensed Naturopathic Physician
Dr. Julie George is a licensed naturopathic physician in Arizona. She is a graduate of Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, Arizona, one of the foremost academic institutions for naturopathic medical education, research, and clinical care. Prior to earning her Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, Dr. George began her formal education at The University of Texas at San Antonio where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Julie George incorporates all aspects of naturopathic medicine to create a complete understanding for the individual person specializing in Primary Care, Preventative Care and Environmental Medicine. During her many preceptorships with physicians and specialists throughout the country, Dr. George has had the opportunity to observe and work with experts in both naturopathic and allopathic medicine. Exposed to a multitude of cases from life threatening illnesses to preventative family medicine, Dr. George was motivated and inspired. As a result, she founded Sunstone Natural Health. Dr. George’s goal with each patient is to restore health. She strives to achieve the highest level of health and vitality for her patients. Realizing every person and condition is unique, Dr. George takes the time to listen and thoroughly understand your health care needs. As your primary care provider, Dr. George will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that will offer the greatest benefit to you as a whole person. Dr. George continues to expand her knowledge with her involvement in both research and conferences throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. George was honored to receive Doctor of The Year in 2012 from the Texas Association of Naturopathic Doctors.
Dr. Julie George also makes educational presentations, workshops and teaches classes for private and semi-private groups. Each presentation is tailored to the individual group’s needs and requests based on her field of expertise.
A Naturopathic Physician is a licensed primary care provider trained as an expert in natural medicine. They receive a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine after graduating from an accredited naturopathic medical school. After an undergraduate degree, doctorial naturopathic medical education includes study of the biological sciences and conventional medicine as well as alternative diagnosis and treatment. In addition, naturopathic physicians complete extensive academic and clinical education and other forms of medical diagnosis as well as the safe, effective use of natural medicines. Natural medicines include diet, nutrition and exercise, the therapeutic use of vitamins and minerals, botanical medicine, homeopathy, counseling, physical therapies and more. Naturopathic education emphasizes the role of a doctor as teacher, educating people about health, disease, treatment options and prevention. Naturopathic physicians pass two national board exams, science and clinical, to attain a license to practice in the state. Naturopathic physicians cooperate with all other branches of medical science referring patients to other practitioners for diagnosis or treatment when appropriate.