Dr. Mark Stengler believes in the benefits of natural, holistic, and nontoxic approaches to medical care. He combines both conventional and natural medicine to treat a variety of health concerns and conditions. Using modern technology, he first diagnoses patients, then uses organic and natural solutions to treat their problems. His extensive training in both conventional and natural therapies allows him to provide comprehensive care to improve patient health.
Dr. Stengler puts his training and knowledge to use in a variety of ways. He works directly with patients as the owner of Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine, a state-of-the-art facility that provides alternative treatments and therapies. Through his position as associate clinical professor at the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in Portland, He also spent time serving on a medical advisory committee for the Yale University Complementary Medicine Outcomes Research Project.
Reaching out to the public and educating them on natural healing is also important to Dr. Stengler. He has written 17 books, three of which have become best sellers, and frequently contributes to several health magazines. In addition, he is the author of the e-letter House Calls with Dr. Mark Stengler as well as Health Revelations with Dr. Mark Stengler. National television stations such as FOX, CBS, and NBC have all featured him as a medical expert. In an effort to provide continuing education, he hosts his own television show, “Natural Healing with Mark Stengler,” on PBS. Dr. Mark Stengler has won national acclaim as “America’s Natural Doctor®” due to his breakthrough approach and subsequent success.
On his path to becoming a naturopathic doctor, Dr. Mark Stengler studied not only a standard medical curriculum, but also one that encompassed training regarding holistic and nontoxic approaches to therapy. Throughout his education, he was completely dedicated to his studies. He completed his premedical studies at Mt. Royal College in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and the University of Calgary. He then went on to attend graduate-level naturopathic medical school at the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. In addition to completing training in diagnosis, lab testing, pharmacology and minor surgery, Dr. Stengler also completed training in clinical nutrition, Chinese medicine, homeopathic medicine, botanical medicine, psychology, and counseling. This provided him with the skills and knowledge necessary to help people make positive changes to their lifestyle in an effort to improve their health.
Understanding the value in education and striving to provide quality care for his patients, Dr. Mark Stengler went on to earn several additional degrees and certifications. This continuing education shows his dedication to his work and constantly bettering himself. He holds the following additional degrees and certifications:
• Diplomate of the College of Physicians
• Certification Intravenous Nutrient Therapy
• Masters of Religious Studies from Southern California Seminary
• Certification of Homeotherapeutics at the National College of Natural Medicine
• Oriental medicine training at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in Portland
• Licensed to practice as a Naturopathic Medical doctor in California
These degrees and certifications have allowed him to provide patients with a more comprehensive approach to natural treatment. His diverse training in both conventional and natural medicine allows him to combine modern technology with more traditional therapies to create treatment plans tailored to meet patient’s specific needs and provide safer, long-term treatments. He is able to offer patients a wider range of treatment options to better suit their needs and lifestyle.
Staying Current in the Medical Field
Staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in the medical field is important. Many medical professionals join professional associations so that they can stay connected with advances in their area of interest. There are a wide variety of organizations that exist which range from more general medical topics to very specific fields of study and practice. Dr. Mark Stengler is a member of several organizations that allow him to build connections within the field, share his work, read the work of others, and access many other resources. He is a member of the following:
• American Association of Naturopathic Physicians
• California Association of Naturopathic Doctors
• Member of the American College for Advancement in Medicine
• Member of the American Association of Integrative Medicine
Providing Natural Healing Therapies and Treatments for Patients
Dr. Mark Stengler has put his education, training, and experience into practice by founding his own clinic, Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine. Here he uses natural healing to treat patients with a range of medical concerns and conditions.
Whether they are looking to treat acute or chronic health problems, want an alternative to long-term prescription drug therapy, or want to improve their overall health, he and his team of professionals can help. Since everyone is different, Dr. Stengler takes the time to get to know each patient, their medical history, their health problems, and their goals.
Through this information and the use of modern diagnostic testing, he identifies the root causes of their health problems. Then he creates a treatment plan tailored to their individual needs. Some of the services he provides include hormone balance, weight loss, acupuncture, lab testing, sensitivity testing, IV nutrient therapy, cardiovascular treatment diabetes care, immune support, and more.
Through the use of more natural treatment methods, patients are often provided alternatives to a life-long dependence on medication. Dr. Mark Stengler attempts to treat the root cause as opposed to just the symptoms. Getting to the cause of the condition and effectively treating it can help reduce or eliminate symptoms. Natural therapies are used as often as possible. He also uses them in collaboration with more conventional therapies to provide higher levels of patient care.
Both men and women throughout the country seek out Dr. Stengler’s advice and experience with treating hormone balance issues. Since conventional medicine offers little flexibility in diagnosis and treatment, they are looking for other options. He is able to prescribe tailor-made hormones to meet their specific needs and dosages. He also performs bio-identical hormone replacement.
Involving Patients in their Health
Dr. Mark Stengler also teaches patients how to take responsibility for their own health through education regarding diet, lifestyle, and proper use of natural and conventional medicine. They learn how to better identify the signals that their body is sending them about their health or illness. He believes that natural medicine plays a key role in preventing illness and optimizing health. Providing valuable education to patients allows them to become empowered over their own health and make better decisions. He and his staff believe that it is important for patients to take an active role in their health.
Educating the Public
In addition to running his own practice, Dr. Mark Stengler also actively educates patients and the public in other ways. He has shared his knowledge and experience through writing in many different outlets. He is the author of 17 books. Three of these books, “The Natural Physician’s Healing Therapies,” “Prescription for Natural Cures,” and “Prescription for Drug Alternatives,” have become best sellers. More than 500,000 copies have been sold of “Prescription for Natural Cures, revised edition (2011).” In addition, over 100,000 subscribers read his e-letter House Calls and monthly report Health Revelations.
In addition to appearing as a medical expert on several television stations and having his own weekly show, he has also appeared in two PBS documentaries on natural medicine. They are “7 Steps to Perfect Health,” and “Supercharge Your Immune System.” He was also the host of his own PBS Fundraiser the A to Z guide to Natural Healing. As well he is the host of a weekly PBS and cable television show Natural Healing with Mark Stengler.It is important to him to enlighten others about the benefits and possibilities that natural medicine offers. Dr. Mark Stengler is constantly researching breakthroughs and developments in the field in order to provide patients with the best possible natural healthcare.
Dr. Mark Stengler will continue to research and follow breakthroughs in the field of natural medicine. This allows him to provide patients with care that is up-to-date and of high quality, utilizing the most recent information and findings. Through continued membership with professional organizations, he has access to valuable resources and networks of professionals to further his studies. It also provides him with an opportunity to share his findings with colleagues, increasing their knowledge and understanding.
He will also continue educating patients to provide them with the most comprehensive care. Through continuous support and education, they can become more proactive about their own health. They will learn to understand what their bodies are telling them, how to respond, and when to seek treatment.
As a medical expert in the field of natural healing, Dr. Stengler will continue sharing his knowledge and experience with the public. By appearing on various television programs and in featured publications, he will continue to increase awareness about the benefits that natural medicine can provide. The more people become knowledgeable about their options, the more informed they will be when it comes to making healthcare decisions. They will have more options when it comes to deciding what is right for their body and their situation.
Dr. Mark Stengler and his staff will continue to make natural therapy a realistic possibility for patients. Through his work at Stengler Center for Integrative Medicine, he will continue offering state-of-the-art care and treatment. Patients will know that when they come they will be treated with compassion and that their medical care will be tailored to meet their specific needs.