Winter Wellness physicians are trained in primary care specialties like family medicine and internal medicine, however, we recommend our patients maintain a primary care physician for things like vaccinations and strep or flu testing, which we do not perform here at Winter Wellness.
We recommend female patients also maintain an OBGYN for regular pap smears. Dr. Winter will remind you of important age-related screenings you should get like colonoscopies or mammograms.
The Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree program is a rigorous, 4-year medical program. It is equal in its demands to conventional medical education. Along with standard medical training SCNM training also includes acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine, botanical medicine, environmental medicine, homeopathic medicine, mind-body medicine, minor surgery, nutrition, hydrotherapy, pharmacology, and physical manipulation.
The current Accredited Naturopathic Medical Schools include: