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Madelein Shafferman, ND

Madelein Shafferman, ND

About Me

I am passionate about working with patients on an individual basis to provide them with the best possible care. I hope to not only become part of my patient’s health team, but I also aspire to provide them with education so they can take an active role in making decisions about their health.  I am dedicated to treating the whole person and not just the symptoms.

I have always been a big science nerd.  I started with a background in biology and chemistry when my own health took a turn that lead me to do some investigation.  I didn’t like the options offered to me because none of them supported my body’s ability to heal itself.  I began the search for something that seemed more logical to me, blending both science and my body’s natural processes.  Because of this, I often times feel like naturopathic medicine chose me!

In addition to delving deep into a patient’s history to find the root cause of symptoms, I spend my free-time exploring the depths of nature. I love hiking, camping, rock climbing and finding small-town treasures across the country. I am so thankful to call myself a naturopathic doctor and I can’t wait to help you reach your health goals.

Emphasis

General Family Medicine, Digestive disorders, and Adolescents

Secondary Emphasis

Autoimmunity, Hormone dysregulation

Education

Radford University (Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Bachelor of Science in Biology), Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine)

My Mission

Work with each patient as an individual to find and treat the cause and support healing.  I also strive to provide education about how the body is innately able to heal provided the proper environment.